National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:19 AM February 13, 2016
Northland and Coromandel

Cloudy with a few showers, mainly in the east.


Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers south of the City this afternoon.

Waikato to Taumarunui and Taihape, including Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine spells, with scattered showers inland this afternoon and evening, some heavy and possibly thundery, especially about the ranges. A few showers returning to Taihape tomorrow afternoon.

Taranaki, to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Fine. A few showers about the ranges tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers inland today, mainly about the ranges.


Mostly fine, but drizzle developing about the fiords tonight and turning to rain tomorrow evening.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Mostly cloudy, however long sunny spells in the afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with the odd shower.

National Long Range Forecast

10:44 AM February 13, 2016

North Island, fine spells and few showers north of Tauranga,also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, Rain or showers in the west and south. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, Fine spells and a few showers in the mainly in the north and west. South Island, rain or showers in the west with some heavy falls. Isolated afternoon showers inland in the east otherwise mainly fine.


Unsettled with rain or showers spreading to most places during the day with some heavy falls in the west of the South Island.Gale northwesterlies in exposed parts of the South Island and lower North Island.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers. Northeasterlies becoming strong on Wednesday.

Moon Phases

  1. Feb 09
    New Moon
  2. Feb 15
    First Quarter
  3. Feb 23
    Full Moon
  4. Mar 02
    Last Quarter


February 13, 2016

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