National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

3:33 PM January 28, 2015
Northland to Wanganui, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Showers today, heavy and possibly thundery south of Auckland City. Mainly fine tomorrow, but a few showers in Northland and about the Coromandel Peninsula and afternoon showers from Waikato to the central high country, some heavy and possibly thundery in Bay of Plenty.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Scattered showers, especially about the ranges.

Manawatu to Wellington

Mainly fine. The odd shower possible this afternoon.

Coastal Marlborough, the Canterbury coast and Plains, also coastal Otago and Southland

Cloud increasing again this evening, with patchy drizzle. Becoming mainly fine tomorrow afternoon, but cloud returning after dark.

For the remainder of the South Island

Mostly fine. Afternoon showers about the ranges today and tomorrow, possibly heavy.

Chatham Islands

Occasional rain or drizzle.

National Long Range Forecast

1:13 PM January 28, 2015

North Island, a few drizzle patches about eastern coasts, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, patchy drizzle in the east, long fine spells elsewhere, but rain developing south of the Glaciers and scattered falls further east later.


North Island, cloudy periods north of the Bombay Hills, with east coast drizzle patches, scattered light rain or drizzle elsewhere, but dry from Horowhenua to Wellington. South Island, rain spreading up the west coast, high cloud and a few spots of rain elsewhere.


North Island, cloudy periods from Waitomo to Coromandel northwards, with east coast drizzle patches, occasional light rain or drizzle elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls for a time,scattered rain further east clearing from Southland to Canterbury.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with drizzle at times. Southerly winds dying out on Saturday, northeasterlies developing on Sunday.

Moon Phases

  1. Jan 27
    First Quarter
  2. Feb 04
    Full Moon
  3. Feb 12
    Last Quarter
  4. Feb 19
    New Moon


January 28, 2015

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