Ben Noll

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Ben Noll said : “All communities, regardless of changes in tropical cyclone risk, should still remain vigilant and be aware if the regional climate situation changes,” External link

pina Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : “All communities, regardless of changes in tropical cyclone risk, should still remain vigilant and be aware if the regional climate situation changes,” External link

Stuff Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "Very dry conditions across Canterbury and Otago, soil moisture levels anywhere from 10 to up to 50mm below normal for the time of year," External link

newshub Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said ( about La Nina ) : "I would really describe the next two weeks as a kind of interlude between what we saw in September, and the La Nina pattern really arriving," External link

nzherald Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : “Often we have to go back into say the 1940s or '50s to see those colder figures and that speaks to what's going on in the background with the climate change,” “Under a warming world, we can still get these cold extremes but they will happen less frequently in terms of probability perspective” External link

Stuff Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "As we work our way into early next week that [warming trend] will continue, mainly in the South Island, and eastern parts of the North Island," External link

Stuff Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "While it was warmer than average, it was not a record or near-record," External link

nzherald Friday, September 4, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll added : "Napier did record 189mm of rain this winter. The normal is 256mm. Therefore, winter rainfall was below normal," External link

nzherald Friday, September 4, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll told : “When we’re having the same chat in 2040 would fully expect the record that we see here in 2020 be challenged,” External link

Stuff Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : “It might feel nice to have a warm winter,” “But you have to appreciate the full reasons behind it” External link

guardian Thursday, September 3, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said ( about La Nina ) : “Given how 2020 has tracked so far with a very dry summer and autumn, I think heading into winter there was some hope that we would get good recharge in the ground water and moisture levels would increase, which they have, but not to the level we would have hoped,” “There’s a bit of concern from farmers in the region as we are dealing with this weather pattern which is La Nina-like which could lead to dryness continuing as we work our way through spring” External link

Stuff Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said ( about La Nina ) : "We are expected to be tilting towards the La Nina side of the spectrum and that could bring us more north easterly winds here in New Zealand," External link

newshub Friday, August 28, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : “This winter, so far, is just slightly warmer than that,” “I expect it to land in the top three to four on record” External link

Stuff Wednesday, August 19, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "The weather that we're experiencing outside today I would say probably would have to go on for a solid month to get us to where we need to be this time of year," "Don't count one rain event and think the drought is over, right? It's a gloomy walk to work and your umbrella might blow inside out, but that does not mean the impact of one of the worst droughts we've experienced is over" External link

newshub Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Some paddocks are probably already turning into mud," External link

newshub Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Most of Auckland if not all of Auckland will see some much needed rainfall from Wednesday to Thursday and then as we go into Friday and Saturday, additional showers can be expected, the odd thunderstorm can't be ruled out," External link

newshub Monday, July 13, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "In our neck of the woods, the sub-tropical tap is turned off," "As it's currently active well to the west of our area – or our line of longitude here in New Zealand – we wouldn't expect depressions to come down from the north" External link

nzherald Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Here we are about a year into the future, and we are talking about another tremendous area of high pressure - and what looks to be quite possibly the strongest area of high pressure on the globe - centering itself over New Zealand as we go into Saturday and Sunday," "The modelling we have for the feature coming this weekend shows it could be in the low 1040s, which puts us in the ballpark of where we could be talking about near record, or even record values, for surface pressure in the atmosphere" External link

nzherald Monday, June 8, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We are looking at a period of dry conditions, especially for this time of year, when we'd normally expect to see rain every other day," "And when you have a dry spell of five to seven days in June, it will be noticed by people" External link

nzherald Monday, June 8, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll explained : "When you get slow-moving features like this, on the periphery can be fronts that stall out, and actually bring rain to some places, despite the pressure being really high," "I guess there is a chance for that in the upper North Island as we go from Saturday into Sunday" External link

nzherald Monday, June 8, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Here we are about a year into the future, and we are talking about another tremendous area of high pressure - and what looks to be quite possibly the strongest area of high pressure on the globe - centering itself over New Zealand as we go into Saturday and Sunday," "For the upcoming weekend, it looks to possibly centre over the top of the South Island where the highest pressures will likely be" External link

newstalkzb Monday, June 8, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We are looking at a period of dry conditions, especially for this time of year, when we'd normally expect to see rain every other day," "And when you have a dry spell of five to seven days in June, it will be noticed by people" External link

newstalkzb Monday, June 8, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll explained : "When you get slow-moving features like this, on the periphery can be fronts that stall out, and actually bring rain to some places, despite the pressure being really high," "I guess there is a chance for that in the upper North Island as we go from Saturday into Sunday" External link

newstalkzb Monday, June 8, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It may not necessarily rain the whole weekend, it looks like it will ease. But at this point the back half of the weekend would be better for Marlborough," External link

