New Zealand Climate Update 217 - July 2017

What happened in June, how our climate outlook for the previous three months turned out, global and local sea temperatures, and our outlook for July to September.

Download the NZ Climate Update 217 July 2017 [PDF 640KB]

Global setting: June 2017

The tropical Pacific remained in an ENSO (El Niño – Southern Oscillation) neutral state (neither El Niño nor La Niña) during June 2017, but oceanic and atmospheric anomalies were mixed, with some indicators leaning towards El Niño and others towards La Niña.