National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:25 AM August 1, 2014
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Waikato

Cloudy with patchy drizzle.

Waitomo to Taranaki, Taupo, Taumarunui, Taihape

Patchy drizzle, but rain from evening, with heavy falls about Taranaki.

Wanganui, Manawatu

Cloudy today. Scattered rain tomorrow.

Kapiti, Wellington and Wairarapa

Drizzle, chiefly about the Tararua Range, but rain everywhere from evening, with heavy falls tomorrow about ranges. Northwest gales in Wellington and Wairarapa from overnight.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine.

Marlborough, Nelson

Patchy rain, becoming widespread this evening and again for a time tomorrow evening.Severe northwest gales in Marlborough from evening.

Buller, Westland, Fiordland

Rain, heavy at times, thundery Westland southwards, easing to showers tomorrow morning in Fiordland, with snow lowering to 300 metres there later.


Rain about the Divide. Fine elsewhere today, scattered rain tomorrow clearing later. Severe northwest gales, in exposed places.


Mainly fine today, with rain in the west. Period morning rain tomorrow, then rain with heavy falls and snow to 300 metres later.

Chatham Islands

Fine today, few showers tomorrow.

National Long Range Forecast

11:07 AM August 1, 2014

North Island, rain becoming heavier and more persistent,then easing to showers, northwesterlies dying away. South Island, rain or showers in most places, snow on the hills in the south and east, then fine apart from showers in the far south.


North Island, showers in the east from Coromandel Peninsula to Napier, remaining showers elsewhere clearing and becoming fine. South Island, mainly fine, a few coastal showers in the south.


North Island, mainly fine, cloudy periods and a few showers in the west from Northland to Manawatu. South Island, showers spreading up the west coast, turning to rain in the south, fine elsewhere apart from showers near Foveaux Strait.

Chatham Islands

Rain on Sunday, easing to showers later and northwesterlies turning lighter southwest. Occasional showers and southerly winds on Monday and Tuesday.

Moon Phases

  1. Jul 27
    New Moon
  2. Aug 04
    First Quarter
  3. Aug 11
    Full Moon
  4. Aug 18
    Last Quarter


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