National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:27 AM May 25, 2015
Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula

Showers, some heavy with hail.

Bay of Plenty and Gisborne

A period of showers this morning, then becoming fine.

Taupo, Taihape, Wanganui and Manawatu

Showers, falling as snow above 400 metres at first, clearing this afternoon.

Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Showers, with snow to 300 metres, clearing in Hawkes Bay from about midday. Southwest gales about the coastal Wairarapa


Mainly fine. Showers returning for a time around midday.



Canterbury and Marlborough

Showers about Banks Peninsula, with snow above 200 metres, and severe southwest gales there. A few morning showers for remainder of Canterbury and the Kaikoura Coast, falling as snow above 200 metres.

Buller, Westland

A few showers north of Greymouth, but fine elsewhere.

Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Snow showers with hail and possible thunderstorms. Significant snow accumulations above 200 metres and severe southwest gales in exposed coastal places.

Chatham Islands

Showers, some heavy and thundery with hail.

Moon Phases

  1. May 18
    New Moon
  2. May 26
    First Quarter
  3. Jun 03
    Full Moon
  4. Jun 10
    Last Quarter


May 25, 2015

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