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@Obai34779957 Auckland may see a couple showers on Wednesday, but any rainfall is not expected to be significant. >Seth

@Obai34779957 Auckland may see a couple showers on Wednesday, but any rainfall is not expected to be significant. >SethOriginal linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
28
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Spots of rain and thunderstorms about New Zealand on Wednesday! ️ It won't be particularly widespread, but every little bit helps in a dry pattern.

Spots of rain and thunderstorms about New Zealand on Wednesday! ⛈️ It won't be particularly widespread, but every little bit helps in a dry pattern. Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
28
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@mewindy We've already rebounded past that threshold and it looks quite likely that when all is said and done, January 2020 will have near average temperatures.

@mewindy We've already rebounded past that threshold and it looks quite likely that when all is said and done, January 2020 will have near average temperatures.Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weath...
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JAN
28
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Hi @WeatherKait, I am hoping to get in touch following the AMS100 conference in Boston. If you could send a message that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Angus.

Hi @WeatherKait, I am hoping to get in touch following the AMS100 conference in Boston. If you could send a message that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Angus.Original linkOriginal author: MetSe...
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JAN
28
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Current hot spot is Rai Valley between Nelson and Blenheim at 32C, but there are plenty of high temperatures around the country. ^AJ https://t.co/zk9Fwqeqaq

Current hot spot is Rai Valley between Nelson and Blenheim at 32C, but there are plenty of high temperatures around the country. ^AJ https://t.co/zk9Fwqeqaq
Current hot spot is Rai Valley between Nelson and Blenheim at 32C, but there are plenty of high temperatures around the country. ^AJ https://t.co/zk9FwqeqaqOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
28
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@HandersonNZ Hi Haley - thanks for the prompt! We had answered some questions but for a string of reason hadn't got it out ... until now! (facebook.com/MetService/vid…). If you have mosre questions abou tthe weather let us know! ^AH

@HandersonNZ Hi Haley - thanks for the prompt! We had answered some questions but for a string of reason hadn't got it out ... until now! (facebook.com/MetService/vid…). If you have mosre questions ab...
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JAN
28
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@NapierinFrame Some even hotter days in store later this week and into the weekend. ^AJ

@NapierinFrame Some even hotter days in store later this week and into the weekend. ^AJOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
28
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The recent settled & warm to hot weather had a profound impact on local & regional ocean temperature anomalies (or difference from average). Note how quickly we've moved from below to above average. Warm anomalies to increase further with more warm to hot weather expected.

The recent settled & warm to hot weather had a profound impact on local & regional ocean temperature anomalies (or difference from average). Note how quickly we've moved from below to above average. W...
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JAN
28
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@Obai34779957 We'll be issuing our updated seasonal climate outlook on Thursday, which covers the period of Feb-Apr (as a whole). We anticipate hosting a livestream broadcast on Friday, which we'll break things down (e.g. how Feb may look in more detail). Hope this helps. ~Chris

@Obai34779957 We'll be issuing our updated seasonal climate outlook on Thursday, which covers the period of Feb-Apr (as a whole). We anticipate hosting a livestream broadcast on Friday, which we'll br...
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JAN
28
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@DrNicolaDennis Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) look to be in the 15-17°C range. SSTs are freely available here sds.niwa.co.nz But keep in mind these are derived from a satellite, so days with significant cloud will 'corrupt' the data. ~Chris

@DrNicolaDennis Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) look to be in the 15-17°C range. SSTs are freely available here sds.niwa.co.nz But keep in mind these are derived from a satellite, so days with signifi...
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JAN
28
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@rossnz Last January was warm too - the mean temperature was higher than this January. 15 days in a row over 25C and only 4 days where 25 wasn't reached. All of those were 24. This year hasn't had a run like that.^AJ

@rossnz Last January was warm too - the mean temperature was higher than this January. 15 days in a row over 25C and only 4 days where 25 wasn't reached. All of those were 24. This year hasn't had a r...
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JAN
28
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@NZJon Maybe a little drizzle if you're lucky, but most of the rain will fall along the west coast. Sorry Jon!

@NZJon Maybe a little drizzle if you're lucky, but most of the rain will fall along the west coast. Sorry Jon!Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
28
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7am temperatures around Aotearoa. Things warm up through the day. Find out how much here: bit.ly/metservice. ^AJ https://t.co/EYS2LOwTl7

7am temperatures around Aotearoa. Things warm up through the day. Find out how much here: bit.ly/metservice. ^AJ https://t.co/EYS2LOwTl7
7am temperatures around Aotearoa. Things warm up through the day. Find out how much here: bit.ly/metservice. ^AJ https://t.co/EYS2LOwTl7Original linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
28
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@dvvvh2 We've had high pressure over the North Island in recent weeks, and north to northwest flow through Cook Strait. This pushes cloud against the Tararua Range blanketing Kāpiti (and the capital too). Our best weather comes the day after a southerly but none on the cards here. ^AJ

@dvvvh2 We've had high pressure over the North Island in recent weeks, and north to northwest flow through Cook Strait. This pushes cloud against the Tararua Range blanketing Kāpiti (and the capital t...
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JAN
28
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Tuesday's emojicast: ️ ️️ ️️ ️️ ️ ️ ️️ ️️️ ️ ️️ ️

Tuesday's emojicast: 🌤 🌤 ☁️🌤 ☁️☁️🌤🌦 ☁️☁️🌤🌤 ☁️🌤☀️ ☁️🌦 ☁️ 🌧🌤 ☁️☁️ ☁️☁️☁️ ☁️ ☁️☁️ 🌤🌤☁️ 🌤🌤🌤 🌤Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
27
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@Obai34779957 This is similar to "Feels like" temperatures and you can find that on MetService's website for example.

