A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.
June 2006 – Number 84
May – high rainfalls in Northland, Auckland, and Canterbury; dry conditions in Otago. Warm conditions in the north of the country. High river and stream flows in the north and east and normal to below normal flows in the west and south of both islands.
Outlook for May to July – mostly near normal conditions, but wetter and warmer in the north of the country. Above normal river flows are expected in the northern North Island and eastern South Island.
In this issue
Centre pivot irrigation system operating in mid Canterbury. Efficient use of irrigation water is a key to conserving the water resource.
Cover photo: Alan Blacklock
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