Kōrero: Climate

Rainfall during El Niño and La Niña

Rainfall during El Niño and La Niña

These maps show rainfall variations from the norm during nine La Niña summers (1957/58–1997/98) and nine El Niño summers (1949/50–1999/2000). La Niña brings rain to the north and east and drought to the south and west, while El Niño has exactly the opposite effect.

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Brett Mullan, Andrew Tait and Craig Thompson, 'Climate - New Zealand and global climate patterns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/7785/rainfall-during-el-nino-and-la-nina (accessed 16 July 2019)

Story by Brett Mullan, Andrew Tait and Craig Thompson, published 12 Jun 2006