Stuff Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "As we go into the winter season, the month of June may bring more long dry spells to large parts of New Zealand," External link

newshub Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll says : "It's far from a guarantee at this point as we talk about things that are several months away but it is on the cards the potential is there," External link

newshub Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : “When large waves break, there is an increase in wave set-up. The water level becomes elevated, allowing waves to come further inland. This is in addition to having slightly elevated tides on the back of King Tides a few days ago,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 15, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "When large waves break, there is an increase in wave set-up. The water level becomes elevated, allowing waves to come further inland. This is in addition to having slightly elevated tides on the back of King Tides a few days ago," External link

voxy Wednesday, April 15, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "A dry spell is defined as consecutive days having less than 1mm of rainfall," "This has topped the previous record of 39 days in Whangaparaoa and Warkworth in 2013" External link

Stuff Monday, February 17, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "A dry spell is defined as consecutive days having less than 1mm of rainfall," "This has topped the previous record of 39 days in Whangaparaoa and Warkworth in 2013" External link

Stuff Monday, February 17, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "While cyclone predictions turned out to be accurate - Tropical Cyclone Uesi formed this week - it is looking like the storm could pass near the lower South Island or south of the country early next week, sparing the parched North Island," External link

nzherald Thursday, February 13, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It looks like it will weaken considerably as it does move towards us and it may move closer to the South Island rather than the North Island," External link

Stuff Monday, February 10, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "A substantial amount of rainfall [is] needed to bring things back to normal," External link

nzherald Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Now that IOD has faded away this pulse can cruise right past the top of Australia and into the western Pacific, which is why we're having that increase in cyclone activity in that part of the world," External link

nzherald Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "That's perhaps some good news for people in Southland and Otago, who have had it a bit rough this summer," "Those hardy souls in Wellington might even get a taste of summer as we go into the second half of February" External link

nzherald Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "So it's going to be a bit of a battle between those two factors," "If it does get past 35C in some places next week, which is possible, that will certainly lead to warmer sea surface temperatures in areas" External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 21, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We have an outlook of dry weather over the next seven days, and that's like to worsen the situation," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "The long-term trend is certainly not our friend at this point in time," External link

newshub Tuesday, January 14, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "The oceans are a repository of the excess heat that is caused by global warming, and represent one of the best ways that we can measure climate change anywhere on the globe," External link

newshub Tuesday, January 14, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "We do see some warmer patterns unfolding for the last week of January, that's probably good news if you want to hit the seas and hit the beach," External link

newshub Tuesday, January 14, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "The expectation is that negative pattern is probably going to ease, and we're headed in the direction of getting more days with positive SAM," "So if you don't mind the cooler weather, then enjoy it, because this is something that will become less and less frequent. Soon enough, we'll be having a heatwave and people will be complaining they can't wait for things to get cold again" External link

nzherald Wednesday, January 8, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We've seen record or near-record temperatures, dozens of them as we went through November. We could be dealing with more of that as we go through the rest of the summer season," External link

trendnews-az Sunday, December 1, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Our ocean temperatures are warming up, and the last couple of years we've had marine heat waves in our coastal waters," External link

trendnews-az Sunday, December 1, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We've seen record or near-record temperatures, dozens of them as we went through November. We could be dealing with more of that as we go through the rest of the summer season," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, December 1, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Our ocean temperatures are warming up, and the last couple of years we've had marine heat waves in our coastal waters," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, December 1, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "New Zealand, especially some parts of the North Island, are running rainfall deficit as compared to normal year to date. So 2019 started off in a very dry fashion for large parts of the North Island," "Places certainly [where there have] been running rainfall deficits will need to keep a close eye on their water usage as we go through December, because some areas expect that dryness to continue" External link

Stuff Sunday, December 1, 2019 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll explained : "As the cool rain droplets hit the hot pavement, they immediately evaporate, or changed from a liquid to a gas. This is what creates the steam. We then often see the steam rising up above the road, since it is warmer than the surrounding, now rain-cooled, air," External link

Stuff Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "If there is any smoke on the horizon that will help to enhance the colours of the sunset," External link

newshub Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Because people will be sleeping, we probably won't see it," "It should be visible in the Gisborne area around sunrise on Thursday, and then push offshore after that" External link

newshub Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Last weekend the winds were quite light, which allowed the particles to fall down towards the ground," "It doesn't rule the possibility out entirely but I think the chances are lower than what they were in the South Island on the weekend" External link

newshub Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll explained : "Dust particles can help to create more scattering in the mid and upper atmosphere, which can increase the vibrancy of sunsets and sunrises," "A good example occurred in Whangarei on Sunday evening. However, if the dust sits low in the atmosphere, it can actually have the reverse effect, leading to muted sunsets that are less colourful" External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "As the Australian bushfires continue to burn, plumes of smoke and dust will be continuously dispersed into the atmosphere. This will happen until the fires are put out," "Given the strong winds in the New Zealand region over the next week, no dust or smoke is expected to sit over the country for a prolonged period - each plume generally takes about 12 hours to pass across a given island" External link

newshub Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Temperatures of 33-34C are not out of the question for a location or two but it won't be widespread," External link

