NIWA Predict Dry Weather For Late Winter/Early Spring For Bay Of Plenty
The dry weather is looking like it may stick around for late winter and early spring in the Bay of Plenty.
That's according to data from NIWA's latest Seasonal Climate Outlook for August to October.
The outlook has revealed rainfall totals are most likely to be below normal (50% chance) in the Bay of Plenty.
According to NIWA, an increased frequency of high pressure systems near the region will likely lead to spells of drier than normal weather.
The outlook also revealed, temperatures are about equally likely to be above average (50% chance) or near average (45% chance).
It notes, seasonal wind speeds may be stronger than normal.
Data also showed soil moisture levels are most likely to be below normal (45% chance) while river flows are about equally likely to be below normal (45% chance) or near normal (40% chance).
Image: NIWA New Zealand.
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