National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

2:00 PM August 1, 2014
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Waikato

Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle.

Waitomo, Taranaki, Taupo, Taumarunui, Taihape Bay of Plenty

Fine at first. Patchy rain developing tonight, with heavy falls about Taranaki from evening.

Wanganui, Manawatu

Mostly fine today. Scattered rain tomorrow.

Kapiti, Wellington and Wairarapa

Drizzle, chiefly about the Tararua Range, but rain everywhere from evening, with heavy falls tomorrow about the ranges. Northwest gales in Wellington and Wairarapa from tonight.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine.

Marlborough, Nelson

Patchy rain, widespread this evening and again tomorrow evening. Severe northwest gales in Marlborough from evening.

Buller, Westland, Fiordland

Rain, heavy at times, thundery Westland southwards, easing to showers tomorrow morning in Fiordland, with snow lowering to 300 metres there later.


Severe northwest gales, in exposed places. Today, rain about the Divide, but fine elsewhere. Tomorrow, scattered rain clearing later.

Otago and Southland

Fine today, but rain in the west. Rain tomorrow, with heavy falls and snow to 300 metres later.

Chatham Islands

Fine today. A few showers late tomorrow.

National Long Range Forecast

2:02 PM August 1, 2014

North Island, rain becoming heavier and more persistent,then easing to showers, northwesterlies dying away. South Island, rain or showers in most places, snow on the hills in the south and east, then fine apart from showers in the far south.


North Island, showers in the east from Coromandel Peninsula to Napier, remaining showers elsewhere clearing and becoming fine. South Island, mainly fine, a few coastal showers in the south.


North Island, mainly fine, cloudy periods and a few showers in the west from Northland to Manawatu. South Island, showers spreading up the west coast, turning to rain in the south, fine elsewhere apart from showers near Foveaux Strait.

Chatham Islands

Rain on Sunday, easing to showers later and northwesterlies turning lighter southwest. Occasional showers and southerly winds on Monday and Tuesday.

Moon Phases

  1. Jul 27
    New Moon
  2. Aug 04
    First Quarter
  3. Aug 11
    Full Moon
  4. Aug 18
    Last Quarter


August 1, 2014


August 1, 2014

Watch Latest Forecast
Video Windier, warmer weather

West to north west winds will build this week as our early start to spring moves in. Temperatures will surge into the late teens, even 20 degrees under the windier…

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on red akl_n6 at 01 Aug 2014 20:13:23 Processing Time: 136ms