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