National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

3:26 PM January 30, 2015
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Fine spells and a few showers, becoming confined to Northland late tomorrow.

Waikato to Whanganui, including Bay of Plenty, Taupo and Taihape

Mainly fine, but scattered showers, mainly during the afternoons and evenings.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Partly cloudy, with a few drizzle patches tonight and tomorrow morning.

Manawatu to Wellington

Fine and cloudy spells.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Fine with high cloud at first. Scattered showers developing tomorrow.

Kaikoura Coast, Canterbury Plains and Eastern Otago

Mostly cloudy morning and night with patchy drizzle, fine spells during the afternoons.

The remainder of the South Island

Mostly fine with high cloud. Scattered showers about the ranges this afternoon and evening with possible thunderstorms, scattered showers again tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud with patchy drizzle at times.

National Long Range Forecast

1:47 PM January 30, 2015

North Island, mainly fine with isolated showers in the east, mostly cloudy elsewhere, with patchy drizzle turning to rain in Taranaki, and south of there at night. South Island, periods of rain in the west, with some heavy falls, isolated afternoon showers elsewhere, some heavy with isolated thunderstorms possible in eastern Otago and Southland.


Occasional rain for most of the North Island. Rain in the west and south of the South Island, possibly heavy falls. High cloud elsewhere.


North Island, showers becoming isolated in the west,clearing and fine spells increasing in the Bay of Plenty and the east. South Island, periods of rain in the west, a few showers elsewhere with a southwest change.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with drizzle at times, with a period of rain on Tuesday. Northerlies strengthening on Monday, turning strong westerly for a time on Tuesday.

Moon Phases

  1. Jan 27
    First Quarter
  2. Feb 04
    Full Moon
  3. Feb 12
    Last Quarter
  4. Feb 19
    New Moon


January 30, 2015

Watch Latest Forecast
Video WeatherWatch: (JAN 30) Some rain coming

Some rain is on the way - but it's not an overly wet weekend nationally. The West Coast is most exposed to rain, so too is Nelson by Sunday, with some spillover into…

© Copyright 2015, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf04 at 30 Jan 2015 17:56:03 Processing Time: 6ms