@Obai34779957 This is similar to "Feels like" temperatures and you can find that on MetService's website for example.Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
27
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The sizzling temperatures are set to stick around much of Aotearoa over the next several days, with the highest temperatures in the east of both islands. ️

The sizzling temperatures are set to stick around much of Aotearoa over the next several days, with the highest temperatures in the east of both islands. 🌡️ Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
27
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Watch cloud burn off the North Island in a satellite loop of Aotearoa this morning. High pressure over the North Island this week confines any significant rain to the South Island West Coast. Expect more cloudy mornings in the North Island. bit.ly/metservicenz ^AJ

Watch cloud burn off the North Island in a satellite loop of Aotearoa this morning. High pressure over the North Island this week confines any significant rain to the South Island West Coast. Expect m...
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JAN
27
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@ottid88 There could be a little bit of sun in the afternoon. And if you don't hang it out at all it won't dry sitting in the basket. :) ^AJ

@ottid88 There could be a little bit of sun in the afternoon. And if you don't hang it out at all it won't dry sitting in the basket. :) ^AJOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
27
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Plenty of cloud around on this satellite picture. Most of it will burn off this morning. Find your forecast at bit.ly/metservicenz ^AJ https://t.co/tlHy0XnlEi

Plenty of cloud around on this satellite picture. Most of it will burn off this morning. Find your forecast at bit.ly/metservicenz ^AJ https://t.co/tlHy0XnlEi
Plenty of cloud around on this satellite picture. Most of it will burn off this morning. Find your forecast at bit.ly/metservicenz ^AJ https://t.co/tlHy0XnlEiOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
27
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Happy Auckland Anniversary Day! The City of Sails is in for a stunning summer day with a mix of sun and clouds and a high near 25°C. Enjoy

Happy Auckland Anniversary Day! The City of Sails is in for a stunning summer day with a mix of sun and clouds and a high near 25°C. Enjoy 😎 🍦 ⛵ Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
27
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Monday's emojicast: ️ ️️ ️ ️ ️ ️ ️️ ️️ ️ ️ ️ ️

Monday's emojicast: 🌤 🌤 🌤☀️ 🌤🌤🌤🌤 ☁️🌤🌤☀️ 🌤🌤☀️ ☁️🌤 ☁️ ☁️🌤 ☁️☁️ ☁️☁️🌤 ☁️ 🌧☁️ 🌤🌤☁️ 🌤🌤🌧 ☁️Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
26
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@ballomes Should mention that it doesn’t go from extremely dry to severe drought. Rather the former to drought (which is bad enough!).

@ballomes Should mention that it doesn’t go from extremely dry to severe drought. Rather the former to drought (which is bad enough!).Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
26
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@ballomes This time of year, the sun is strong and days are long. This can lead to 4-5 mm per day of soil moisture loss. Compounding this are persistent (sometimes strong) W’ly winds as well as a lack of rainfall. Collectively, this has resulted in rapid drying. ~Chris

@ballomes This time of year, the sun is strong and days are long. This can lead to 4-5 mm per day of soil moisture loss. Compounding this are persistent (sometimes strong) W’ly winds as well as a lack...
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JAN
26
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@RWhitbourne The brown haze you note is likely the result of the higher air pressures (nice weather) which has also “capped” the air (temperature inversion) and trapped are dust and dry grass, etc. ~Chris

@RWhitbourne The brown haze you note is likely the result of the higher air pressures (nice weather) which has also “capped” the air (temperature inversion) and trapped are dust and dry grass, etc. ~C...
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JAN
26
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Since the start of the year, dryness has expanded & intensified, particularly for the North Island. The NZ Drought Index now indicates extreme dryness or meteorological drought from Northland through to the Waikato.

Since the start of the year, dryness has expanded & intensified, particularly for the North Island. The NZ Drought Index now indicates extreme dryness or meteorological drought from Northland through ...
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JAN
26
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@Obai34779957 Keep track of the weather here: weather.niwa.co.nz/Auckland ~Chris

@Obai34779957 Keep track of the weather here: weather.niwa.co.nz/Auckland ~ChrisOriginal linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
26
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33 degrees reached at Twizel this afternoon, not shown on this chart. Thames came in second with 32 degrees. ^JR https://t.co/H7d0zjBoW5

33 degrees reached at Twizel this afternoon, not shown on this chart.  Thames came in second with 32 degrees. ^JR https://t.co/H7d0zjBoW5
33 degrees reached at Twizel this afternoon, not shown on this chart. Thames came in second with 32 degrees. ^JR https://t.co/H7d0zjBoW5Original linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
26
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Here are your overnight temperatures across New Zealand. None of the main centres will be dropping below double digits.^KL https://t.co/oZqFxuYmwe

Here are your overnight temperatures across New Zealand. None of the main centres will be dropping below double digits.^KL https://t.co/oZqFxuYmwe
Here are your overnight temperatures across New Zealand. None of the main centres will be dropping below double digits.^KL https://t.co/oZqFxuYmweOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
26
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Sunny weather dominating much of the country at the moment. The Capital is up to 23C, and the Hutt Valley is around 28.4C at 1pm. That makes it one of the warmest places in New Zealand right now, 1C less than Rarotonga. ^KL https://t.co/lHqicrzALa

Sunny weather dominating much of the country at the moment. The Capital is up to 23C, and the Hutt Valley is around 28.4C at 1pm. That makes it one of the warmest places in New Zealand right now, 1C less than Rarotonga. ^KL https://t.co/lHqicrzALa
Sunny weather dominating much of the country at the moment. The Capital is up to 23C, and the Hutt Valley is around 28.4C at 1pm. That makes it one of the warmest places in New Zealand right now, 1C l...
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JAN
26
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Hot and settled weather continues as a ridge of high pressure digs its heels in and is sticking around over the North Island. Temperatures are expected to reach around 30C or higher today and for much of the week. Latest details at bit.ly/metservicenz ^KL

Hot and settled weather continues as a ridge of high pressure digs its heels in and is sticking around over the North Island. Temperatures are expected to reach around 30C or higher today and for much...
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JAN
26
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If you're heading to the last day of the Hamilton Sevens today remember to slip, slop, slap and wrap as the forecast is for another hot day. Any cloud from this morning has cleared and we are expected to reach a maximum of 31C @NZ_Sevens ^KL https://t.co/o3DibmD6bA

If you're heading to the last day of the Hamilton Sevens today remember to slip, slop, slap and wrap as the forecast is for another hot day. Any cloud from this morning has cleared and we are expected to reach a maximum of 31C @NZ_Sevens ^KL https://t.co/o3DibmD6bA
If you're heading to the last day of the Hamilton Sevens today remember to slip, slop, slap and wrap as the forecast is for another hot day. Any cloud from this morning has cleared and we are expected...
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JAN
26
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@Obai34779957 @NZ_Sevens Sure, you can visit metservice.com/towns-cities/l… to get the latest details on Auckland's weather for the day. ^KL

@Obai34779957 @NZ_Sevens Sure, you can visit metservice.com/towns-cities/l… to get the latest details on Auckland's weather for the day. ^KLOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
26
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We’re in for another day with plenty of sunshine across Aotearoa and the UV index will be very high for many. Remember to wear sunscreen even if you’re in the shade. ️ For more information about your specific location weather.niwa.co.nz

We’re in for another day with plenty of sunshine across Aotearoa and the UV index will be very high for many. Remember to wear sunscreen even if you’re in the shade. ⛱️ For more information about your...
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JAN
26
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@odoylepaul It may be a windy start to the month with a couple of weakening fronts bringing some showers to Auckland. But total rainfall is expected to be below normal. The 2nd week of Feb looks a bit cooler for the SI with variable rainfall patterns. weather.niwa.co.nz for more info.

@odoylepaul It may be a windy start to the month with a couple of weakening fronts bringing some showers to Auckland. But total rainfall is expected to be below normal. The 2nd week of Feb looks a bit...
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JAN
26
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@redjimmie1981 Hi Jimmie, yes we do expect W/NW winds for the Taranaki Region for parts of the period.

@redjimmie1981 Hi Jimmie, yes we do expect W/NW winds for the Taranaki Region for parts of the period.Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
26
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On this day in 2012: Parts of Central Otago were transformed temporarily to a wintery scene as up to 10cm of snow blanketed the hilltops. Some holidaymakers took the opportunity to have a snow fight in the middle of summer. Today parts of Central Otaga will reach up to 30C. ^KL

On this day in 2012: Parts of Central Otago were transformed temporarily to a wintery scene as up to 10cm of snow blanketed the hilltops. Some holidaymakers took the opportunity to have a snow fight i...
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JAN
26
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@mitchel34027782 Hi Mitchell, there hasn't been any thunderstorm risk in the Auckland forecast for some time, let alone for any precipitation. Are you sure you were using MetService? ^KL

@mitchel34027782 Hi Mitchell, there hasn't been any thunderstorm risk in the Auckland forecast for some time, let alone for any precipitation. Are you sure you were using MetService? ^KLOriginal linkO...
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JAN
26
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More settled weather in store for New Zealand today. Here is the satellite imagery from this morning, plenty of low level cloud around the country while a weak front brings rain to the west coast of the South Island. Much of this cloud should burn off to a clear day for many. ^KL https://t.co/HLTqEoIucM

More settled weather in store for New Zealand today. Here is the satellite imagery from this morning, plenty of low level cloud around the country while a weak front brings rain to the west coast of the South Island. Much of this cloud should burn off to a clear day for many. ^KL https://t.co/HLTqEoIucM
More settled weather in store for New Zealand today. Here is the satellite imagery from this morning, plenty of low level cloud around the country while a weak front brings rain to the west coast of t...
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JAN
26
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Sunday's emojicast: ️ ️ ️️ ️ ️ ️

Sunday's emojicast: 🌤 ☁️ 🌤🌤 🌤🌤🌤🌤 🌤🌤🌦🌤 ☁️🌦🌤 ☁️☀️ 🌤 🌧🌤 🌧🌤 🌧🌤☁️ ☁️ ☁️🌤 🌤🌤🌤 🌤🌤🌤 🌤Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
25
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@Obai34779957 The forecast max in Auckland is near 25°C tomorrow.

@Obai34779957 The forecast max in Auckland is near 25°C tomorrow.Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
25
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Ashburton rose to 32 degrees today. Kawerau, Gisborne and Timaru made it to 31. ^ JR https://t.co/9NT1diALwA

Ashburton rose to 32 degrees today. Kawerau, Gisborne and Timaru made it to 31. ^ JR https://t.co/9NT1diALwA
Ashburton rose to 32 degrees today. Kawerau, Gisborne and Timaru made it to 31. ^ JR https://t.co/9NT1diALwAOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
25
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A sizzling 33.1°C in Chertsey takes the for the hottest temperature of the day. Another toasty day is expected tomorrow. ️

A sizzling 33.1°C in Chertsey takes the 👑 for the hottest temperature of the day. Another toasty day is expected tomorrow. 🌡️ Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
25
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Here are the overnight temperatures expected across New Zealand tomorrow morning. Only Invercargill of the main centres drops below double digits. ^KL https://t.co/p1JjT1zdm6

Here are the overnight temperatures expected across New Zealand tomorrow morning. Only Invercargill of the main centres drops below double digits. ^KL https://t.co/p1JjT1zdm6
Here are the overnight temperatures expected across New Zealand tomorrow morning. Only Invercargill of the main centres drops below double digits. ^KL https://t.co/p1JjT1zdm6Original linkOriginal auth...
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JAN
25
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Sunny weather for much of the North Island including Auckland where the @WHITE_FERNS are currently taking on South Africa in a one day international. This dry weather will prevail for the remainder of the game and the rest of the weekend. ^KL https://t.co/vyIPccOznS

Sunny weather for much of the North Island including Auckland where the @WHITE_FERNS are currently taking on South Africa in a one day international. This dry weather will prevail for the remainder of the game and the rest of the weekend. ^KL https://t.co/vyIPccOznS
Sunny weather for much of the North Island including Auckland where the @WHITE_FERNS are currently taking on South Africa in a one day international. This dry weather will prevail for the remainder of...
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JAN
25
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Satellite imagery around midday to show the contrast between the South and North Islands. A weak front lies over the South Island bringing wet weather to parts of the Island, while much of the North Island is experiencing blue skies today. ^KL https://t.co/Gcb8Y7IC8C

Satellite imagery around midday to show the contrast between the South and North Islands. A weak front lies over the South Island bringing wet weather to parts of the Island, while much of the North Island is experiencing blue skies today. ^KL https://t.co/Gcb8Y7IC8C
Satellite imagery around midday to show the contrast between the South and North Islands. A weak front lies over the South Island bringing wet weather to parts of the Island, while much of the North I...
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JAN
25
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@Obai34779957 The only way to correctly measure temperature is to follow the WMO instructions as shown below. If we look at readings taken in cars or thermometers close to buildings or concrete they will be much higher so they are not very accurate :) hope this clears things up. https://t.co/TkZzyxS616

@Obai34779957 The only way to correctly measure temperature is to follow the WMO instructions as shown below. If we look at readings taken in cars or thermometers close to buildings or concrete they will be much higher so they are not very accurate :) hope this clears things up. https://t.co/TkZzyxS616
@Obai34779957 The only way to correctly measure temperature is to follow the WMO instructions as shown below. If we look at readings taken in cars or thermometers close to buildings or concrete they w...
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JAN
25
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@Obai34779957 Thanks for the lovely feedback! Always nice to hear that people enjoy our work. ^KL

@Obai34779957 Thanks for the lovely feedback! Always nice to hear that people enjoy our work. ^KLOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
25
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Hot temperatures set for most of New Zealand. Settled weather continues for much of the country this weekend with hot temperatures expected. Northwest winds in the South Island will push temperatures up to 32C for main centres such as Ashburton and Blenheim this afternoon. ^KL https://t.co/3Ji2mCt3wm

Hot temperatures set for most of New Zealand. Settled weather continues for much of the country this weekend with hot temperatures expected. Northwest winds in the South Island will push temperatures up to 32C for main centres such as Ashburton and Blenheim this afternoon. ^KL https://t.co/3Ji2mCt3wm
Hot temperatures set for most of New Zealand. Settled weather continues for much of the country this weekend with hot temperatures expected. Northwest winds in the South Island will push temperatures ...
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JAN
25
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A stable southwest flow has created a unique looking cloud in Taranaki this morning. The photo taken shows a nice example of stratocumulus asperitas. ^KL https://t.co/coKxydZHE5

A stable southwest flow has created a unique looking cloud in Taranaki this morning. The photo taken shows a nice example of stratocumulus asperitas. ^KL https://t.co/coKxydZHE5
A stable southwest flow has created a unique looking cloud in Taranaki this morning. The photo taken shows a nice example of stratocumulus asperitas. ^KL https://t.co/coKxydZHE5Original linkOriginal a...
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JAN
25
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Morena Auckland! Looking gorgeous for the long weekend. What are your plans? Reply with your emoji of choice ️ https://t.co/bHxrgwyGew

Morena Auckland! Looking gorgeous for the long weekend. What are your plans? Reply with your emoji of choice  ️  https://t.co/bHxrgwyGew
Morena Auckland! Looking gorgeous for the long weekend. What are your plans? Reply with your emoji of choice 😎 ⛵️ 🏖 https://t.co/bHxrgwyGewOriginal linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
25
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@Obai34779957 Hi Obai, we expect the above average temperatures to continue for much of the country into next week as well. And rainfall to be below normal in the upper north island (including Auckland).

@Obai34779957 Hi Obai, we expect the above average temperatures to continue for much of the country into next week as well. And rainfall to be below normal in the upper north island (including Aucklan...
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JAN
25
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On this day in 1929: The Canterbury Steamship Company’s coastal steamer “Storm” encountered a severe southerly gale off Cape Campbell. Tons of water crashed over the vessel and buckled the steel bulk heads, smashed a door, lifted a roof and flooded the stokehold and engine room.

On this day in 1929: The Canterbury Steamship Company’s coastal steamer “Storm” encountered a severe southerly gale off Cape Campbell. Tons of water crashed over the vessel and buckled the steel bulk ...
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JAN
25
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Another mainly settled day ahead for New Zealand. A front brings wet weather to the far south and the west coast of the South Island. Although, there are areas of morning cloud across the country, in this case in Hanmer Springs it makes for a great sunrise shot. ^KL https://t.co/TpQmcWExif

Another mainly settled day ahead for New Zealand. A front brings wet weather to the far south and the west coast of the South Island. Although, there are areas of morning cloud across the country, in this case in Hanmer Springs it makes for a great sunrise shot. ^KL https://t.co/TpQmcWExif
Another mainly settled day ahead for New Zealand. A front brings wet weather to the far south and the west coast of the South Island. Although, there are areas of morning cloud across the country, in ...
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JAN
25
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Saturday's emojicast: ️ ️ ️️ ️️️️ ️ ️ ️ ️ ️ ️ ️️

Saturday's emojicast: ☀️ 🌤 🌤☀️ 🌤☀️☀️🌤 ☁️☀️☀️☀️ 🌤🌤🌤 ☁️🌤 ☁️ ☁️🌤 ☁️🌤 ☁️🌤🌤 ☁️ ☁️☁️ 🌦🌦🌦 🌦🌧🌧 🌦Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
25
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Temperatures across the North and South islands range from 20°C in Hokitika and Greymouth to 32°C for Blenheim and Ashburton Saturday. A little cooler tomorrow for those hots spots, then warm again on Monday. Check out your location at metservice.com/towns-cities ^SF https://t.co/8ttpzzy0oP

Temperatures across the North and South islands range from 20°C in Hokitika and Greymouth to 32°C for Blenheim and Ashburton Saturday.   
A little cooler tomorrow for those hots spots, then warm again on Monday.   
Check out your location at  metservice.com/towns-cities   ^SF https://t.co/8ttpzzy0oP
Temperatures across the North and South islands range from 20°C in Hokitika and Greymouth to 32°C for Blenheim and Ashburton Saturday. A little cooler tomorrow for those hots spots, then warm again on...
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JAN
24
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️ Otago wore the temperature this afternoon, as the four hottest temperatures in NZ all occurred in that region. ️ Ranfurly's reading of 33.2°C was the 4th-warmest January temperature there since records began in 1897. https://t.co/SRW362GaMY

️ Otago wore the temperature  this afternoon, as the four hottest temperatures in NZ all occurred in that region.   
️ Ranfurly's reading of 33.2°C was the 4th-warmest January temperature there since records began in 1897. https://t.co/SRW362GaMY
🌡️ Otago wore the temperature 👑 this afternoon, as the four hottest temperatures in NZ all occurred in that region. 🌡️ Ranfurly's reading of 33.2°C was the 4th-warmest January temperature there since ...
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JAN
24
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Amazingly, Twizel recorded the lowest temperature in New Zealand today... and is now second highest! It went from 7.2C this morning, and has reached 32.5C so far this afternoon.

Amazingly, Twizel recorded the lowest temperature in New Zealand today... and is now second highest! It went from 7.2C this morning, and has reached 32.5C so far this afternoon.Original linkOriginal a...
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JAN
24
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Alexandra has reached 32° as of 2.30pm And with a dew point temperature of 6°C it will definitely be feeling hot and dry metservice.com/towns-cities/l… ^Tahlia

🌡 Alexandra has reached 32° as of 2.30pm 🌡 And with a dew point temperature of 6°C it will definitely be feeling hot and dry metservice.com/towns-cities/l… ^TahliaOriginal linkOriginal author: MetServ...
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JAN
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Got your forecast for the @NZ_Sevens in Hamilton this weekend: some morning cloud, then and hot afternoons. Make sure to style a sunhat into your outfit, and slap some suncreen under your facepaint. ^Tahlia https://t.co/NkKhqhfV3v

