A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.
July 2007 – Number 97
June – more southwesterlies than usual with resulting cold conditions, particularly in the south. Mostly higher than normal sunshine hours over New Zealand. Low rainfall in Bay of Plenty, and below normal streamflows over much of the country.
Outlook for July to September – air temperatures average or above over much of New Zealand, although cold outbreaks typical of winter remain likely. Normal or above normal rainfall in the east and north of the North Island.
In this issue
- New Zealand climate in June
- Global setting & climate outlook
- Feature article - NIWA’s new free data policy
Checking an automatic rain gauge at Wellington Airport. Close attention to instrument accuracy and reliability ensures users of the National Climate Database can rely on the quality of the data.
Cover photo: Alan Blacklock
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