NOV
03
0

What was it? A Land Spout, Water Spout, Funnel Cloud or Tornado

One of the reasons why the NZ Weather Enthusiasts group exists is because of the lack of clarity around weather events, often misreported in the media. This misreporting often leads to further confusi...
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NOV
03
0

What Causes a Tornado?

Niwa provide a great explaination behind the tornado in Waikato on October 29, 2018. You can read more about it here The why behind the Waikato tornado🌪️ 1️⃣ Significant upper atmosphere disturbance. ...
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OCT
30
0

Southern Weather Discovery Citizen Science project

  NIWA have kicked off a citizen science project, to get 1000's of data points from early weather observations into a computer readable format. All it takes is a little bit of data entry, and you...
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AUG
05
0

Other Weather Sites

While we think the best place to get your weather fix is weather.net.nz, you might want to take at look at some of the following sites:   WXforum.net - An independent weather site that has lots o...
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JUN
05
0

The Raspberry Pi Weather station

We're continually looking for good quality builds of Weather Stations. We are big fans of the low cost and extremely flexible Raspberry Pi, so this posting caught our eye! https://www.raspberrypi.org/...
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APR
02
0

2018 Niwa's Autumn Outlook

Niwa's autumn outlook is now available. Suggesting a warmer autumn than average. More details here:  https://youtu.be/nIFzaVNOkY0
MAR
11
0

Ex Tropical Cyclone Hola

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Cyclone Hola is the third ex TC to reach NZ shores this season. It's a much smaller system, but is likely to have an impact on the Upper North Island, through Coromandel and the Bay of Plenty. 11th Ma...
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FEB
19
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Ex-TC Gita 19th February 2018

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There's much excitement in the air at the moment! First off this is the first Weather blog on the NZ Weather Enthusiasts site. It's also my first blog, and my first blog about a weather event. And it'...
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