Christchurch has turned on a fantastic day with temperatures reaching between 30 and 32 degrees across the city this afternoon, additionally winds have been very light. However, and there is always a however to mess with your joy, a southerly breeze has developed on the southern edge of the city recently so it will bring temperatures down a bit.
The Santa Parade down Riccarton road must be a real hit today with the warm weather upon us. And my first “
But what else is going on? Well it is certainly windy about the lower North Island, currently Palmerston North is experiencing wind gusts up to 75 km/h. About the Southland coast winds are also fairly breezy with 65 km/h gusts from the west. Southland has had a fair few windy days recently so some calm might be appreciated by the locals at some point soon.
Most of the North Island is shrouded under a layer of cloud with some rain in the west south of Auckland, the South Island’s West Coast is mostly cloudy also with a few drizzle patches about.
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By weather analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz