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Hailstorms around New Zealand

Hailstorms around New Zealand

This map shows the distribution of hail storms in a year. They are most frequent in the west, but summer hail storms, often with larger hailstones, do occur in the east.

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How to cite this page:

Erick Brenstrum, 'Weather - Thunderstorms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/7774/hailstorms-around-new-zealand (accessed 22 October 2019)

Story by Erick Brenstrum, published 12 Jun 2006