Low emissions scenario: 0.7 °C warmer by 2040 and 0.6 °C warmer by 2090.
High emissions scenario: 1.0 °C warmer by 2040 and 3.0 °C warmer by 2090.
|In Nelson, annual rainfall is likely to increase by 2 per cent by 2040 and 4 per cent by 2090. Summer, autumn and winter rainfall will likely increase by 4 to 8 per cent in Nelson by 2090, with very little change in spring rainfall.|
|There may be an increase in westerly wind flow during winter, and north-easterly wind flow during summer.|
|A reduction in the number of snow days experienced annually is projected throughout New Zealand, including for the Nelson-Tasman region.|