A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.

January 2006 – Number 79

December – very warm everywhere. Rain in the central North Island and in Southland brought some relief for water resources, but river levels in western, central, and eastern South Island areas remained below normal.

Outlook for January to March – near normal rainfall with above average temperatures.

In this issue

Cover image

Windsurfers taking advantage of a steady southerly on Wellington Harbour.

Cover photo: Wendy St George

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