Stuff Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "If it was on our scale, this would be a category five, so it would be maxing out the scale we use in the south-west-Pacific," External link

newshub Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll told : "He figured it was only logical to combine the occasion with his second love – weather forecasting!" External link

nzherald Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It became a 'major event' over the last few days and it most likely will go down as stronger than the [spring] 2002 event – so, the strongest on record for the southern hemisphere," "It has set temperature records in the stratosphere for the time of year and the SSW is forecast to continue into October, which would almost certainly set a record for longevity too" External link

Stuff Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "What this high pressure will bring is fine weather, clear skies and light winds and for some, frosty mornings," External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "What this high pressure will bring is fine weather, clear skies and light winds and for some, frosty mornings," External link

nzherald Wednesday, September 18, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "This Sudden Stratospheric Warming can weaken that vortex and that can lead to cold air masses branching off from Antarctica into the middle latitudes and one of the places that could see the impacts could be New Zealand," "It's underway, but it takes quite a while for the impact to translate from the stratosphere, which is way up in the atmosphere down to the ground. We won't see the impact of it on the ground for another few weeks" External link

Stuff Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:56:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We are expecting to see some of that weather later next week and also the following week," "The next several weeks are a very important time of the year for farmers in the South Island, for example lambing season, so keep an eye on daily weather outlooks will be particularly important given the volatility that is expected to occur" External link

Stuff Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:56:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "To strengthen those systems we've had a very active jet stream well above our heads which has helped energise or invigorate those systems," "We've flicked a bit of a switch. We've turned up the energy dial on the systems that have come from the west" External link

Stuff Monday, August 26, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Again, there is no immediate effect, as it can take between weeks to a month or two for these flow-on effects to play out," External link

qt Friday, August 23, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "These events are rare in the Southern Hemisphere," "There have only been two in New Zealand in recorded times: one in September 2002 and the other in September 2010" External link

newshub Friday, August 23, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "For up to about a month after the SSW, polar air masses, known as streamers, can break off from the weakened vortex and move towards New Zealand. It doesn’t guarantee unusual or extreme weather, but it can happen," External link

voxy Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It's kind of a rough weekend to give a nice clean overview on, there's just a lot of different weather going on in Marlborough," "We have a weather system in the Tasman sea that is going to drag some rain across New Zealand and that includes Marlborough" External link

Stuff Friday, August 9, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "it doesn't look to be the coldest of days" External link

Stuff Friday, August 9, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Sunday looks like the conditions may favour somewhat drier weather, but I wouldn't promise a completely dry day," External link

Stuff Friday, August 9, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll told : "We have a wintry weather wallop coming, in fact, this is going to come in three rounds, one on Wednesday, one on Saturday and another one on Sunday into Monday," External link

newshub Tuesday, July 30, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll told : "We have a wintery weather wallop coming, in fact, this is going to come in three rounds, one on Wednesday, one on Saturday and another one on Sunday into Monday," External link

newshub Monday, July 29, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll says ( about Bay Region ) : "The coastal Bay of Plenty, from Tauranga to Whakatane - they see more sunshine on average than Auckland does," External link

Stuff Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "While the temperature is cooler down there, they do see limited amounts of rainfall," "Great views, low rainfall. Yeah it's a bit cooler but you get to see the snow on the mountains in the winter time, so that's nice" External link

Stuff Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll explains : "We are susceptible to turbulence because we have two jet streams around us. Converging arrows indicate an area where we might see turbulence, sometimes even clear air turbulence where there are quickly changing wind directions," External link

newshub Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll says : "We have seen serious injuries related to turbulence increase. As jet streams are expected to change overtime - that number may continue to rise," External link

newshub Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "When we talk about things like climate change, we're looking for stand out statistics that point towards things being warmer, or point it in one direction," "When you start seeing that repetition ... that's an indication of the warming climate" External link

Stuff Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "We are not getting the rain we normally get in the winter, it's a compounding effect after a dry summer then a dry autumn then a dry winter that can lead to issues," External link

newshub Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "In contrast to the drought, we also saw a record-breaking rainfall event along the West Coast during March. This was fueled by an atmospheric river and the warm Tasman Sea," External link

tvnz Tuesday, July 2, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "The country had a very bright start to the year, with a vast majority of regions experiencing more sunshine than normal - wider Nelson recorded the highest January-June sunshine hour total on record (1445.6 hours)," External link

voxy Tuesday, July 2, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "They're certainly not going to like what's coming this week – that's a northerly flow – so anything that's on the slopes is probably going to melt away as we go into the weekend," "Later on in the season, there will be some moisture at those higher elevations – but what we really need is one of those big southerlies, and that just doesn't look to be on the cards for the next little while" External link

nzherald Monday, July 1, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "With a water temperature of 13 degrees, the bay is running about a degree warmer than when they plunged last year. Warmer seas have been a theme through much of 2019 and the long-term trend is up," External link

voxy Friday, June 21, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It looks like westerlies will dominate. So perhaps the western areas do stay a bit showery, even after these couple of rounds of bigger weather. It's those eastern areas that could be a bit drier as we go through the season," External link

