A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.
November 2005 – Number 77
October - wet and warm in the north; very dry in parts of the South Island and cool in some areas.
Outlook for November to January - air temperatures are likely to be average to above average across New Zealand. Normal rainfall in most areas, but possibly drier than normal in the east of the North Island.
In this issue
- October's climate
- Global setting & climate outlook
- Feature article - Livestock farmers cope with climate variability?
Mustering sheep in the Wairarapa hill country. Livestock farmers have developed improved strategies for dealing with climate variability.
Photo: Alan Blacklock
This issue of the Climate Update is available as a PDF.