National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

4:10 AM July 3, 2015
From Northland to Taranaki and Bay of Plenty, including the central high country

Patchy drizzle turning to rain this afternoon with some heavy falls.

Wanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa

A few showers from Horowhenua to Wellington turning to widespread rain this afternoon, clearing tonight. Northwest gales in Wellington and Wairarapa this afternoon.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay

Fine at first. Scattered rain developing this evening.

Marlborough, Canterbury

Fine at first apart from rain about the Alps. Scattered rain elsewhere this afternoon or evening.

Nelson, Buller, Westland

Rain with heavy falls, clearing in Westland late morning and elsewhere by evening.


A few showers, snow to 300 metres this morning.

Southland and Otago

Scattered showers with snow to 300 metres in Southland and 400 metres in Clutha, clearing this evening.

Chatham Islands

A few morning showers then rain tonight.

National Long Range Forecast

10:41 AM 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 Tuesday 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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