Stuff Monday, June 3, 2019 7:54:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "High pressure in July; you could be dealing with things like frosts, it could be very cold in the morning, also foggy conditions. We don't get that kind of mixing. We don't have strong sunshine in the winter season. The sun angle is a lot lower, and that could put us at a higher risk for those frosty mornings and foggy mornings," "I think August is maybe a bit of a wild card - but certainly July, I think that will be the more favourable, or the most favourable winter month" External link

Stuff Monday, June 3, 2019 7:54:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "As we look at the outlook as a whole, it certainly looks like a settled start overall; a couple of opportunities in May for some active weather. But maybe as we go into the month of June things do turn a little bit more active ... and then July may edge back in a more settled direction. So out of the three months there could be one month that is a standout," "If I had to pick one month in the coming three-month period that had quite a bit of active weather potentially around New Zealand, that month is June. So, as we go through late May into early June, there could be a chance for some more active weather," External link

Stuff Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Certainly for farmers in the North Island that are looking for the rain, this outlook is certainly on the drier side. And ground water recharge an important thing to monitor this time of year in Canterbury, and that region could see normal or below normal rainfall," External link

Stuff Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "As we look at the outlook as a whole, it certainly looks like a settled start overall; a couple of opportunities in May for some active weather. But maybe as we go into the month of June things do turn a little bit more active ... and then July may edge back in a more settled direction. So out of the three months there could be one month that is a standout," "If I had to pick one month in the coming three-month period that had quite a bit of active weather potentially around New Zealand, that month is June. So, as we go through late May into early June, there could be a chance for some more active weather," External link

Stuff Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Certainly for farmers in the North Island that are looking for the rain, this outlook is certainly on the drier side. And ground water recharge an important thing to monitor this time of year in Canterbury, and that region could see normal or below normal rainfall," External link

Stuff Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Also some snow perhaps, in the alps on the South Island as a southerly blows in for Sunday to Monday," External link

newshub Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We are talking about areas that could really use it, but obviously, too much, too fast is never a good thing," External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, March 6, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "The reason that could occur is because the soil right now is very dry, and that means it is kinda like concrete, so when the rain falls on that soil, that may just run off and not get absorbed by the ground," External link

newshub Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "The reason that could occur is because the soil right now is very dry, and that means it is kinda like concrete, so when the rain falls on that soil, that may just run off and not get absorbed by the ground," External link

newshub Wednesday, February 20, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "The reason that could occur is because the soil right now is very dry, and that means it is kinda like concrete, so when the rain falls on that soil, that may just run off and not get absorbed by the ground," External link

newshub Tuesday, February 19, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It's just too far out to say definitively yet. But either way, we could be in for some rainfall next week or next weekend," External link

Stuff Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "January came with abundant sunshine and it was the sunniest month on record for any location in the South Island, with Richmond recording 355 hours," External link

nzherald Friday, February 8, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "But as an island nation, what happens in the sea tends to happen on land," External link

nzherald Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Last year we were seeing very little of that, if any at all," External link

Stuff Monday, December 24, 2018 9:05:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Typically, we're used to experiencing heatwaves on land - but in this case it was happening in the ocean, which can certainly happen with the right characteristics of the climate," External link

newshub Monday, December 10, 2018 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "fits in the mould of climate change that we're experiencing warmer oceans on earth and I think the Tasman Sea is part of that grander scheme," "That doesn't mean that it can't get cold for a month, but the long-term trend is certainly for warming seas, not only in the Tasman, but around the world" External link

newshub Monday, December 10, 2018 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "be surprised if you hear a rumble" External link

Stuff Friday, February 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "When the MJO is in certain phases, it can lead to certain weather patterns and the tendency for certain weather patterns to exist," External link

nzherald Monday, February 13, 2017 8:02:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Any time you have a wind from the south in New Zealand, it means you are going to be cooler than usual," "These winds resulted in temperatures that are well below average for this time of year" External link

Stuff Friday, January 20, 2017 6:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "This was a bit of an extreme case for mid-summer standards," External link

Stuff Friday, January 20, 2017 6:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "As we head into early February, there is some indication for settled weather patterns across New Zealand with a warming trend toward mid-month," External link

Stuff Thursday, January 19, 2017 4:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It's not particularly good news at this point," External link

nzherald Friday, January 13, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We can only see spotty patches of rain with no significant heavy rainfall, and temperatures should remain near to or above normal for this time," External link

nzherald Wednesday, November 23, 2016 11:36:00 PM EAT



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Ben Noll said : “All communities, regardless of changes in tropical cyclone risk, should still remain vigilant and be aware if the regional climate situation changes,” External link

pina Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : “All communities, regardless of changes in tropical cyclone risk, should still remain vigilant and be aware if the regional climate situation changes,” External link

