Story: Climate change

New Zealand climate projections 2090s

This table shows the major predicted changes in New Zealand’s climate by the 2090s. It includes changes in the average climate and in the occurrence of some phenomena. The predictions for the temperature rise are based on projections derived from seven weather stations distributed around the country, all of which have been collecting weather data for more than a century.

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Source: Ministry for the Environment, Climate Change Projections for New Zealand, 2018

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Brett Mullan, Stacey Mohan, Petra Pearce, Stephen Stuart and Ben Liley, 'Climate change - Consequences for New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/table/7557/new-zealand-climate-projections-2090s (accessed 27 November 2020)

Story by Brett Mullan, Stacey Mohan, Petra Pearce, Stephen Stuart and Ben Liley, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 20 Jul 2020