National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:20 AM July 3, 2015
From Northland to Waitomo and Bay of Plenty, including the central high country

Rain with some heavy falls, spreading east this afternoon, and reaching Bay of Plenty early evening. Rain easing south of Hamilton and west of Taupo overnight.

Taranaki to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Rain becoming widespread this afternoon, briefly heavy, clearing overnight.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay

High cloud. Scattered rain developing this evening, becoming persistent north of Napier tomorrow.

Marlborough, Canterbury

Rain about the ranges, with scattered falls spreading elsewhere this afternoon, clearing overnight.

Nelson, Buller

Rain with heavy falls, easing late afternoon and clearing tonight.


Becoming fine everywhere this afternoon, but rain returning late tomorrow.


Scattered showers, turning to rain late tomorrow, with heavy falls.

Southland and Otago

Scattered showers with snow above 300 metres, clearing this afternoon. Rain developing in Southland and Clutha late tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing tonight, clearing tomorrow.

National Long Range Forecast

12:01 PM July 3, 2015

North Island, a few showers in the west Manawatu northwards, fine spells in the south, and rain clearing elsewhere. South Island, rain or showers in the west and south, with some heavy falls in Fiordland and Westland, and mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, occasional showers in the west Manawatu northwards, and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west and south, with snow to low levels in the south, mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, showers spreading to most places. South Island, showers clearing in the west, and showers spreading to most places elsewhere, with snow to low levels.

Chatham Islands

Rain on Sunday. Occasional showers on Monday, becoming more frequent on Tuesday. Fresh westerlies developing on Sunday and persisting throughout the period.

Moon Phases

  1. Jul 02
    Full Moon
  2. Jul 09
    Last Quarter
  3. Jul 16
    New Moon
  4. Jul 24
    First Quarter


July 3, 2015

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