Stuff Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "Very dry conditions across Canterbury and Otago, soil moisture levels anywhere from 10 to up to 50mm below normal for the time of year," External link

newshub Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said ( about La Nina ) : "I would really describe the next two weeks as a kind of interlude between what we saw in September, and the La Nina pattern really arriving," External link

nzherald Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : “Often we have to go back into say the 1940s or '50s to see those colder figures and that speaks to what's going on in the background with the climate change,” “Under a warming world, we can still get these cold extremes but they will happen less frequently in terms of probability perspective” External link

Stuff Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "As we work our way into early next week that [warming trend] will continue, mainly in the South Island, and eastern parts of the North Island," External link

Stuff Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "While it was warmer than average, it was not a record or near-record," External link

nzherald Friday, September 4, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll added : "Napier did record 189mm of rain this winter. The normal is 256mm. Therefore, winter rainfall was below normal," External link

nzherald Friday, September 4, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll told : “When we’re having the same chat in 2040 would fully expect the record that we see here in 2020 be challenged,” External link

Stuff Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : “It might feel nice to have a warm winter,” “But you have to appreciate the full reasons behind it” External link

guardian Thursday, September 3, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said ( about La Nina ) : “Given how 2020 has tracked so far with a very dry summer and autumn, I think heading into winter there was some hope that we would get good recharge in the ground water and moisture levels would increase, which they have, but not to the level we would have hoped,” “There’s a bit of concern from farmers in the region as we are dealing with this weather pattern which is La Nina-like which could lead to dryness continuing as we work our way through spring” External link

Stuff Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said ( about La Nina ) : "We are expected to be tilting towards the La Nina side of the spectrum and that could bring us more north easterly winds here in New Zealand," External link

newshub Friday, August 28, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : “This winter, so far, is just slightly warmer than that,” “I expect it to land in the top three to four on record” External link

Stuff Wednesday, August 19, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "The weather that we're experiencing outside today I would say probably would have to go on for a solid month to get us to where we need to be this time of year," "Don't count one rain event and think the drought is over, right? It's a gloomy walk to work and your umbrella might blow inside out, but that does not mean the impact of one of the worst droughts we've experienced is over" External link

newshub Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Some paddocks are probably already turning into mud," External link

newshub Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Most of Auckland if not all of Auckland will see some much needed rainfall from Wednesday to Thursday and then as we go into Friday and Saturday, additional showers can be expected, the odd thunderstorm can't be ruled out," External link

newshub Monday, July 13, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "In our neck of the woods, the sub-tropical tap is turned off," "As it's currently active well to the west of our area – or our line of longitude here in New Zealand – we wouldn't expect depressions to come down from the north" External link

nzherald Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Here we are about a year into the future, and we are talking about another tremendous area of high pressure - and what looks to be quite possibly the strongest area of high pressure on the globe - centering itself over New Zealand as we go into Saturday and Sunday," "The modelling we have for the feature coming this weekend shows it could be in the low 1040s, which puts us in the ballpark of where we could be talking about near record, or even record values, for surface pressure in the atmosphere" External link

nzherald Monday, June 8, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We are looking at a period of dry conditions, especially for this time of year, when we'd normally expect to see rain every other day," "And when you have a dry spell of five to seven days in June, it will be noticed by people" External link

nzherald Monday, June 8, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll explained : "When you get slow-moving features like this, on the periphery can be fronts that stall out, and actually bring rain to some places, despite the pressure being really high," "I guess there is a chance for that in the upper North Island as we go from Saturday into Sunday" External link

nzherald Monday, June 8, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Here we are about a year into the future, and we are talking about another tremendous area of high pressure - and what looks to be quite possibly the strongest area of high pressure on the globe - centering itself over New Zealand as we go into Saturday and Sunday," "For the upcoming weekend, it looks to possibly centre over the top of the South Island where the highest pressures will likely be" External link

newstalkzb Monday, June 8, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We are looking at a period of dry conditions, especially for this time of year, when we'd normally expect to see rain every other day," "And when you have a dry spell of five to seven days in June, it will be noticed by people" External link

newstalkzb Monday, June 8, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll explained : "When you get slow-moving features like this, on the periphery can be fronts that stall out, and actually bring rain to some places, despite the pressure being really high," "I guess there is a chance for that in the upper North Island as we go from Saturday into Sunday" External link

newstalkzb Monday, June 8, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It may not necessarily rain the whole weekend, it looks like it will ease. But at this point the back half of the weekend would be better for Marlborough," External link

