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Monthly climate summaries from December 2001 to the present.


New Zealand’s 4th-warmest December on record
New Zealand’s warmest November on record.
5th-warmest October on record
A mild and wet September
A warm finish to winter for most of the country
Heavy downpours and unseasonable warmth
New Zealand’s warmest June on record
Severe flooding in Canterbury to end the month
Warmer and drier than normal for many
A month with long dry spells and late season warmth
A dry month with mixed temperatures.
A mild month with mixed rainfall patterns.
A dry and mild end to the year
Wet and warm for much of New Zealand
A warm and dry month for much of New Zealand.
Dry for northern North Island, wet for much of South Island.
A warm and dry finish to winter.
Very wet in Northland, dry for many remaining areas
Warm start to winter for much of the country
Warm and dry for the middle to lower South Island
Very dry for many parts of New Zealand.
Dry for many locations; temperatures near to below average
Dry in the North Island; flooding in the lower South Island
January - a month of two halves