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

July 2003 – Number 49

June’s climate: Warmest June on record.

June’s river flows: June stream flows variable.

Soil moisture levels: Soils mostly at field capacity.

Three month outlook: A mild late winter is expected.

Checkpoint: How well are we doing with our predictions?

Backgrounder: Winter chilling. How does June 2003 compare to previous years?

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