Stuff Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "As we go into the winter season, the month of June may bring more long dry spells to large parts of New Zealand," External link

newshub Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll says : "It's far from a guarantee at this point as we talk about things that are several months away but it is on the cards the potential is there," External link

newshub Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : “When large waves break, there is an increase in wave set-up. The water level becomes elevated, allowing waves to come further inland. This is in addition to having slightly elevated tides on the back of King Tides a few days ago,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 15, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "When large waves break, there is an increase in wave set-up. The water level becomes elevated, allowing waves to come further inland. This is in addition to having slightly elevated tides on the back of King Tides a few days ago," External link

voxy Wednesday, April 15, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "A dry spell is defined as consecutive days having less than 1mm of rainfall," "This has topped the previous record of 39 days in Whangaparaoa and Warkworth in 2013" External link

Stuff Monday, February 17, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "A dry spell is defined as consecutive days having less than 1mm of rainfall," "This has topped the previous record of 39 days in Whangaparaoa and Warkworth in 2013" External link

Stuff Monday, February 17, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "While cyclone predictions turned out to be accurate - Tropical Cyclone Uesi formed this week - it is looking like the storm could pass near the lower South Island or south of the country early next week, sparing the parched North Island," External link

nzherald Thursday, February 13, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It looks like it will weaken considerably as it does move towards us and it may move closer to the South Island rather than the North Island," External link

Stuff Monday, February 10, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "A substantial amount of rainfall [is] needed to bring things back to normal," External link

nzherald Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Now that IOD has faded away this pulse can cruise right past the top of Australia and into the western Pacific, which is why we're having that increase in cyclone activity in that part of the world," External link

nzherald Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "That's perhaps some good news for people in Southland and Otago, who have had it a bit rough this summer," "Those hardy souls in Wellington might even get a taste of summer as we go into the second half of February" External link

nzherald Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "So it's going to be a bit of a battle between those two factors," "If it does get past 35C in some places next week, which is possible, that will certainly lead to warmer sea surface temperatures in areas" External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 21, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We have an outlook of dry weather over the next seven days, and that's like to worsen the situation," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "The long-term trend is certainly not our friend at this point in time," External link

newshub Tuesday, January 14, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "The oceans are a repository of the excess heat that is caused by global warming, and represent one of the best ways that we can measure climate change anywhere on the globe," External link

newshub Tuesday, January 14, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "We do see some warmer patterns unfolding for the last week of January, that's probably good news if you want to hit the seas and hit the beach," External link

newshub Tuesday, January 14, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "The expectation is that negative pattern is probably going to ease, and we're headed in the direction of getting more days with positive SAM," "So if you don't mind the cooler weather, then enjoy it, because this is something that will become less and less frequent. Soon enough, we'll be having a heatwave and people will be complaining they can't wait for things to get cold again" External link

nzherald Wednesday, January 8, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We've seen record or near-record temperatures, dozens of them as we went through November. We could be dealing with more of that as we go through the rest of the summer season," External link

trendnews-az Sunday, December 1, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Our ocean temperatures are warming up, and the last couple of years we've had marine heat waves in our coastal waters," External link

trendnews-az Sunday, December 1, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We've seen record or near-record temperatures, dozens of them as we went through November. We could be dealing with more of that as we go through the rest of the summer season," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, December 1, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Our ocean temperatures are warming up, and the last couple of years we've had marine heat waves in our coastal waters," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, December 1, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "New Zealand, especially some parts of the North Island, are running rainfall deficit as compared to normal year to date. So 2019 started off in a very dry fashion for large parts of the North Island," "Places certainly [where there have] been running rainfall deficits will need to keep a close eye on their water usage as we go through December, because some areas expect that dryness to continue" External link

Stuff Sunday, December 1, 2019 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll explained : "As the cool rain droplets hit the hot pavement, they immediately evaporate, or changed from a liquid to a gas. This is what creates the steam. We then often see the steam rising up above the road, since it is warmer than the surrounding, now rain-cooled, air," External link

Stuff Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "If there is any smoke on the horizon that will help to enhance the colours of the sunset," External link

newshub Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Because people will be sleeping, we probably won't see it," "It should be visible in the Gisborne area around sunrise on Thursday, and then push offshore after that" External link

newshub Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Last weekend the winds were quite light, which allowed the particles to fall down towards the ground," "It doesn't rule the possibility out entirely but I think the chances are lower than what they were in the South Island on the weekend" External link

newshub Wednesday, November 13, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll explained : "Dust particles can help to create more scattering in the mid and upper atmosphere, which can increase the vibrancy of sunsets and sunrises," "A good example occurred in Whangarei on Sunday evening. However, if the dust sits low in the atmosphere, it can actually have the reverse effect, leading to muted sunsets that are less colourful" External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "As the Australian bushfires continue to burn, plumes of smoke and dust will be continuously dispersed into the atmosphere. This will happen until the fires are put out," "Given the strong winds in the New Zealand region over the next week, no dust or smoke is expected to sit over the country for a prolonged period - each plume generally takes about 12 hours to pass across a given island" External link

newshub Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Temperatures of 33-34C are not out of the question for a location or two but it won't be widespread," External link

