Fine today, drizzle tonight
Posted at 8:18am Tuesday 05 Sep, 2017
Sunrise today. Photo: Rosalie Crawford.
The weather forecast today is for a mainly fine day, but with cloud and drizzle from the evening. There'll be very light westerlies.
It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 17 and an overnight low of 12 degrees.
The sea temperature has risen one degree to 16 degrees as we move into spring.
This day in NZ history in 1939 NZ's Prime Minister declares New Zealand's support for Britain.
In world history on this day in 1977 the Voyager 1 space probe was launched, and on this day in 1984 the Space Shuttle Discovery landed after its maiden voyage.
A quote for today - "If Plan A didn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters."