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my stats
https://www.weather-display.com/windy/g ... 02021.html
1c above average overall here (over 15 years of data)
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Dry month.64.9mm .
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3 light frosts were recorded this month..
Minimum for the month was zero recorded on the 3 days that the light frosts were recorded.
Maximum for the month was 24.3C on the 7th.
Lowest maximum was 12C on the 13th with the highest minimum being 11.8C on the 29st.
60.4mm of rain in total over 18 days.
One thunderstorm day, the 18th.
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Weather station in Alexandra based at Molyneux Park

Minimum for the month -1.9 C on the 20th
Maximum for the month was 25.1C on the 25th
Lowest maximum was 10.3 C on the 12th with the highest minimum being 13.2 C on the 26th.
33.8mm of rain in total over 6 days.
Maximum wind gust 60kph on the 13th
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Howick - October 2021

Summary
Warmer than average (night times in particular), and the wettest October in my station records (12 years).

Stats
Mean temp = 15.2C (+0.8C)
Mean daily high = 19.2C (+0.3C)
Mean daily low = 12.2C (+1.7C)
Highest temp = 23.2C (on day 18) - new record
Lowest temp = 6.3C (on day 14)
Total rainfall= 131.6mm (+57mm, or 176% of average) - new record
YTD rainfall = 953mm (-104mm, or 90% of average)

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This year's rain pattern has been quite interesting, consistent modest rainfall around 80mm per month has switched to consistent rainfall around 130mm per month since August.
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Andy do you do the obs at Alexandra?
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Chris Raine wrote: Mon 01/11/2021 20:11 Andy do you do the obs at Alexandra?
No not me.
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An exceptionally warm October. Wet in the upper North Island and central Otago, but otherwise mostly dry elsewhere.

Oct 2021 Climate Anomaly Maps ℅ NIWA.png

Preliminary October 2021 figures for the main centres:

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Oct 2021 Average Temps, Rainfall, Sunshine and departures from 1981-2010 normals ℅ NIWA

Site                     T-max °C      T-min °C      T-mean °C     Rain mm      Sun hrs

Auckland, Mangere       18.7  +1.1    12.6  +1.1    15.6  +1.2    126  139%    173   98%
Auckland Aero           18.7  +1.0    12.5  +1.3    15.6  +1.1    105  112%
Tauranga Aero           18.7  +0.6    11.6  +1.5    15.1  +1.0    126  141%    n/a   n/a
Hamilton Aero           18.6  +0.6     9.7  +1.7    14.2  +1.2    115  117%
Hamilton, Ruakura       18.9  +0.9     9.7  +1.3    14.3  +1.1     95  105%    140   79%
Wellington, Kelburn     16.0  +1.1    10.2  +1.2    13.1  +1.1     80   68%    205  106%
Christchurch Aero       17.5  +0.6     7.2  +1.2    12.3  +0.9     67  137%    222  109%
Dunedin, Musselburgh    15.5  +0.8     9.1  +2.0    12.3  +1.4     48   77%    196  117%
Greymouth Aero          16.3  +1.2     9.0  +1.0    12.6  +1.0    256  114%    169  108%
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