National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:41 PM December 21, 2014
Northland to Waikato including Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Fine apart from brief showers possible this evening.

Waitomo to Kapiti, including the central high country

Fine weather.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine today. Cloudy periods developing tomorrow.

Wairarapa and Wellington

Cloudy periods, with some overnight drizzle.

Nelson, Buller and Westland

Cloudy periods today, mainly about the ranges. A few showers developing in the west from Hokitika northwards tomorrow morning, then clearing in the evening.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Showers clearing tonight. Fine tomorrow apart from late coastal cloud.


Cloudy periods with areas of drizzle tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Remaining showers about northern Otago clearing tonight and becoming fine everywhere. Brief showers about the south coast tomorrow morning.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud and drizzle clearing in the morning.

National Long Range Forecast

2:15 PM December 21, 2014

North Island, scattered showers, north of Auckland and about the eastern ranges. South Island, rain in Fiordland clearing afternoon. Elsewhere, fine spells. Afternoon showers inland Canterbury.


North Island, mainly fine in the east. A few showers elsewhere. South Island, rain developing in the west in the evening. Becoming mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, a few showers in most places, gradually clearing south of Waikato. Mainly fine in the east. South Island, rain in the north and west, but developing about Southland in the evening and clearing in the north. Fine spells in Canterbury and Otago.


North Island, a few showers north of Taranaki to East Cape. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain easing in south and west. Fine spells elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods on Tuesday with southwesterlies. A few showers on Wednesday and southwesterlies dying out. Cloudy periods on Thursday and Friday with northerlies developing.

Moon Phases

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


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