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Help needed for April 2012!

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Help needed for April 2012!

Hi everyone!!

We're going to be visiting SI from April 23-May 15. (Still working on the itinerary)

Just needed a heads-up regarding weather during that time? It's going to be early winter so what are the conditions regarding driving on the roads with fog and ice? Is driving safe and recommended during april-may and will we face a lot of fog or ice?

Thanks so much!

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1. Re: Help needed for April 2012!

April/May is the tail end of autumn so you can expect a range of temperatures from still warm (20) to quite cold (10-15). You'll need layers and perhaps a polar fleece jacket or some merino tops. Unlikely to get frosts or fog.

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2. Re: Help needed for April 2012!

You might get a bit of frost first thing in the morning. Any bad weather will be short term. April May is a very pleasant time to travel. The colours will be stunning.

Thin layers are the way to go. Avoid big thick jackets etc as you will cook!

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3. Re: Help needed for April 2012!

There shouldnt be miuch ice in April /May could be wet and caution as always is advised but is safe

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4. Re: Help needed for April 2012!

Frost and ice on roads wont be an issue. Even on Arthurs pass road through to West Coast if you're heading there. This time of year in Christchurch is beautiful maybe light morning frosts and early mist but mainly fine weather! Enjoy

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