A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.
May 2007 – Number 95
April – cool in most places, although near normal temperatures in parts of the South Island. A relatively dry month in many areas. Low streamflows except in Northland.
Outlook for May to July – average or above average air temperatures in most places. Normal or below normal rainfall and stream flows in the east of the country. Normal rainfall elsewhere.
In this issue
- New Zealand climate in April
- Global setting & climate outlook
- Feature article - Adapting to climate changes
Malborough vineyards, autumn 2006. Higher atmospheric CO2 may increase the shading on fruit because of enhanced leaf growth.
Cover photo: Alan Blacklock
This issue of the Climate Update is available as a PDF.