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Temperature Mar-Apr-May

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 Mar-Apr-May

Station Name No. years Below Normal Near Normal Above Normal
GREYMOUTH AERO 27 11.4 - 12.7 12.8 - 13.2 13.3 - 14.3
HOKITIKA AERO 30 11.1 - 12.2 12.3 - 12.6 12.7 - 13.5
ARTHURS PASS EWS 25 7.4 - 8.3 8.4 - 9.3 9.4 - 11.1
CRAIGIEBURN FOREST 30 7.9 - 8.5 8.6 - 9.0 9.1 - 10.0
MT COOK EWS 27 8.3 - 9.0 9.1 - 9.5 9.6 - 10.4
TARA HILLS AWS 27 8.7 - 9.4 9.5 - 9.9 10.0 - 10.7
MILFORD SOUND 27 9.2 - 10.8 10.9 - 11.1 11.2 - 12.2
WANAKA AERO AWS 28 9.5 - 10.5 10.6 - 11.1 11.2 - 11.8
QUEENSTOWN AERO AWS 30 8.8 - 10.1 10.2 - 10.8 10.9 - 11.7
CROMWELL EWS 29 9.4 - 10.6 10.7 - 11.1 11.2 - 12.2
QUEENSTOWN 30 9.7 - 10.9 11.0 - 11.1 11.2 - 12.3
CLYDE DAM 22 8.9 - 10.3 10.4 - 11.1 11.2 - 11.7
ETTRICK NO.2 29 8.7 - 10.7 10.8 - 11.0 11.1 - 11.9
GORE AWS 29 8.8 - 9.9 10.0 - 10.1 10.2 - 11.1
WINTON 29 9.1 - 10.3 10.4 - 10.7 10.8 - 11.3
INVERCARGILL AERO 30 9.1 - 10.1 10.2 - 10.5 10.6 - 11.3
TIWAI POINT EWS 27 9.9 - 11.0 11.1 - 11.2 11.3 - 11.9