Predicted rainfall: Rainfall is likely to be in the near normal range for all regions.
Outcome: Rainfall was above normal in Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Taranaki, Wellington, Tasman, Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago regions. Normal rainfall few elsewhere.
Predicted air temperature: Temperatures are likely to be above average across the North Island, and are very likely to be above average across the South Island.
Outcome: Temperatures were indeed above average across most of the North Island but were near average over much of the South Island.