National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:22 AM August 30, 2015
Northland and Auckland

Scattered rain, easing showers in Auckland this afternoon. Rain becoming widespread tomorrow, with some heavy falls.

Waikato to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Isolated showers today. Widespread rain tomorrow, with some heavy falls.Easterly rising to gale about Taranaki and the high country tomorrow evening.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine in Wairarapa today but isolated showers elsewhere. Low cloud and drizzle developing in the morning, turning to rain north of Wairarapa later.

Wanganui to Wellington

Mainly fine today. Rain spreading from the north tomorrow evening.

Nelson and Buller to Fiordland

Mostly fine. High cloud increasing in the north tomorrow.

Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Low cloud and patchy drizzle, clearing Southland tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Rain, easing to showers tomorrow.

National Long Range Forecast

12:41 PM August 30, 2015

North Island, rain, heavy falls, easing from the north to a few showers. South Island, rain, mainly in the north and east, heavy falls in the north, dry in Fiordland and Southland.


North Island, showers, clearing in the east from Coromandel to Wairarapa. South Island, rain becoming widespread, easing to a few showers in the north and west.


North Island, rain or showers in most places, clearing in the south later. South Island, rain or showers clearing, but still a few showers about northern ranges.


North Island, cloudy periods in the north and west, the odd shower in the north, mainly fine in the east. South Island, cloudy periods, with isolated showers in the far south.

Chatham Islands

On Tuesday, cloudy periods with early showers, northerlies developing. Rain developing on Wednesday and northeasterlies strengthening, lighter northwesterlies with showers later. On Thursday, rain or showers, winds tending southwest.

Moon Phases

  1. Aug 30
    Full Moon
  2. Sep 05
    Last Quarter
  3. Sep 13
    New Moon
  4. Sep 21
    First Quarter


August 30, 2015

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