Got your forecast for the @NZ_Sevens in Hamilton this weekend: some morning cloud, then  and hot afternoons. Make sure to style a sunhat into your outfit, and slap some suncreen under your facepaint. ^Tahlia https://t.co/NkKhqhfV3v
Got your forecast for the @NZ_Sevens in Hamilton this weekend: some morning cloud, then ☀ and hot afternoons. Make sure to style a sunhat into your outfit, and slap some suncreen under your facepaint....
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JAN
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It's heating up around the country on this Friday afternoon. Many places are already above 25°C bit.ly/metservicenz ^Tahlia https://t.co/qWpvnknZti

It's heating up around the country on this  Friday afternoon. Many places are already above 25°C bit.ly/metservicenz ^Tahlia https://t.co/qWpvnknZti
It's heating up around the country on this ☀ Friday afternoon. Many places are already above 25°C bit.ly/metservicenz ^Tahlia https://t.co/qWpvnknZtiOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
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Hey Auckland, where did you go? ‍️ Our camera on the Sky Tower was completely obscured by low cloud and fog early this morning, but after rapid clearing we've started to see some ️ by midday!

Hey Auckland, where did you go? 🤷‍♂️ Our camera on the Sky Tower was completely obscured by low cloud and fog early this morning, but after rapid clearing we've started to see some ☀️ by midday! Origi...
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JAN
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@Linny2288 Right you are, tweet has been deleted ^Lewis

@Linny2288 Right you are, tweet has been deleted ^LewisOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
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@mitchel34027782 If the rain is only expected for a short amount of time, like in Auckland's case this morning, our algorithm will favour an emoji that doesn't have rain :)

@mitchel34027782 If the rain is only expected for a short amount of time, like in Auckland's case this morning, our algorithm will favour an emoji that doesn't have rain :)Original linkOriginal author...
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JAN
24
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Oh hey there Mt Taranaki Stunning morning views from 30,000 feet. Ben Noll https://t.co/zix7ma61K3

Oh hey there Mt Taranaki    
Stunning morning views from 30,000 feet.   
 Ben Noll https://t.co/zix7ma61K3
Oh hey there Mt Taranaki 👋 Stunning morning views from 30,000 feet. 📷 Ben Noll https://t.co/zix7ma61K3Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
24
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@patelviraj08 No rain this evening, just cloud ^Tahlia

@patelviraj08 No rain this evening, just cloud ^TahliaOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
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@Obai34779957 It certainly does Obai, the phase transition between rain -> water vapour makes the air colder. This is called evaporative cooling - much like how sweat acts to cool you down! ^Lewis

@Obai34779957 It certainly does Obai, the phase transition between rain -> water vapour makes the air colder. This is called evaporative cooling - much like how sweat acts to cool you down! ^LewisOrig...
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JAN
24
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Low has been spinning up some interesting shapes this morning. ^Tahlia https://t.co/XVYq9IcnBG

Low  has been spinning up some interesting shapes this morning. ^Tahlia https://t.co/XVYq9IcnBG
Low ☁ has been spinning up some interesting shapes this morning. ^Tahlia https://t.co/XVYq9IcnBGOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
24
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@stevebiddle Good question -no smoke, just very very moist air at the moment Steve! ^Lewis

@stevebiddle Good question -no smoke, just very very moist air at the moment Steve! ^LewisOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
24
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Spotted some Kelvin-Helmholtz waves over Wellington Harbour! ^Tahlia https://t.co/zQHwniLTjd

Spotted some Kelvin-Helmholtz waves over Wellington Harbour! ^Tahlia https://t.co/zQHwniLTjd
Spotted some Kelvin-Helmholtz waves over Wellington Harbour! ^Tahlia https://t.co/zQHwniLTjdOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
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@JainabaTrawally @CloudAppSoc Yes indeed. A group of us (meteorologists) excitedly ran outside for a look. Lovely picture :) ^Tahlia

@JainabaTrawally @CloudAppSoc Yes indeed. A group of us (meteorologists) excitedly ran outside for a look. Lovely picture :) ^TahliaOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
24
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Well, would you look at that! The 4th dry emojicast on record and the first ever back-to-back dry emojicasts

Well, would you look at that! The 4th dry emojicast on record and the first ever back-to-back dry emojicasts 👌Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
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@ken_syme If the rain is only expected for a short amount of time, like in Auckland's case this morning, our algorithm will favour an emoji that doesn't have rain :)

@ken_syme If the rain is only expected for a short amount of time, like in Auckland's case this morning, our algorithm will favour an emoji that doesn't have rain :)Original linkOriginal author: NIWA ...
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JAN
24
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@EnglishDivaNZ Indeed If the rain is only expected for a short amount of time, like in Auckland's case this morning, our algorithm will favour an emoji that doesn't have rain :)

@EnglishDivaNZ Indeed 😆 If the rain is only expected for a short amount of time, like in Auckland's case this morning, our algorithm will favour an emoji that doesn't have rain :)Original linkOriginal...
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JAN
24
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Friday's emojicast: ️ ️️ ️️ ️ ️ ️ ️ ️

