A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.

December 2006 – Number 90

November – Drier than normal in eastern Northland and Gisborne, but wet in many other places. Air temperatures were higher than normal in the east of the North Island, while it was cold in the southwest of the country. Stormy westerlies were frequent over the South Island.

Outlook for December to February – more westerly winds than normal are likely, with wet conditions in the west and south of the South Island. Air temperatures are likely to be below normal or normal in most places.

In this issue

Cover image

Environment Canterbury river gauging station at the Rakaia Gorge.

Cover photo: Alan Blacklock

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