A warm summer, with a chance of a cyclone, in 2020/20201

Get ready for a warm dry summer:

La Niña has arrived for New Zealand, and on top of that, the next three months are likely to be warmer than average, marine heatwaves may develop and the tropical cyclone risk is higher.

Source: Marine heatwaves, higher tropical cyclone risk: What La Niña means for New Zealand this summer | RNZ News.

Northern and eastern parts of the country tend to have a wetter than usual summer, while southern and western areas are often drier and more prone to drought.

Niwa's forecasted temperatures for November 2020 - January 2021. Photo: NIWA.
Niwa’s forecasted temperatures for November 2020 – January 2021. Photo: NIWA.

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