National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:56 AM September 1, 2016
Northland to Bay of Plenty

Fine today. Mostly cloudy tomorrow with isolated showers in the west.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Sunny today. High cloud tomorrow, late rain in Hawkes Bay.

Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country

Cloudy today with isolated light showers about the coast. Rain developing tomorrow, briefly heavy about Taranaki and Taumarunui, then clearing south of Taranaki from afternoon.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

High cloud. Brief rain in Nelson and Marlborough tomorrow morning.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Patchy drizzle. Rain spreading northwards today and early tomorrow, with brief heavy falls before easing to showers. Some showers maybe heavy in Fiordland.

Otago and Southland

Mostly cloudy. A few spots of rain in the west this evening. Scattered showers from tomorrow afternoon, snow lowering to 600 metres in the south at night. However, northern Otago remaining mostly dry.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with the odd light shower.

National Long Range Forecast

10:43 AM September 1, 2016

Showers clearing then fine spells increasing.


Rain developing in the west of both Islands, with heavy falls about the South Island. Scattered rain or showers elsewhere. Northerlies rising to gale or severe gale in exposed parts of the South Island and lower North Island, turning westerly overnight.


Rain or showers for most clearing and fine spells increasing about the North Island. Showers becoming confined to the west and south of the South Island and becoming mainly fine.

Chatham Islands

Showers on Saturday with winds changing fresh southwest. Occasional rain on Sunday. Strong southerlies gradually turning northeast. Rain easing to showers with a strong southwest change on Monday.

Moon Phases

  1. Aug 25
    Last Quarter
  2. Sep 01
    New Moon
  3. Sep 09
    First Quarter
  4. Sep 17
    Full Moon


September 1, 2016

Watch Latest Forecast
Video WeatherWatch: Winter Ends & Spring Is Here!

Winter ends today August 31st on the meteorological calendar and Spring kicks off on Thursday, however Spring conditions are already here - along with pollen. We take…

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf04 at 01 Sep 2016 14:36:58 Processing Time: 76ms