National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:19 AM September 18, 2014
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Scattered showers turning to rain tonight, with heavy falls and thunderstorms possible. A return to showers tomorrow morning, clearing Bay of Plenty and Taupo later.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine. Brief light rain this evening and tomorrow morning.

Waikato to Taranaki, including Taumarunui

Rain, turning to showers tomorrow morning. Heavy falls and thunderstorms possible.

Wanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa and Marlborough

Light rain, becoming heavier in Kapiti and Wellington this evening. Turning to showers tomorrow morning, then clearing from Wairarapa and Marlborough.

Nelson to Fiordland

Rain, with heavy falls and thunderstorms possible. Clearing from Nelson City tomorrow morning.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

High cloud. Rain about the Alps, with brief rain possible elsewhere this afternoon. A few showers about Southland and eastern Otago tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing tomorrow afternoon.

National Long Range Forecast

10:53 AM September 18, 2014

Rain or showers in most places. Mostly dry in the east of the South Island at first, but showers spreading north from afternoon,and snow gradually lowering to 400 metres in the south. Cold southerlies spreading north.


Rain or showers in most places, snow level in the south lifting.


Showers, gradually easing and fine spells increasing. Chatham Islands

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 16
    Last Quarter
  2. Sep 24
    New Moon
  3. Oct 02
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 08
    Full Moon


September 18, 2014

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