Story: Otago region

Winter in Ophir

Winter in Ophir

Some of New Zealand’s coldest temperatures have been recorded in Ophir in Central Otago. At 3 p.m. on 13 July 2007, the temperature was minus 6ºC and Blacks Hotel was surrounded by hoar frost.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Climate, plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22622/winter-in-ophir (accessed 12 July 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015