12 Apr 2021

Balmy weekend for some amid warm autumn

From Midday Report, 12:46 pm on 12 April 2021

It was an unseasonably balmy weekend for some parts of the country.

April temperature records were broken in Whitianga yesterday when it reached 27.8 degrees celsius.

And Gisborne (29.1C), Wairoa (30.0C) and Rangiora (29.8C) all recorded their second hottest April days.

Meriana Johnsen speaks to NIWA forecaster Chris Brandolino who says above average tempatrures are expected for Autumn.