A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.

November 2006 – Number 89

October – record rainfalls in some areas, with average to below average temperatures in most places. High river and stream flows in the southern North Island.

Outlook for November to January – stronger than average south-westerly airflow is expected over the country. Average or below average temperatures are likely in all regions. Rainfall is expected to be normal or below normal in all regions except the west of the South Island, where above normal rain is expected.

In this issue

Cover image

NIWA yachties manoeuvre on the start line on Wellington Harbour. Suitable conditions for sailing were forecast up to 14 days ahead on ClimateExplorer.

Cover photo: Alan Blacklock

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