National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:12 AM July 31, 2014
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Mainly fine, patchy drizzle tomorrow morning and again later.

Waikato to Taranaki, also Bay of Plenty and central high country

Mainly fine, with patchy drizzle in western areas. Drizzle developing everywhere around midday tomorrow, turning to rain later.

Wanganui to Wellington

Cloudy, with drizzle about the Tararua ranges. Rain developing over most tomorrow evening.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine, scattered late rain in Wairarapa tomorrow.

Marlborough and Nelson

Mainly fine, but patchy drizzle about the Sounds from evening. Rain developing everywhere tomorrow evening.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain, with some heavy falls about the ranges and thundery at times Westland southwards.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Rain about the Divide, with scattered falls in inland areas, otherwise fine with high cloud. Severe gale northwesterlies at times in exposed places.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods.

National Long Range Forecast

10:58 AM July 31, 2014

North Island, rain or drizzle most places, but dry with high cloud in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls there, becoming widespread later and easing in the west. Gale or severe gale northwesterlies easing in the South Island.


North Island, rain becoming heavier and more persistent,then easing to showers, northwest gales abating. South Island, rain easing to showers by afternoon, then clearing.


North Island, becoming fine in most places but still a few showers in western Northland. South Island, rain or showers developing in the west and far south, mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Cloud increasing on Saturday and northerlies rising to gale. Rain on Sunday, easing to showers later and northwesterlies turning lighter southwest. A few showers on Monday,and southwesterlies dying out.

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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