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Temperature Dec-Jan-Feb

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 Dec-Jan-Feb

Station Name No. years Below Normal Near Normal Above Normal
GREYMOUTH AERO 27 14.3 - 15.2 15.3 - 15.9 16.0 - 17.3
HOKITIKA AERO 30 13.7 - 14.9 15.0 - 15.4 15.5 - 16.8
ARTHURS PASS EWS 24 11.1 - 12.4 12.5 - 13.4 13.5 - 14.6
CRAIGIEBURN FOREST 29 11.3 - 13.0 13.1 - 13.7 13.8 - 14.6
MT COOK EWS 27 12.6 - 13.6 13.7 - 14.4 14.5 - 15.4
TARA HILLS AWS 24 13.8 - 15.2 15.3 - 16.0 16.1 - 16.9
MILFORD SOUND 28 13.2 - 14.0 14.1 - 14.6 14.7 - 16.0
WANAKA AERO AWS 28 14.8 - 15.8 15.9 - 16.9 17.0 - 18.2
QUEENSTOWN AERO AWS 30 14.0 - 15.3 15.4 - 16.0 16.1 - 17.4
CROMWELL EWS 29 15.5 - 16.5 16.6 - 17.4 17.5 - 19.0
QUEENSTOWN 30 14.8 - 15.8 15.9 - 16.4 16.5 - 17.8
CLYDE DAM 22 15.5 - 16.0 16.1 - 17.3 17.4 - 18.3
ETTRICK NO.2 27 14.4 - 15.1 15.2 - 16.2 16.3 - 17.0
GORE AWS 29 12.7 - 13.5 13.6 - 14.2 14.3 - 15.2
WINTON 30 12.7 - 13.7 13.8 - 14.3 14.4 - 15.6
INVERCARGILL AERO 29 12.3 - 13.3 13.4 - 13.8 13.9 - 14.8
TIWAI POINT EWS 29 13.3 - 13.8 13.9 - 14.3 14.4 - 15.2