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Climate Summaries

View annual, seasonal and monthly summaries of temperature, rainfall and sunshine data from across New Zealand. 

You might also be interested in our 'Seven-station' series temperature data. This long-running data series shows NZ's average annual temperature has increased by about 1°C over the past 100 years.


Read NIWA's annual climate summaries, going back to the year 2000. Each summary contains information on a single year's overall climate conditions, sunshine, temperature, soil moisture, and temperature. 

Seasonal climate summaries from summer 2001 to the present.