National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

10:57 AM September 25, 2016

Cloudy periods. A few showers, possibly heavy and thundery, mainly in the afternoon.

Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Periods of rain, with some heavy falls. Rain gradually easing to a few showers from the north this evening.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Occasional rain, becoming persistent and heavier north of Wairoa this evening.

Waikato to Wellington, also the Central High Country

Occasional rain, easing tomorrow.

Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Occasional rain, slowly easing from the north tomorrow.

Marlborough, Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin

Cloudy, with patchy rain or drizzle.

The remainder of Otago and Southland

Increasing fine breaks today, but drizzle about the coast. Cloudy tomorrow with the odd spot of rain.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy with the odd shower.

National Long Range Forecast

11:18 AM September 25, 2016

North Island, rain in the east, possibly heavy in Gisborne, a few showers elsewhere, especially afternoon. South Island, often cloudy with patches light rain or drizzle.


North Island, rain in the east, showers becoming widespread elsewhere. South Island, rain in Marlborough, patches light rain or drizzle elsewhere, but dry in Southland and Clutha.


North Island, rain or showers in most places, sunny breaks increasing Kapiti and Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods in Southland and Clutha.Elsewhere, scattered rain or drizzle gradually clearing.


North Island, a few showers in the east and far north, becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, remaining drizzle patches clearing, and sunny spells increasing, but showers in Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

From Tuesday through to Thursday, cloudy periods and northeasterlies.

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 23
    Last Quarter
  2. Oct 01
    New Moon
  3. Oct 09
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 16
    Full Moon


September 25, 2016

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