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

Cover image

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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