National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

4:53 PM February 20, 2017
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Fine spells, isolated showers clearing tomorrow.

Waikato to Whanganui and Taihape, also Taupo and Bay of Plenty

Fine spells and isolated showers today, some heavy with possible thunderstorms about inland Taranaki and Whanganui until this evening. Showers clearing tomorrow morning, but isolated showers again in the west in the afternoon and evening.

Manawatu to Wellington, also Gisborne to Wairarapa

Isolated showers clearing by tonight then mostly fine.

Marlborough, Nelson and Buller

Mostly fine, but cloudy about Buller with isolated showers until this evening.

Westland and Fiordland

Cloudy with isolated showers. Rain spreading north tomorrow, with heavy falls about Fiordland from afternoon.

Canterbury to Southland

Mostly fine today. High cloud tomorrow, and scattered rain developing in Southland and Otago from afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy.

National Long Range Forecast

11:00 AM February 20, 2017

North Island, fine and cloudy periods, but isolated afternoon showers Bay of Plenty northwards. South Island, rain in the west and south, gradually clearing and becoming fine. Mainly fine further east, but cloud developing in the evening.


North Island, early drizzle in the far south, otherwise cloudy periods. A few showers developing in the east later. South Island, cloudy with patchy drizzle in the east. Mainly fine elsewhere,but isolated afternoon showers in the far north.


North Island, fine and cloudy periods, but isolated showers in the east and north. South Island, fine, apart from areas of morning and evening cloud.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower. Light winds, but southwesterlies developing on Thursday.

Moon Phases

  1. Feb 18
    Last Quarter
  2. Feb 26
    New Moon
  3. Mar 05
    First Quarter
  4. Mar 12
    Full Moon


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