National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:21 PM September 2, 2015
Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery, easing and becoming isolated tomorrow morning.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine today. Rain spreading north tomorrow, then clearing in the evening.

Wanganui, Manawatu

Fine spells. A few showers this evening, turning to rain tomorrow morning then clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Kapiti, Wellington, Wairarapa

Occasional showers turning to rain tomorrow morning, then clearing by evening.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller, Westland

Occasional showers, clearing from Westland and Buller overnight, and elsewhere tomorrow afternoon.


Mostly fine, however scattered showers overnight and tomorrow morning with snow to about 700 metres.

Otago, Southland, Fiordland

Outbreaks of rain, with snow lowering to 600 metres tonight. Clearing morning, however rain for Fiordland tomorrow night.

Chatham Islands

Rain clearing this afternoon. A few showers later tomorrow.

National Long Range Forecast

1:45 PM September 2, 2015

North Island, showers or rain spreading to most places, but remaining dry in Hawkes Bay and coastal Gisborne. South Island, rain or showers spreading to most places, then mostly clearing, apart from lingering showers in the far south and in Marlborough. Snow lowering to 400 metres in Canterbury, Otago, Southland and Fiordland.


North Island, rain or showers easing in the north, and clearing in the east. South Island, rain or showers spreading to most places, snow to 400 metres from Canterbury southwards.


North Island, occasional showers, with snow lowering to 500 metres in the far south. South Island, Showers retreating to the south and east coasts and becoming mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Friday and Saturday, turning to rain on Sunday. Southwesterlies, tending northwesterly for a time on Friday, then tending northerly on Saturday and and changing strong southwesterly on Sunday.

Moon Phases

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


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