Outlook: September-November 2018

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September – November 2018 temperatures are forecast to be average (35 – 40% chance) or above average (35 – 40% chance) for all regions of New Zealand except the north and east of the North Island, where near average temperatures are most likely (45% chance).

September – November 2018 rainfall totals are forecast to near normal (40% chance) or below normal (35% chance) for all regions of New Zealand except the east of the North Island, where near normal rainfall is most likely (45% chance).

September – November 2018 soil moisture levels and river flows are forecast to be near normal (35-40% chance) or below normal (35-40% chance) for all regions of New Zealand except for the east of the South Island, where below normal soil moisture levels and river flows are expected (50% chance).

 

Graphical representation of the regional probabilities, Seasonal Climate Outlook, September-November.