Stuff Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "If it was on our scale, this would be a category five, so it would be maxing out the scale we use in the south-west-Pacific," External link

newshub Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll told : "He figured it was only logical to combine the occasion with his second love – weather forecasting!" External link

nzherald Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It became a 'major event' over the last few days and it most likely will go down as stronger than the [spring] 2002 event – so, the strongest on record for the southern hemisphere," "It has set temperature records in the stratosphere for the time of year and the SSW is forecast to continue into October, which would almost certainly set a record for longevity too" External link

Stuff Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "What this high pressure will bring is fine weather, clear skies and light winds and for some, frosty mornings," External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "What this high pressure will bring is fine weather, clear skies and light winds and for some, frosty mornings," External link

nzherald Wednesday, September 18, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "This Sudden Stratospheric Warming can weaken that vortex and that can lead to cold air masses branching off from Antarctica into the middle latitudes and one of the places that could see the impacts could be New Zealand," "It's underway, but it takes quite a while for the impact to translate from the stratosphere, which is way up in the atmosphere down to the ground. We won't see the impact of it on the ground for another few weeks" External link

Stuff Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:56:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We are expecting to see some of that weather later next week and also the following week," "The next several weeks are a very important time of the year for farmers in the South Island, for example lambing season, so keep an eye on daily weather outlooks will be particularly important given the volatility that is expected to occur" External link

Stuff Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:56:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "To strengthen those systems we've had a very active jet stream well above our heads which has helped energise or invigorate those systems," "We've flicked a bit of a switch. We've turned up the energy dial on the systems that have come from the west" External link

Stuff Monday, August 26, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Again, there is no immediate effect, as it can take between weeks to a month or two for these flow-on effects to play out," External link

qt Friday, August 23, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "These events are rare in the Southern Hemisphere," "There have only been two in New Zealand in recorded times: one in September 2002 and the other in September 2010" External link

newshub Friday, August 23, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "For up to about a month after the SSW, polar air masses, known as streamers, can break off from the weakened vortex and move towards New Zealand. It doesn’t guarantee unusual or extreme weather, but it can happen," External link

voxy Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It's kind of a rough weekend to give a nice clean overview on, there's just a lot of different weather going on in Marlborough," "We have a weather system in the Tasman sea that is going to drag some rain across New Zealand and that includes Marlborough" External link

Stuff Friday, August 9, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "it doesn't look to be the coldest of days" External link

Stuff Friday, August 9, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Sunday looks like the conditions may favour somewhat drier weather, but I wouldn't promise a completely dry day," External link

Stuff Friday, August 9, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll told : "We have a wintry weather wallop coming, in fact, this is going to come in three rounds, one on Wednesday, one on Saturday and another one on Sunday into Monday," External link

newshub Tuesday, July 30, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll told : "We have a wintery weather wallop coming, in fact, this is going to come in three rounds, one on Wednesday, one on Saturday and another one on Sunday into Monday," External link

newshub Monday, July 29, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll says ( about Bay Region ) : "The coastal Bay of Plenty, from Tauranga to Whakatane - they see more sunshine on average than Auckland does," External link

Stuff Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "While the temperature is cooler down there, they do see limited amounts of rainfall," "Great views, low rainfall. Yeah it's a bit cooler but you get to see the snow on the mountains in the winter time, so that's nice" External link

Stuff Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll explains : "We are susceptible to turbulence because we have two jet streams around us. Converging arrows indicate an area where we might see turbulence, sometimes even clear air turbulence where there are quickly changing wind directions," External link

newshub Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll says : "We have seen serious injuries related to turbulence increase. As jet streams are expected to change overtime - that number may continue to rise," External link

newshub Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "When we talk about things like climate change, we're looking for stand out statistics that point towards things being warmer, or point it in one direction," "When you start seeing that repetition ... that's an indication of the warming climate" External link

Stuff Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "We are not getting the rain we normally get in the winter, it's a compounding effect after a dry summer then a dry autumn then a dry winter that can lead to issues," External link

newshub Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "In contrast to the drought, we also saw a record-breaking rainfall event along the West Coast during March. This was fueled by an atmospheric river and the warm Tasman Sea," External link

tvnz Tuesday, July 2, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "The country had a very bright start to the year, with a vast majority of regions experiencing more sunshine than normal - wider Nelson recorded the highest January-June sunshine hour total on record (1445.6 hours)," External link

voxy Tuesday, July 2, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "They're certainly not going to like what's coming this week – that's a northerly flow – so anything that's on the slopes is probably going to melt away as we go into the weekend," "Later on in the season, there will be some moisture at those higher elevations – but what we really need is one of those big southerlies, and that just doesn't look to be on the cards for the next little while" External link

nzherald Monday, July 1, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll says : "With a water temperature of 13 degrees, the bay is running about a degree warmer than when they plunged last year. Warmer seas have been a theme through much of 2019 and the long-term trend is up," External link

voxy Friday, June 21, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It looks like westerlies will dominate. So perhaps the western areas do stay a bit showery, even after these couple of rounds of bigger weather. It's those eastern areas that could be a bit drier as we go through the season," External link

