National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:43 PM March 7, 2015
Northland to Wellington, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Rain spreading east today, heavy south of Auckland with squally thunderstorms and hail easing to a few showers in the north this evening. Fine spells and isolated showers tomorrow, clearing Wellington and Kapiti before dawn.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Scattered showers spreading north this afternoon and evening. Fine tomorrow.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Periods of rain today, with heavy thundery falls in the north and west. Fine spells tomorrow, with isolated showers, mainly about the ranges.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Scattered showers turning to rain in Otago and Southland this evening. Clearing tomorrow morning, then mostly fine.


Mainly fine, but a few showers in the east today.

Chatham Islands

Drizzle turning to showers tonight with heavy thundery falls possible tomorrow.

National Long Range Forecast

1:43 PM March 7, 2015

North Island, showers in the west clearing north of Taranaki in the morning. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, a few showers in the south and west. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, fine spells and a few showers in the west. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain of showers for most places, but remaining fine in the north.


North Island, fine spells and a few showers spreading to most places then turning to rain south of Auckland later. South Island, Rain or showers clearing in the south of Hokitika during the morning and fine spells developing.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing and strong westerlies easing. Fine spells on Tuesday and Wednesday with westerlies dying out.

Moon Phases

  1. Mar 06
    Full Moon
  2. Mar 14
    Last Quarter
  3. Mar 20
    New Moon
  4. Mar 27
    First Quarter


March 7, 2015

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