National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:04 PM May 25, 2015
Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula

Showers, some heavy with hail tonight.

Bay of Plenty

Fine, apart from isolated showers in the west.

Taupo, Taihape and Wanganui

Scattered showers, falling as snow above 900 metres, clearing for a time overnight.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Fine, apart from a few showers about coastal Wairarapa.

Manawatu, Horowhenua Kapiti Coast, Wellington, Nelson and Marlborough

Fine weather.


Showers about Banks Peninsula, with severe southwest gales and snow above 500 metres, easing overnight. The odd shower in Christchurch tomorrow evening.

Buller and Westland

Fine, apart from a few coastal showers north of Greymouth.

Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Showers, with snow above 300 metres at first. Severe southwest gales about coastal Otago, easing overnight.

Chatham Islands

Showers, some heavy and thundery with hail, easing tomorrow morning.

National Long Range Forecast

1:33 PM May 25, 2015

North Island, fine spells and a few showers near the east coast and south of Mt Taranaki to the volcanoes, becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the south slowly clearing, mainly fine elsewhere but a shower or two near the east coast.


North Island, a few showers in the far north, fine or becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, fine apart from morning cloud in the south.


North Island, fine apart from a few cloudy periods in the north. South Island, high cloud increasing, drizzle developing in Westland and Fiordland, then turning to rain south of the Glaciers.

Chatham Islands

Showers on Wednesday and Thursday, with gale southwesterlies slowly easing. Showers clearing on Friday and southwest breezes tending northwest.

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


May 25, 2015

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