Number of extreme weather events identified by ICNZ (1975–2014)
New Zealand's Environment Reporting Series: The Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand
Extreme weather events are weather events that are rare or even statistically unlikely. In New Zealand, such events can be dangerous and costly, both socially and monetarily. They can cause damage that affects productivity and leads to millions of dollars in insurance claims. This dataset relates to the "Insurance losses for extreme weather events" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.