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Record temperatures, 1865–2004 (1st of 2)

Record temperatures, 1865–2004

This table shows the record high and low air temperatures for New Zealand since readings started in the 1860s. It also shows the lowest grass temperature, which indicates the extent of the frost.

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Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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How to cite this page:

Erick Brenstrum, 'Weather - Highs – anticyclones', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/7745/record-temperatures-1865-2004 (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Erick Brenstrum, published 12 Jun 2006