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

November 2004 – Number 65

October’s climate: Dry and cool in parts of the South Island; warm and wet in parts of the North.

October’s river flows: Central and southern North Island flows high.

Soil moisture levels: Soil moisture levels near normal.

Three-month outlook: A tendency towards normal temperatures and drier conditions in the north and east of the country; cooler and wetter in the west and southwest.

Checkpoint: How well are we doing with our predictions?

Backgrounder: Wind Power.

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