National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:31 PM September 21, 2014
Northland to Waikato, including Coromandel

Showers, a few heavy and possibly thundery. Gale westerlies at times.

Waitomo, Taumarunui, northern Taranaki, Taupo and Bay of Plenty

Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery in the west tomorrow morning. Becoming fine tomorrow afternoon.

Southern Taranaki and Taihape to Kapiti

Fine spells. Showers developing this evening, possibly thundery in the west tomorrow morning, becoming confined to north of Manawatu.

Gisborne to Wellington

Isolated showers today. Gale southerlies and widespread showers tomorrow, some heavy, with afternoon thunderstorms possible north of Napier.

Nelson and Buller to Fiordland

Rain in Fiordland spreading north, possibly thundery north of Hokitika tomorrow morning, gradually clearing tomorrow.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Isolated showers this afternoon, becoming widespread tomorrow with snow to 300 metres, clearing later.

Southland and Otago

Rain spreading north this afternoon, with snow to 200 metres tomorrow morning, then becoming fine.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers.

National Long Range Forecast

1:20 PM September 21, 2014

North Island, Fine, but morning showers in east. Late cloud in the west. South Island, Occasional showers in south and west, fine elsewhere.


North Island, Mainly fine, but morning drizzle in west. South Island, Fine in east. Morning showers in south and west, cloudy periods in west.


North Island, Mainly fine, Cloudy in the west. South Island, High cloud in the east, a few showers in the west and south, rain in Fiordland later.


North Island, High cloud in the east, cloud in the west with the odd shower developing later. South Island, High cloud in the east, occasional rain in the south, a few showers in the west, turning to rain later.

Chatham Islands

Strong southwesterlies, and occasional showers on Tuesday and Wednesday. Southwesterlies easing and tending northwest on Thursday, with fine spells. A strong southwest change on Friday brings a few more showers.

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 16
    Last Quarter
  2. Sep 24
    New Moon
  3. Oct 02
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 08
    Full Moon


September 21, 2014


September 21, 2014

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