National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

4:06 AM May 25, 2015
Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula

Showers, some heavy with hail.

Bay of Plenty

A few showers clearing this morning.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine, but morning showers, with snow to 400 metres in Hawkes Bay and 700 metres in Gisborne.

Taupo and Wanganui to Wellington, including Wairarapa and Marlborough

Showers, with snow to 300 metres, clearing this morning. Showers returning north of Manawatu early afternoon.



Canterbury Showers with snow to 200 metres about Banks Peninsula and severe southwest gales there. A few showers in south Canterbury, mainly fine further north.

Buller, Westland

Showers north of Greymouth, but fine elsewhere.

Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Snow showers with hail and possible thunderstorms. Significant snow accumulations above 200 metres and severe southwest gales.

Chatham Islands

Showers, some heavy and thundery with hail.

Moon Phases

  1. May 18
    New Moon
  2. May 26
    First Quarter
  3. Jun 03
    Full Moon
  4. Jun 10
    Last Quarter


May 25, 2015

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