Friday's emojicast: 🌤 🌤 🌤☀️ 🌤🌤☀️☀️ 🌤☀️☀️🌤 🌤☀️🌤 🌤🌤 ☁️ 🌤🌤 🌤🌤 ☁️🌤🌤 ☁️ ☁️🌤 🌤🌤🌤 🌤🌤🌤 🌤Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
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@ExPatNewZealand Alan I am very sorry you have experienced this. I have looked into it and can assure that you will not receive anything of the sort from us in the future. ^Lisa

@ExPatNewZealand Alan I am very sorry you have experienced this. I have looked into it and can assure that you will not receive anything of the sort from us in the future. ^LisaOriginal linkOriginal a...
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JAN
23
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A ridge maintains over much of Aotearoa New Zealand tomorrow with warm to hot temperatures forecast for many locations. What does the coming weekend hold for your location? Find out at metservice.com/towns-cities ^SF https://t.co/laDSoq4DcM

A ridge maintains over much of Aotearoa New Zealand tomorrow with warm to hot temperatures forecast for many locations.  
What does the coming weekend hold for your location? Find out at  metservice.com/towns-cities   ^SF https://t.co/laDSoq4DcM
A ridge maintains over much of Aotearoa New Zealand tomorrow with warm to hot temperatures forecast for many locations. What does the coming weekend hold for your location? Find out at metservice.com/...
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JAN
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@john81829271 This year the connection would be the positive Indian Ocean Dipole but that isn't the case for previous years. 2018 was actually a very wet start to the year for Northland.

@john81829271 This year the connection would be the positive Indian Ocean Dipole but that isn't the case for previous years. 2018 was actually a very wet start to the year for Northland.Original linkO...
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JAN
23
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With hot weather in the forecast through the weekend, remember to slip, slop, slap, and wrap! ️ The UV Index will be high to extreme across most of New Zealand over the next several days.

With hot weather in the forecast through the weekend, remember to slip, slop, slap, and wrap! 🧴 ☀️ The UV Index will be high to extreme across most of New Zealand over the next several days. Original ...
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JAN
23
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A warm day across both islands, with areas of coastal cloud. The highs were Tauranga, Masterton, Wanaka and Kawerau. Check even high temperatures expected over the South Island tomorrow at metservice.com/national ^SF https://t.co/te9XhPiaHt

A warm day across both islands, with areas of coastal cloud. The highs were Tauranga, Masterton, Wanaka and Kawerau. Check even high temperatures expected over the South Island tomorrow at  metservice.com/national  ^SF https://t.co/te9XhPiaHt
A warm day across both islands, with areas of coastal cloud. The highs were Tauranga, Masterton, Wanaka and Kawerau. Check even high temperatures expected over the South Island tomorrow at metservice....
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JAN
23
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The @BLACKCAPS and the @WHITE_FERNS are bringing the summer of cricket to Auckland all through the long weekend, duelling with @BCCI and @OfficialCSA. Will the weather play along? ^AH

The @BLACKCAPS and the @WHITE_FERNS are bringing the summer of cricket to Auckland all through the long weekend, duelling with @BCCI and @OfficialCSA. Will the weather play along? ^AH Original linkOri...
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JAN
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@Obai34779957 Hi Obai, there have only been 6 mm of rain in Central Auckland so far this month. It could become one of the driest Januaries on record.

@Obai34779957 Hi Obai, there have only been 6 mm of rain in Central Auckland so far this month. It could become one of the driest Januaries on record.Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
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Looking good out there, Aotearoa! ️ https://t.co/pjjDCI7bwf

Looking good out there, Aotearoa! ️ https://t.co/pjjDCI7bwf
Looking good out there, Aotearoa! 🕶️ https://t.co/pjjDCI7bwfOriginal linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
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Most of the cloud around today is at lower levels, which nicely highlights orographic effects of the smaller ranges around the North Island. ^Tahlia

Most of the cloud around today is at lower levels, which nicely highlights orographic effects of the smaller ranges around the North Island. ^Tahlia Original linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
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@ZPooley123 Friday: Southland, Otago, Canterbury, Marlborough, Wairarapa. Saturday: Canterbury, top of the South Island, Bay of Plenty, Wairarapa. Sunday: Interior North Island, parts of Auckland, Northland.

@ZPooley123 Friday: Southland, Otago, Canterbury, Marlborough, Wairarapa. Saturday: Canterbury, top of the South Island, Bay of Plenty, Wairarapa. Sunday: Interior North Island, parts of Auckland, Nor...
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JAN
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A fine morning to view Taranaki Maunga. Image courtesy of primo.nz/info/primo-web… ^Tahlia https://t.co/XvNaYtk02s

A fine morning to view Taranaki Maunga. Image courtesy of primo.nz/info/primo-web… ^Tahlia https://t.co/XvNaYtk02s
A fine morning to view Taranaki Maunga. Image courtesy of primo.nz/info/primo-web… ^Tahlia https://t.co/XvNaYtk02sOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
23
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@Obai34779957 @ianray68 @WeatherWatchNZ At this point the first 10 days look to run dryer than normal ^Lewis

