Gisborne and Hawke's Bay

Temperature

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.

Rain

Napier and Gisborne are expected to have around 1 per cent less annual rainfall by 2040 and 3 per cent less by 2090.

 

Winter rainfall is likely to decrease by 8 per cent in Gisborne and 10 per cent in Napier by 2090.

Cyclone Ex-tropical cyclones will likely be stronger and cause more damage as a result of heavy rain and strong winds.
Sealevel There may be increased risk to coastal roads and infrastructure from coastal erosion and inundation, increased storminess and sea-level rise.

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