Climate Update is a summary each month of New Zealand’s climate, including soil moisture and river flows.
April 2005 – Number 70
March’s climate: March temperatures above average in the north.
March’s river flows: Low stream flows in the northern North Island and normal in most other locations.
Soil moisture levels: High rainfalls in the Wairarapa.
Three-month outlook: A mostly warm autumn, with average to above average rainfall likely in the northern North Island. Average rainfall elsewhere.
Checkpoint: How well are we doing with our predictions?
Backgrounder: More fog than usual in Wellington.
This issue of the Climate Update is available as a PDF.