Low emissions scenario: 0.7 °C warmer by 2040 and 0.7 °C warmer by 2090.
High emissions scenario: 1.0 °C warmer by 2040 and 3.0 °C warmer by 2090.
Droughts are expected to increase in frequency and intensity over time.
|In Blenheim, there is likely to be little change in annual rainfall by 2040, while a 3 per cent increase is likely by 2090.|
|There may be increased risk to coastal roads and infrastructure from coastal erosion and inundation, increased storminess and sea-level rise.|
There may be an increase in westerly wind flow during winter, and north-easterly wind flow during summer.