A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.
August 2006 – Number 86
Very wet in the southern North Island; extremely dry in parts of Northland, Auckland, and parts of Otago. Record low and record high river and stream flows in the North Island. Above average temperatures in the east of the North Island, Marlborough, Nelson, and the Southern Lakes.
Outlook for July to September – air temperatures mostly average or above (with cold outbreaks at times); rainfall normal or above in the north and east of the North Island.