National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:13 PM December 19, 2014
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Low cloud and showers developing tomorrow morning, then turning to rain in the evening.

Waikato to Manawatu, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Rain developing tomorrow afternoon or evening, with a few heavy falls.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine, but showers south of Napier tomorrow evening.

Horowhenua, Kapiti, Wellington and Wairarapa

Low cloud in western areas until morning. Rain developing tomorrow evening with heavy falls.

Nelson and Marlborough

Low cloud and showers tomorrow morning. Rain developing in the evening.


Mainly fine with high cloud, but some brief rain at times.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Periods of rain, with heavy falls in Westland.

Otago and Southland

Extensive high cloud, with rain at times.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud and drizzle clearing tomorrow afternoon.

National Long Range Forecast

1:34 PM December 19, 2014

North Island, rain for most places, with some heavy falls, easing from the west in the afternoon. South Island, showers in the west and south, and elsewhere from afternoon.


North Island, a few showers in the south and east, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, A few showers in the north and west, and inland Canterbury, mainly fine elsewhere. Late rain in Fiordland.


North Island, fine spells. A few afternoon and evening showers, mainly inland and in the north. South Island, mainly fine, afternoon and evening showers about the ranges.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing Sunday afternoon, clearing Sunday night. Showery southwesterlies developing on Monday, then easing on Tuesday.

Moon Phases

  1. Dec 15
    Last Quarter
  2. Dec 22
    New Moon
  3. Dec 29
    First Quarter
  4. Jan 05
    Full Moon


December 19, 2014


December 19, 2014

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