National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:44 PM March 2, 2015
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods. A few showers developing in Northland tonight and one or two developing elsewhere tomorrow.

The remainder of the North Island

Mainly fine. Areas of morning cloud in the west tomorrow.

Nelson and Marlborough

Mainly fine. However, rain about the Kaikoura Coast for a time tomorrow morning, and isolated afternoon and evening showers inland.


Cloud increasing today. Rain developing this evening, clearing in the north tomorrow.


Rain developing today, becoming heavy at times, easing to showers south of the Glaciers tomorrow.


Rain, heavy for a time, clearing tonight, Mainly fine tomorrow.


Scattered rain developing this evening, clearing tomorrow then mainly fine.

Otago and Southland

Rain, briefly heavy, clearing this evening. Morning cloud tomorrow, then fine.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine, but cloud increasing tonight, and drizzle developing tomorrow evening.

National Long Range Forecast

1:51 PM March 2, 2015

North Island, fine spells, a few showers from Northland to Coromandel Peninsula also Gisborne, though rain about East Cape. Also brief rain in the far south. South Island, rain about north Westland and Buller and brief falls spreading east to Nelson and Marlborough. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, fine spells, though rain or showers about East Cape at first. South Island, drizzle in the west and possibly Nelson and the Sounds. Heavier rain developing south of the Glaciers. High cloud elsewhere.


North Island, drizzle developing with humid northerlies, but fine in the east. South Island, heavy rain in the west easing,but returning to Fiordland later. Brief falls elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud, with drizzle at times.

Moon Phases

  1. Feb 26
    First Quarter
  2. Mar 06
    Full Moon
  3. Mar 14
    Last Quarter
  4. Mar 20
    New Moon


March 2, 2015

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