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Fine weather for Christmas.

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Not a cloud, hardly a breeze.

Amazing.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, etc!
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Yep some here Gary

Blue sky with some scatted high cloud at times and into the low 20's. :D

Merry xmas. :)

Whats happening every where else?
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Believe when we see it.Yes the sun came out at times but the wind (sw) was cold and strong still and cloudy a lot :P
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Well TV3 had Alexandra at 17 degrees, i find that hard too believe as it as alot warmer than that. :shock:

I got 24.6 degrees.
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Hey Andy I will be in Wanaka from 10th till 19th your welcome to come visit Wanaka lakeview park when U get the time but you don't have to just thought since iam down there be good to see you.
Email me back if you want cheers.
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I've been out at Muriwai Beach from late Xmas Eve - yes Xmas day was still mostly cloudy with showers at first, but it's certainly been warmer than Chch. (about 18-19C instead of 13-15C maximums) Though probably still cooler than what Aucklanders would normally expect for time of year.
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Fine here today at last. Photo below is of MissionBay at 6pm.
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spwill wrote:Fine here today at last. Photo below is of MissionBay at 6pm.
Now that is a definitive NZ Christmas image!

That Canon of yours really makes nice pictures...

Cheers,

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Cheers Graeme, however the photo's look much better before they pass through Photoshop especially the storm photo's, I've obviously got more to learn.
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Here's a Xmas card image.

Auckland City at 2pm today.
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been away over xmas in whakatane....
they had 10mm in a heavy afternoon shower (last gasp SW front)

very beautiful sunny day around the area today!! (monday 27th)
about time!
xmas day we hada few showers reoorded here in the morning, with cloudy skies, and a dying SWer....just as I predicted from the ECMWF model, re the xmas day thread, and thats exactly the same forecast I had in the local waiuku post newspaper for xmas day , done on the monday before., i.e isolated light showers....:)
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Whats the camera you have spwill?
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Forget the cold - it's just hit 28.3°C here ;)

About time summer hit!

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Stormchaser, My Camera is a Canon EOS 300 Digital.

Cloudy weather has arrived here now on a fresh NE wind, now 19c and the dewpoints have come up to around 15C so slightly muggy.
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Gidday Guys,

hey Graham, I concur with your readings regarding temp today...the farm WX recorded 27.9C at 1327 today!! Great to have some haet hitting the ground. Our pasture growth meter has recorded significant DM growth in the last 4 days....so finally getting some spring temps!

What rain have you recorded down in Waimauku for the month? we have recorded a well needed 85.4mm to date for DEC04.... be interested to compare readings... :D

Best regards guys, and all the best for 2K5.... :D
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86.3mm so far this month. Interesting to see 'Renald's Hill' is still very green, while the hills to the north of Ararimu valley are really going brown!

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Interesting that our highest temp for the day should come at 10pm at night! 18C. 18.5C now and still rising! (that measurement recorded at 10:44pm, weird :? ). Although that's a Templeton, Jeffs in Hilmorton is only on 15.8 now but still it's quite a good temp for a NE now. Dewpoint 12 aswell.
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Up a bit late but thought I'd post this.

Feels really odd outside now (nice and warm at 2:41am), and it's getting warmer! Now 20 at Templeton and 18 at Jeffs in Hilmorton, that's weird. And from a NE!!....It must be coming from way up north, not a local breeze but it must be like an air mass form the N....something like that.
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there is a huge northerly airstream now, extends a long way north
its 18oC here now all night long...
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Wind around to the north here (Timaru) this morning, mild, 8/8 high cloud.

Upper air over NZ is alot warmer today, east coast North Island should top 30C.
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just a pic i took last night, nightsky, was almost a NW arch.
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Never see those clouds up here Stormchaser, Mt Eden is not quite high enough.
A mild to warm morning across NZ . Higher Dewpoints in the North.
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actualy we do get lenticular clouds off the waitekeres and hunua ranges in certain conditions in a strong NWer (I have seen them at times from here :) ), but they are small and individual clouds
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