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Auckland swelters on 29 degrees

Today’s highest temperature was 30 at Blenheim but Auckland was close by on 29 degrees, along with humidity in the 40% range.  The feels like temperature for many was around the mid 30s.

Today’s lowest maximum temperature was 16 at Gore, Invercargill.

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WW Forecast Team on 30/01/2010 11:56pm

I might as well wade in to this one!

I think you’ll find if you read through the stories we actually don’t have a massive focus on Auckland in our news updates.  We write about wherever the weather is… in fact the majority of updates last week concentrated on South Waikato and King Country!

It probably feels more Auckland heavy because we have the Auckland forecast at the top of the page.   And of course there are 1.4 million people in Auckland so yesterday’s heat was definitely news worthy.

About 75% of our visitors come from Auckland… Christchurch/Canterbury is our second biggest region but they only make up for about 15%… so you can see why we tend to mention Auckland in stories.

I’m pleased to say that we are working on trying to get Christchurch forecasts this year – it’s a slow process though because of the economy, but we have a small team working on this already.

Thanks for all the feedback – it’s good to be reminded about other regions/centres… so keep the comments coming as it helps our team focus on more than just Auckland!

Philip Duncan

Guest on 30/01/2010 8:44am

YES. WW. there are other NZ cities besides Auckland – Wellington, ChCh and Dunedin.

Couldn’t agree more with Mel

Sarah B on 30/01/2010 7:20am

Haha yet more Auckland for you! :oP I thought you might like to see todays top temp for Beachlands… 31.1¬∞C at: 12:07….yep it was a warm one!

Mel on 30/01/2010 4:29am

Auckland this and Auckland that! It was also 29 in other places but please stop writing about Auckland-my friends and me are sick to death of NZs only one city 🙁

Sorry but I know it has the most visitors to your site probably but lately it’s been overkill! Still waiting for other city forecasts-Move your arse WW!!!! lol


Kat on 30/01/2010 4:57am

Confused? Just had a glance at all the latest headlines, and this is the only one that mentions Auckland.

Guest on 30/01/2010 4:26am

Pukekohe for the last hour has had torrential rain with much lightening and thunder. Fire sirens have been continuous.

Guest on 30/01/2010 9:39am

Please send some of that rain North – I’m sick of politician clouds (clouds that promise rain, but never deliver).

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