A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.
December 2005 – Number 78
November - warm and dry for most of the month, but cool and wet in the last week in some areas.
Outlook for December to February - weaker than normal westerlies with average or above average temperatures in most areas. Wet conditions are likely in the north and east of the North Island.
In this issue
- November's climate
- Global setting & climate outlook
- Feature article - Adapting to climate change in eastern New Zealand
Cattle grazing in Matukituki Valley, Otago. Farmers are often the first to detect subtle changes in forest and pasture ecologies.
Photo: Steve Le Gal
This issue of the Climate Update is available as a PDF.