National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

5:23 AM May 25, 2015
Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula

Showers, some heavy with hail.

Bay of Plenty and Gisborne

Scattered showers clearing this morning.

Hawkes Bay

Showers with snow to 400 metres clearing around midday.

Taupo and Wanganui to Wellington, including Wairarapa

Showers, with snow to 300 metres, clearing this morning. Showers returning north of Manawatu early afternoon.



Canterbury and Marlborough Showers about Banks Peninsula with snow to 200 metres and severe southwest gales there. A few morning showers for remainder of Canterbury and Kaikoura Coast with snow to 200 metres.

Buller, Westland

A few showers north of Greymouth, but fine elsewhere.

Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Snow showers with hail and possible thunderstorms. Significant snow accumulations above 200 metres and severe southwest gales.

Chatham Islands

Showers, some heavy and thundery with hail.

Moon Phases

  1. May 18
    New Moon
  2. May 26
    First Quarter
  3. Jun 03
    Full Moon
  4. Jun 10
    Last Quarter


May 25, 2015

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