Manawatu and Whanganui

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

By 2090, annual rainfall is likely to increase by 3 per cent in Whanganui and 5 per cent in Taumaranui. 

 

Winter rainfall is likely to increase by 8 per cent in Whanganui and 12 per cent in Taumaranui by 2090. 

Snow A reduction in the number of snow days experienced annually is projected throughout New Zealand, including the Central Plateau.

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