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2011 – The Weather in Review - Wed 21 December 2011 - Written by: | 0 comments
The temperature trend in New Zealand during the past year can be read from the graph below and tells a story. Last summer was significantly hotter than normal, and several tropical weather systems visited our northern parts in January.
On 21 August in 1861, Dr. Charles Knight was appointed the first Director of Meteorological Stations in New Zealand.
His appointment marked the founding of the New Zealand Meteorological Service – this country’s oldest continuous...