Monthly

Monthly climate summaries from December 2001 to the present.

Issues

Cool and dry for much of the South Island, wet for inland parts of the North Island

Tropical moisture brings prolific rainfall to the North Island and eastern South Island.

The Tasman Tempest causes a deluge in the upper North Island.

Wet for some of the North Island, dry for the South Island.

A tempestuous month, cool for many and very dry in the eastern North Island.

A dry end to the year with average to below average temperatures.

A wet and cloudy month for many.

A wet month for parts of the South Island and eastern North Island, warm in most locations.
A wet month for the North Island, dry for the South Island, and warm almost everywhere.
A chilly month for the South Island, rounds of flooding in the North Island.
A mild month overall and dry for eastern areas of the country.
The third-warmest June on record, unusually dry and sunny for many.
Warmest May on record and plenty of rain for western regions.

Warm, dry and sunny for most of New Zealand.

A warm start to the year for the North and wet for many.
An exceptionally dry and sunny December for most of New Zealand.
A dry month for many parts of the country.
A dry month for most and warm for the eastern South Island.
A dry month for many parts of the country.
Winter truly arrived in New Zealand in June 2015. The month as a whole was unsettled, with storm events affecting different parts of the country.

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