Seasonal

Seasonal climate summaries from summer 2001 to the present.

Issues

A very wet winter for the eastern South Island, mild temperatures for most of the country

Wettest autumn on record for parts of the North Island

A cool summer for most but dry in the north and east

A wetter and warmer than normal spring for many.
A warm winter for most and dry in eastern Canterbury.
Second warmest autumn on record, wet for the West Coast.
Most of New Zealand experienced a dry spring this year and strong El Niño conditions persisted in the Tropical Pacific
A winter with many extreme weather events
Most of the country experienced a mild autumn.
A persistently dry summer for all.
Near average temperatures for most of the country.
A mild winter for much of the country.
A warm and sunny autumn for much of the North Island, wet for many parts of the South Island.
Changeable summer temperatures, dryness ends the season in the North Island.
A warm spring with near normal rainfall for many.
Warmest winter on record for New Zealand.
A warm autumn; dry and sunny to start with, followed by more unsettled weather.
Very dry for the North Island. An extremely sunny summer across the country.
A sunny and cool spring for many regions. Rather dry for much of North Island and Marlborough.
A season of two halves: cold and dry, then wet and warm.
Dry and record sunny over South Island.
North Island and Nelson – short changed!
Extremely dry Taupo north; wet eastern South Island.

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