Global Warming...Climate Change. NZ Ski cancel season start after the hottest May on record.
Global Warming...Climate Change. NZ Ski cancel season start after the hottest May on record...The chair lifts at Coronet Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand, lie dormant with little snow on the hillside after snow making was stopped due to the warm weather. NZ Ski issued a statement yesterday announcing the delayed start of the ski season which, was due to commence this weekend..New Zealand sweltered through its hottest May since record-keeping began with figures issued today (June 1st) by climate agency Niwa showed that May was 2.3C warmer than usual. The average monthly temperature was 13.1C, a heat normally expected for April. The previous hottest May, recorded in 2007, had a mean temperature of 12.4C. Coronet Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand. 1st July 2011. Photo Tim ClaytonAdd to Cart Add to Lightbox Download