Kōrero: Weather forecasting

Wind roses

A wind rose is a graphic representation of a locality’s wind climate. These wind roses show the very different weather in different areas of New Zealand, including wind direction, frequency of high winds and average number of calm days each year. Although Nelson and Wellington are on the same latitude, their climates are very different.

Source: E. Brenstrum, The New Zealand weather book. Nelson: Craig Potton, 1998, p. 98.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Erick Brenstrum, 'Weather forecasting - Using climate data', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/47384/wind-roses (accessed 5 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Erick Brenstrum, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jun 2016