Stuff Monday, June 3, 2019 7:54:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "High pressure in July; you could be dealing with things like frosts, it could be very cold in the morning, also foggy conditions. We don't get that kind of mixing. We don't have strong sunshine in the winter season. The sun angle is a lot lower, and that could put us at a higher risk for those frosty mornings and foggy mornings," "I think August is maybe a bit of a wild card - but certainly July, I think that will be the more favourable, or the most favourable winter month" External link

Stuff Monday, June 3, 2019 7:54:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "As we look at the outlook as a whole, it certainly looks like a settled start overall; a couple of opportunities in May for some active weather. But maybe as we go into the month of June things do turn a little bit more active ... and then July may edge back in a more settled direction. So out of the three months there could be one month that is a standout," "If I had to pick one month in the coming three-month period that had quite a bit of active weather potentially around New Zealand, that month is June. So, as we go through late May into early June, there could be a chance for some more active weather," External link

Stuff Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Certainly for farmers in the North Island that are looking for the rain, this outlook is certainly on the drier side. And ground water recharge an important thing to monitor this time of year in Canterbury, and that region could see normal or below normal rainfall," External link

Stuff Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "As we look at the outlook as a whole, it certainly looks like a settled start overall; a couple of opportunities in May for some active weather. But maybe as we go into the month of June things do turn a little bit more active ... and then July may edge back in a more settled direction. So out of the three months there could be one month that is a standout," "If I had to pick one month in the coming three-month period that had quite a bit of active weather potentially around New Zealand, that month is June. So, as we go through late May into early June, there could be a chance for some more active weather," External link

Stuff Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Certainly for farmers in the North Island that are looking for the rain, this outlook is certainly on the drier side. And ground water recharge an important thing to monitor this time of year in Canterbury, and that region could see normal or below normal rainfall," External link

Stuff Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Also some snow perhaps, in the alps on the South Island as a southerly blows in for Sunday to Monday," External link

newshub Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We are talking about areas that could really use it, but obviously, too much, too fast is never a good thing," External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, March 6, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "The reason that could occur is because the soil right now is very dry, and that means it is kinda like concrete, so when the rain falls on that soil, that may just run off and not get absorbed by the ground," External link

newshub Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "The reason that could occur is because the soil right now is very dry, and that means it is kinda like concrete, so when the rain falls on that soil, that may just run off and not get absorbed by the ground," External link

newshub Wednesday, February 20, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "The reason that could occur is because the soil right now is very dry, and that means it is kinda like concrete, so when the rain falls on that soil, that may just run off and not get absorbed by the ground," External link

newshub Tuesday, February 19, 2019 3:16:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It's just too far out to say definitively yet. But either way, we could be in for some rainfall next week or next weekend," External link

Stuff Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "January came with abundant sunshine and it was the sunniest month on record for any location in the South Island, with Richmond recording 355 hours," External link

nzherald Friday, February 8, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "But as an island nation, what happens in the sea tends to happen on land," External link

nzherald Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Last year we were seeing very little of that, if any at all," External link

Stuff Monday, December 24, 2018 9:05:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Typically, we're used to experiencing heatwaves on land - but in this case it was happening in the ocean, which can certainly happen with the right characteristics of the climate," External link

newshub Monday, December 10, 2018 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "fits in the mould of climate change that we're experiencing warmer oceans on earth and I think the Tasman Sea is part of that grander scheme," "That doesn't mean that it can't get cold for a month, but the long-term trend is certainly for warming seas, not only in the Tasman, but around the world" External link

newshub Monday, December 10, 2018 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "be surprised if you hear a rumble" External link

Stuff Friday, February 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "When the MJO is in certain phases, it can lead to certain weather patterns and the tendency for certain weather patterns to exist," External link

nzherald Monday, February 13, 2017 8:02:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "Any time you have a wind from the south in New Zealand, it means you are going to be cooler than usual," "These winds resulted in temperatures that are well below average for this time of year" External link

Stuff Friday, January 20, 2017 6:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "This was a bit of an extreme case for mid-summer standards," External link

Stuff Friday, January 20, 2017 6:51:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "As we head into early February, there is some indication for settled weather patterns across New Zealand with a warming trend toward mid-month," External link

Stuff Thursday, January 19, 2017 4:06:00 AM EAT

Ben Noll said : "It's not particularly good news at this point," External link

nzherald Friday, January 13, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ben Noll said : "We can only see spotty patches of rain with no significant heavy rainfall, and temperatures should remain near to or above normal for this time," External link

nzherald Wednesday, November 23, 2016 11:36:00 PM EAT



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