National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:07 PM February 28, 2015
Wanganui to Kapiti

Fine apart from Cloud morning and night.

Rest of the North Island, also Nelson and Marlborough

Fine, apart from isolated showers this afternoon and evening north of Auckland city.


Mainly fine, but a few showers developing this evening and tonight.

Westland and Fiordland

Rain spreading north today, with some heavy and thundery falls, then gradually easing in Westland tomorrow.


Mainly fine. Isolated showers this afternoon and evening about the Plains.

Otago and Southland

Scattered rain, clearing tonight. Cloudy with a few spots in western areas tomorrow and isolated afternoon and evening showers in the east.

Chatham Islands

Cloud increasing and showers developing tomorrow afternoon, clearing later.

National Long Range Forecast

1:33 PM February 28, 2015

North Island, mainly fine, but drizzle spreading south over Northland. South Island, a period of rain spreading north, heavy south of Hokitika, but remaining dry in Nelson and Marlborough.


North Island, rain or drizzle in Northland spreading to Coromandel Peninsula and Auckland. Some drizzle in the far south and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, periods of rain about Buller and some drizzle in the north and east at first. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, rain or drizzle from Northland to Taupo and cloudy periods elsewhere. South Island, rain or drizzle in the west of the South Island and fine spells elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods Monday and Tuesday with northerlies developing. A brief southerly change late Tuesday with drizzle. A few drizzle patches Wednesday with easterlies.

Moon Phases

  1. Feb 26
    First Quarter
  2. Mar 06
    Full Moon
  3. Mar 14
    Last Quarter
  4. Mar 20
    New Moon


February 28, 2015

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