High pressure dominates this week and that means more dry, settled weather is on the way. The last day of winter in the meteorological calendar is this Wednesday but it looks mainly calm, dry and mild for winter’s last day across New Zealand – and the start of spring on Thursday looks similar in the North island and still dry and mild for many in the South Island – although the winds and rain clouds are returning to some degree.
Speaking of degrees – this week ends on a warm note, more northerlies, more sub-tropical air, more temperatures possibly reaching into the 20s for some regions in the north and/or east of the country.
The astronmical end to winter isn’t for another 3.5 weeks.
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