@Obai34779957 @ianray68 @WeatherWatchNZ At this point the first 10 days look to run dryer than normal ^LewisOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
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Thursday's emojicast: ️ ️ ️️ ️ ️️ ️ ️ ️ ️ ️️ ️️️ ️️️

Thursday's emojicast: 🌤 🌤 🌤☀️ 🌤🌤☀️🌤 ☁️🌤☀️🌤 🌤☀️🌤 ☁️☀️ ☁️ 🌤🌤 ☁️🌤 ☁️🌤🌤 ☁️ ☁️☁️ ☀️☀️☁️ ☀️☀️☁️ 🌤Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
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This is only the 3rd totally dry emojicast on record since emojicasts began in August 2019

This is only the 3rd totally dry emojicast on record since emojicasts began in August 2019 😎Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
22
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Not so fun fact: Wellington has yet to reach 25 degrees so far this summer. The average is 5 days per summer. Only two summers have come and gone without a temp at or above 25 since 2000!

Not so fun fact: Wellington has yet to reach 25 degrees so far this summer. The average is 5 days per summer. Only two summers have come and gone without a temp at or above 25 since 2000! 😨Original li...
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JAN
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The hottest days of the summer (so far) are coming from Friday into early next week! 35+ degrees is possible in some places & 25+ degrees will be widespread ️ https://t.co/qH33l7usPM

The hottest days of the summer (so far) are coming from Friday into early next week!    
35+ degrees is possible in some places & 25+ degrees will be widespread ️ https://t.co/qH33l7usPM
The hottest days of the summer (so far) are coming from Friday into early next week! 😎 35+ degrees is possible in some places & 25+ degrees will be widespread ☀️ https://t.co/qH33l7usPMOriginal linkOr...
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JAN
22
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@Obai34779957 The start of the month doesn't look particularly cool or rainy in Auckland. Things might change later in the month, though.

@Obai34779957 The start of the month doesn't look particularly cool or rainy in Auckland. Things might change later in the month, though.Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
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@kittenypentland Our official sensor in the city is reading 22°C and 24°C at the airport. Warmer spots are possible ^Lewis

@kittenypentland Our official sensor in the city is reading 22°C and 24°C at the airport. Warmer spots are possible ^LewisOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
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@ianray68 @WeatherWatchNZ Just 7.6mm in our gauge at the airport so far this month. January usually sees around 70mm recorded. ^Lewis

@ianray68 @WeatherWatchNZ Just 7.6mm in our gauge at the airport so far this month. January usually sees around 70mm recorded. ^LewisOriginal linkOriginal author: MetService
JAN
22
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NIWA Weather retweeted: Hot & humid trans-Tasman air flows are expected over the next week ️ The jet stream will lie to the south of NZ, keeping cool changes at bay.

NIWA Weather retweeted: Hot & humid trans-Tasman air flows are expected over the next week 🌡️ The jet stream will lie to the south of NZ, keeping cool changes at bay. Original linkOriginal author: NIW...
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JAN
22
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@Capt_Caffiend @lin_nah Looks like (bottom left on your image) you are using the computer-generated "The Weather Channel" data. Can I suggest you download the MetService app from the Apple App store or Google Play for locally produced forecasts written by local forecasters? ^AB

@Capt_Caffiend @lin_nah Looks like (bottom left on your image) you are using the computer-generated "The Weather Channel" data. Can I suggest you download the MetService app from the Apple App store o...
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JAN
22
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@Obai34779957 It depends on the origin of the air. So if say the air over Queensland or New South Wales was very hot it would get transported over the Tasman sea (loosing some of its heat enroute) If the air over Victoria was quite cool (say in winter) then westerlies would bring cool air.^AB

@Obai34779957 It depends on the origin of the air. So if say the air over Queensland or New South Wales was very hot it would get transported over the Tasman sea (loosing some of its heat enroute) If ...
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JAN
22
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In contrast to the low cloud and fog problems which Wellington airport experienced yesterday, this morning's cloud over the Capital is higher based stratocumulus. The increased northerly flow (see animation) developed overnight about central New Zealand and continues today. ^AB

In contrast to the low cloud and fog problems which Wellington airport experienced yesterday, this morning's cloud over the Capital is higher based stratocumulus. The increased northerly flow (see ani...
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JAN
22
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Wednesday's emojicast: ️ ️️️️ ️️️️ ️️️ ️ ️ ️ ️ ️

Wednesday's emojicast: 🌤 🌤 ☁️🌤 ☁️☁️☁️☁️ ☁️☁️☁️☁️ ☁️☁️☁️ ☁️🌤 ☁️ 🌤🌤 🌤🌤 🌤🌤🌤 🌧 ☁️🌤 🌤🌤🌤 🌤🌤☁️ ☁️Original linkOriginal author: NIWA Weather
JAN
21
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@TimSlade15 Hi Tim, these are temperatures at 850 hectopascals and the raw numbers are not as meaningful as the message of the colours. We try to create graphics that speak for themselves but do often include legends for surface variables. In this case we thought it was unnecessary :)

@TimSlade15 Hi Tim, these are temperatures at 850 hectopascals and the raw numbers are not as meaningful as the message of the colours. We try to create graphics that speak for themselves but do often...
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