National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:43 AM December 2, 2015
Northland and Coromandel Peninsula

Cloudy periods, with a few light showers this morning.

Auckland to Taranaki, also Bay of Plenty and Hawkes Bay

Mostly cloudy, but some fine spells this afternoon.


Cloudy periods.

Central high country, Wanganui and Manawatu

Mostly cloudy, with afternoon and evening showers mainly inland, some heavy.

Horowhenua to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Mostly cloudy, patchy drizzle mainly about the ranges, gradually clearing during today.

Marlborough and Nelson

Occasional rain, mostly clearing in Marlborough this morning apart from the Sounds.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Periods of rain, heavy at times.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Fine and warm. Isolated afternoon and evening showers for eastern areas of Otago.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods.

National Long Range Forecast

12:37 AM December 2, 2015

North Island, cloudy periods and a few showers in the west. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west, easing to showers from the south. A brief period of rain spreading northwards in the east.


North Island, rain or showers with most places. South Island, few showers in the south and west. Early showers in the east then fine.


North Island, rain or showers with most places. South Island, rain or showers in the south and west. Rain spreading north in the east.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods with the odd shower and strong or gale northerlies on Thursday. On Friday, periods of rain with gale northwesterlies dying out. Rain or showers with westerlies on Saturday.

Moon Phases

  1. Nov 26
    Full Moon
  2. Dec 03
    Last Quarter
  3. Dec 11
    New Moon
  4. Dec 19
    First Quarter


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