A monthly newsletter from the National Climate Centre.
September 2007 – Number 99
August – below normal rainfall in the north and east of the South Island; near or above normal rainfall in regions exposed to the west. Above average temperatures in the North Island; cold in the south. River and stream flows low in eastern regions and normal to above normal elsewhere.
Outlook for September to November – normal rainfall in the east of the North Island; normal or below normal rainfall elsewhere. Air temperatures are likely to be average or above in all regions.
In this issue
- New Zealand climate in August
- Global setting & climate outlook
- Feature article - Winter rainfall at Whangarei Airport
After the drought in southern Hawkes’ Bay. Rainfall restored the colour but pasture covers were low during winter.
Cover photo: Alan Porteous
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