National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:14 PM October 26, 2014

Cloud increasing today. A few showers tomorrow.

Auckland to Wellington, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mostly cloudy. Patchy drizzle in the west turning to rain overnight, with some heavy falls on the ranges. Rain spreading elsewhere tomorrow, but gradually clearing south of Taranaki.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine today. Rain spreading north tomorrow, clearing south of Napier later.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and northern Westland

Rain in the west, with some heavy falls from this afternoon, and scattered falls spreading further east this evening. Rain easing to isolated showers on the ranges tomorrow morning, and clearing later.

Southern Westland and Fiordland

Rain in southern Westland clearing this afternoon, then mostly fine.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Cloudy periods with scattered showers, clearing from the south tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Mostly fine today. A period of rain tomorrow followed by showers and cold southwesterlies.

National Long Range Forecast

1:31 PM October 26, 2014

North Island, Rain north of Waikato, spreading to most places from afternoon, but just scattered falls in the east. South Island, Mainly fine at first, heavy rain developing in the west, with scattered falls in the east, easing later.


North Island, High cloud in the east. Showers elsewhere, some possibly heavy. South Island, Heavy rain in the west, easing later. Showers elsewhere.


North Island, A few showers for most places, clearing in the east. South Island, Showers in the south and west, a few showers elsewhere clearing.


A few showers for most places, easing later, but mainly fine with high cloud inland Canterbury, and Gisborne to Hawkes Bay.

Chatham Islands

A few showers and strong southwesterlies on Tuesday, turning to rain overnight with strong northerlies developing.Rain easing to a few showers on Wednesday. A few showers continue through Thursday and Friday with westerlies, strong at times.

Moon Phases

  1. Oct 24
    New Moon
  2. Oct 31
    First Quarter
  3. Nov 07
    Full Moon
  4. Nov 15
    Last Quarter


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