National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:20 AM September 2, 2015
Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery, easing tomorrow morning and clearing from most places tomorrow evening.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine today. Rain spreading north tomorrow, then clearing in the evening.

Whanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa (including the Tararua District)

Occasional showers turning to rain tomorrow morning, then clearing by evening.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Occasional showers, clearing south of Greymouth tonight, and elsewhere tomorrow morning.


Mainly fine today. Scattered showers developing overnight, clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Occasional rain, clearing tomorrow morning and becoming fine. However, rain returning to Fiordland in the evening with heavy falls.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. Rain clearing this afternoon but a few showers from tomorrow afternoon.

National Long Range Forecast

11:06 AM September 2, 2015

North Island, showers or rain spreading to most places, but remaining dry in Hawkes Bay and coastal Gisborne. South Island, rain or showers spreading to most places, then mostly clearing, apart from lingering showers in the far south and in Marlborough. Snow lowering to 400 metres in Canterbury, Otago, Southland and Fiordland.


North Island, rain or showers easing in the east, and clearing in the east. South Island, rain or showers spreading to most places, snow to 400 metres from Canterbury southwards.


North Island, occasional showers, with snow lowering to 500 metres in the far south. South Island, Showers retreating to the south and east coasts and becoming mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Friday and Saturday, turning to rain on Sunday. Southwesterlies, tending northwesterly for a time on Friday, then tending northerly on Saturday and and changing strong southwesterly on Sunday.

Moon Phases

  1. Aug 30
    Full Moon
  2. Sep 05
    Last Quarter
  3. Sep 13
    New Moon
  4. Sep 21
    First Quarter


September 2, 2015

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