A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.
March 2007 – Number 93
February – well below normal rain in most regions, apart from some flooding in Northland. Temperatures were above average in western and inland South Island regions, and below average in many northern and eastern regions.
Outlook for March to May – more northerly or northeasterly airflows than usual. Air temperatures are likely to be average or above average. Normal rainfall in most places, but above normal rainfall is likely in the north of the country.
In this issue
- New Zealand climate in February
- Global setting & climate outlook
- Feature article - Calculating irrigation need
Clearing a jump at Masterton. A dry end to summer left a hard surface for horses and their mounts at the February A&P Show.
Cover photo: Alan Blacklock
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