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Very slight frosting on the automobile windscreen this morning while the air temp dropped to 2.2deg
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Down to -1.6 deg with a white lawn this morning
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Slight frosting here with ice on the truck window, Down to 1C.
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Yep Kumara got frosted today, sensitive blighters, ask Richard!
Low of 1.8degs according to MS, but we are a bit cooler, just east of Havelock North.
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Sorry its a bit late, but happy Anzac Day. Dawned a bit cold according to this MetService tweet with frost in places. Down to -4.1°C at Twizel and -3.1°C at Waiouru.

https://twitter.com/MetService/status/1 ... 0242213889
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Blowy wrote: Tue 25/04/2023 18:19 Yep Kumara got frosted today, sensitive blighters, ask Richard!
Low of 1.8degs according to MS, but we are a bit cooler, just east of Havelock North.
Frost tender plants are handle autumn frost better than in spring, and yes Ipomoea batatas are very frost tender, yacon, pumpkins and potatoes are another
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Simon Culling wrote: Wed 26/04/2023 05:33 Sorry its a bit late, but happy Anzac Day. Dawned a bit cold according to this MetService tweet with frost in places. Down to -4.1°C at Twizel and -3.1°C at Waiouru.

https://twitter.com/MetService/status/1 ... 0242213889
Apparently that Twizel area was a colder in the days before lake Benmore, the lake created a lot more fog keeping it the temps higher.
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Ice on the truck window but no frost on the ground. Down to 2.3C this morning.
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Ice on truck window again but only down to 1.5C.
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First frost here, lawn white this morning, my thermometer showed +0.6°C but I see elsewhere in town down to -1.6°C.
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Frost here this morning, down to minus 1.
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Got as low as -3.5deg here
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Not as cold this morning with -2.7deg
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Down to 1C this morning with ice on the truck window.
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Down to 0.6C this morning with ice on truck window and light frosting on the lawn.
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We have only had ice on the car three times this year, today being one and its almost June! Having recently moved to Prebbleton I don't have any local knowledge, but it does seem pretty low.
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Slight frosting this morning on the lawn. Down to 0.5C.
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Sorry I have been a bit slack in my reports lately. This coming week will see frosts I see.
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Slight frosting this morning on the lawn. Just dipped below zero at minus 0.1C.
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Tinge of frost on my lawn in spots this morning, temp. was +1.9°C. Sky very clear, slight breeze.
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Frost this morning. down to minus 0.4C.
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First crunchy frost of the year here in Mosgiel, we got down to -0.9˚C.
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White frost, -1.3°C at the moment, clear and sunny.
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Ripper frost here this morning, -3.8deg
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First proper frost of the year for us in town. -2.2
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