Low emissions scenario: 0.7 °C warmer by 2040 and 0.7 °C warmer by 2090.
High emissions scenario: 1.1 °C warmer by 2040 and 3.1 °C warmer by 2090.
Annual rainfall in Kaitaia is expected to change very little.Whangarei is expected to have 1 per cent less annual rainfall by 2040 and 2 per cent less by 2090.
|There may be an increase in westerly wind flow during winter, and north-easterly wind flow during summer.|
|Ex-tropical cyclones will likely be stronger and cause more damage as a result of heavy rain and strong winds.|