National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:41 PM July 30, 2014
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods.

Waikato to Wellington, also the central high country

Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine with high cloud.

Nelson and Marlborough

Periods of rain about the western ranges of Nelson. High cloud elsewhere, with rain clearing overnight.

Buller, Westland, and Fiordland

Periods of rain, heavy at times. Isolated thunderstorms clearing tomorrow.

Canterbury to Southland

Rain about the Divide, heavy at times. High cloud elsewhere, with scattered rain clearing tonight but brief rain about Southland and inland Otago again tomorrow morning. Severe gale northwesterlies at times in exposed places.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, with a few morning showers.

National Long Range Forecast

1:17 PM July 30, 2014

North Island, occasional rain or drizzle in most places,but fine with high cloud in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, heavy rain in the west, scattered brief rain elsewhere. Gale or severe gale northwesterlies in central and southern areas.


North Island, occasional rain or drizzle most places, but dry with high cloud in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, heavy rain in the west, brief rain elsewhere clearing from the south, showers developing in the south later. Gale or severe gale northwesterlies easing in the South Island.


North Island, rain becoming heavier and more persistent,then easing to showers, northwest gales easing. South Island, showers spreading to most places, then clearing in the north and west.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods on Friday. Cloud increasing on Saturday and northerlies rising to gale. Rain on Sunday, clearing later and northwesterlies dying away.

Moon Phases

  1. Jul 27
    New Moon
  2. Aug 04
    First Quarter
  3. Aug 11
    Full Moon
  4. Aug 18
    Last Quarter


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