Climate Update is a summary each month of New Zealand's climate, including soil moisture and river flows.

June 2003 – Number 48

May’s climate: Warm in many areas.

May’s river flows: Improved river flows over the past month.

Soil moisture levels: soil moisture levels much improved.

Three month outlook: Mostly normal rainfall and above average temperatures expected over the next three months.

Checkpoint: How well are we doing with our predictions?

Backgrounder: Solar radiation – measurement and importance.

This issue of the Climate Update is available as a PDF.