April

A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.

April 2006 – Number 82

March – lowest temperatures since 1993; low rainfall in Nelson, inland south Canterbury, and many western regions. Stream flows low in the southwest North Island and the northern and central South Island.

Outlook for April to June – mostly warm conditions, especially in the North Island. Normal or below normal rain in the South Island and southwest North Island; elsewhere normal or above.

In this issue

Cover image

Early autumn in mid Canterbury. Climate Explorer will assist farmers to recognise early signs of unusual climatic conditions.

Cover photo: Alan Blacklock


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