New Zealand is Getting Sunnier

New Zealand is getting sunnier.

During the past four decades, New Zealand’s annual hours of bright sunshine have crept higher, further fuelling the annual competition – often between Blenheim, Nelson, Richmond and Whakatane – to be named the country’s sunniest location.

Using data from NZ.




3 thoughts on “New Zealand is Getting Sunnier

  1. Sunnier, yes. But it’s more like a reflection of some oceanic-atmospheric coupling based on virtually all of the sites showing a marked reversal around 1990. If it peaks and reverts to a lower annual mean over the next couple decades, that would be proof of the sine wave pattern of natural climatic cycles.

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