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Temperature Aug-Sep-Oct

Temperature tercile tables for several locations in the West and South of the South Island. Data are based on the 30-year period 1971-2000. The ranges for each tercile are: below normal = second lowest to 33rd percentile; near normal = 34th to 66th percentile; above normal = 67th percentile to second highest.

Historical average temperature (deg C) range for forecast area WSSI for the 3-month period Aug-Sep-Oct

Station Name No. years Below Normal Near Normal Above Normal
GREYMOUTH AERO 27 9.4 - 10.1 10.2 - 10.4 10.5 - 11.1
HOKITIKA AERO 30 8.9 - 9.6 9.7 - 9.9 10.0 - 10.8
ARTHURS PASS EWS 27 4.4 - 5.3 5.4 - 6.2 6.3 - 8.2
CRAIGIEBURN FOREST 25 4.6 - 5.4 5.5 - 5.9 6.0 - 7.0
MT COOK EWS 29 5.4 - 6.0 6.1 - 6.6 6.7 - 7.6
TARA HILLS AWS 27 6.1 - 6.8 6.9 - 7.1 7.2 - 8.0
MILFORD SOUND 30 7.6 - 8.2 8.3 - 8.5 8.6 - 9.8
WANAKA AERO AWS 26 7.4 - 7.8 7.9 - 8.0 8.1 - 8.6
QUEENSTOWN AERO AWS 30 7.1 - 7.7 7.8 - 7.9 8.0 - 8.7
CROMWELL EWS 30 7.4 - 8.2 8.3 - 8.4 8.5 - 9.4
QUEENSTOWN 30 7.7 - 8.1 8.2 - 8.4 8.5 - 9.4
CLYDE DAM 23 7.8 - 8.5 8.6 - 8.9 9.0 - 9.5
ETTRICK NO.2 27 7.8 - 8.4 8.5 - 8.9 9.0 - 9.3
GORE AWS 29 7.1 - 7.8 7.9 - 8.1 8.2 - 8.8
WINTON 29 7.6 - 8.2 8.3 - 8.5 8.6 - 9.2
INVERCARGILL AERO 30 7.6 - 7.9 8.0 - 8.3 8.4 - 9.1
TIWAI POINT EWS 27 8.1 - 8.7 8.8 - 9.0 9.1 - 9.5