Donald’s Photos

The many moods of Lake Wanaka

Lake Wanaka sunrise

Sunrise on Lake Wanaka from the mouth of Bullock Creek near the town center and dinosaur park children’s playground   A summer “chop” on Lake Wanaka from the prevailing nor west winds in summer. The edge of Ruby Island to the right   June 2017 – Black Peak in the back ground of this Lake Wanaka photo,…

Winter Weather Temperature Inversions in southern New Zealand

Cardona Valley Inversion Cloud

Temperature inversion is a reversal of the normal distribution of temperature near the ground, in which a layer of colder air is overlain by a layer of warmer air. Whereas normally air temperature usually decreases as you go higher. There are four types: ground, turbulence, subsidence, and frontal, but in the case of large areas…