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Seasonal climate summaries from summer 2001 to the present.


A mild spring, very wet for parts of the North Island
A warm and dry winter for many parts of the country
A wet and warm autumn for much of New Zealand
A summer of floods and droughts, and very warm
A wet & warm spring in the North Island; near normal South
New Zealand’s warmest and wettest winter on record.
New Zealand’s equal-second warmest autumn on record
New Zealand’s fifth-warmest summer on record
New Zealand’s second-warmest spring on record
New Zealand’s second consecutive warmest winter on record
A warm autumn with bursts of heavy rainfall
Dry for much of the country, near average temperatures
A warm and wet spring for much of New Zealand
New Zealand’s warmest winter on record.
A dry autumn for most areas of the country.
Flooding in the south; drought in the north.
Warmest recorded November closes 12th warmest Spring
7th-warmest winter on record and near normal rainfall
New Zealand’s 4th-warmest autumn on record.
New Zealand’s third-warmest summer on record
Spring 2018: a season of weather swings for New Zealand
A mild winter for much of the country and dry in parts of the South Island.
A warm start to autumn, then cooler and unsettled at times.
New Zealand's hottest summer on record.