National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:46 PM May 29, 2017
Northland, to Wanganui, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

A few showers, clearing this afternoon or evening. Areas of fog tonight, clearing tomorrow morning or early afternoon, followed by evening rain.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Showers clearing this evening or overnight. Mainly fine tomorrow, but areas of cloud morning and evening.

Manawatu to Wellington

Cloudy periods and patchy drizzle. Becoming mainly fine by midday tomorrow.

Nelson, Buller and Westland

Fine in Nelson, but a few showers about Buller and Westland. Rain developing in the west tomorrow afternoon, spreading into Nelson tomorrow evening.

Marlborough to Southland

Mainly fine, but cloudy about the coast, and areas of inland fog morning and night. Scattered rain about Otago and Southland tomorrow.


Cloudy periods, with a few showers, turning to rain tomorrow morning.

Chatham Islands

Occasional rain.

National Long Range Forecast

10:36 AM May 29, 2017

North Island, rain north of Waikato, easing to a few showers. A few showers elsewhere, then clearing everywhere except in the east and in the north. South Island, rain or showers at times everywhere except in Canterbury and Marlborough.


North Island, a few showers developing in the west from afternoon, otherwise mainly fine, except showers developing in the Bay of Plenty at night. South Island, rain or showers everywhere clearing south of Canterbury and Westland.


North Island, occasional showers or rain spreading everywhere for a time. South Island, morning showers in Canterbury and in the north, with occasional showers developing in Fiordland, Southland and Clutha, otherwise fine.

Chatham Islands

A few showers with southeasterlies developing on Wednesday through Thursday. Isolated showers and southerlies for Friday.

Moon Phases

  1. May 25
    New Moon
  2. Jun 01
    First Quarter
  3. Jun 09
    Full Moon
  4. Jun 17
    Last Quarter


May 29, 2017

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