Christmas Day Weather 2021

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Christmas Day Weather 2021

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12 days out and currently GFS is going for an incoming southerly, wetter/potential thunder south of Chch and drier/sunnier further north.

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Chris W wrote: Mon 13/12/2021 15:06 12 days out and currently GFS is going for an incoming southerly, wetter/potential thunder south of Chch and drier/sunnier further north.

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Good. We are staying home this Christmas so a good thunderstorm would be nice present from Santa. :D
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Current indications from GFS and UK (MS 5-day charts) seem to point to a bit of a drizzly/grey morning and drier afternoon for Canterbury, sunshine later for Auckland/Northland. Nothing wild.
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Chris W wrote: Mon 20/12/2021 13:32 Current indications from GFS and UK (MS 5-day charts) seem to point to a bit of a drizzly/grey morning and drier afternoon for Canterbury, sunshine later for Auckland/Northland. Nothing wild.
Yes, sadly, but mind you who would want to interrupt their Christmas Dinner and dash off and chase a thunderstorm? :rolleyes:
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I'd be pretty happy with that!
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So would I
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If this holds true will be vying for the warmest Christmas day for many years, locally.Image

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Xmas Day thunder possible for the Nelson region and the central North Island.
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I would have chased Waikato tomorrow afternoon /evening (after Xmas lunch) if the trough was quicker to come in, would have been a good thunderstorm set up with earlier timing.
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Merry Christmas to all! Looks like a fine sunny day here and maybe the warmest so far this month with 27C forecast.
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Yes merry Christmas all. Hope ever enjoys there day with family and friends.

Perhaps abit cloudy to start for Canterbury this morning and at night with fine breaks throughout the day. A fresh NE later unfortunately.
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Merry Christmas to you Mike and everyone else.
Big fluffy white clouds about here this morning moving across from the east.
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Merry Christmas, everyone.
Lunching with some of my Spies tomorrow :D
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Thunder risks for BOP, East Cape and inland Canterbury. Merry Christmas everyone.
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Merry Xmas to all.Blue dome day in Southland
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The Summer ridge in full control here. Merry Xmas all.
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nice to have the wind gone here for xmas day :)
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Merry Christmas from everyone at the NZ Thunderstorm Soc headquarters here in Geraldine.
Here's another Chritmassy picture from the other day.
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NZ Thunderstorm Soc wrote: Sat 25/12/2021 13:37 Merry Christmas from everyone at the NZ Thunderstorm Soc headquarters here in Geraldine.
Here's another Chritmassy picture from the other day.
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Richard wrote: Sat 25/12/2021 13:59
NZ Thunderstorm Soc wrote: Sat 25/12/2021 13:37 Merry Christmas from everyone at the NZ Thunderstorm Soc headquarters here in Geraldine.
Here's another Chritmassy picture from the other day.
NZ Thunderstorm Soc? is Bob's place an outpost :-k
He's the Christchurch branch representative. :D
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I’m not home for Christmas but I see it was 31.9 at home today. Very hot and equaling my record temp. I have a maize crop near by the station this year. I am starting to think this might be impacting my temp on still days.


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Just nudged 30C today as have done the previous two days. Some clouds trying to bubble up now which may just make for a very warm evening.

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i see it was the hottest xmas day in the upper NI since 2009
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Belated merry Xmas all. Great day here in the Chch
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Yes, Merry Xmas all... :smile: A typical mid-summer's day here...

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