flooding-in-Waikanae“Climate change is going to bring four times the amount of hot days in Wellington and Wairarapa in the next 100 years and there’s also likely to be more frequent extreme rainfall events, a NIWA report says.”

“The NIWA report said Wairarapa was likely to go from 24 to 94 days with temperatures above 25° while Wellington will increase from six to 26 days.”

“There was likely to be an increase of droughts in Wairarapa with a 10 percent drop in rainfall but in Wellington, there’s likely to be an increase of rain in all seasons and up to 15 percent more in winter.”

Radio NZ story

You probably think that more warm days will be welcome, and we have to admit they will be for us, but not a growing number of deluges!