National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

6:56 AM December 20, 2014
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Low cloud. Scattered showers developing this morning, turning to rain this evening.

Waikato to Manawatu, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Cloud increasing, and rain developing towards evening, with a few heavy falls.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mainly fine with high cloud. However, scattered rain tonight in Wairarapa.

Horowhenua, Kapiti and Wellington

Low cloud and occasional drizzle, turning to rain this evening, with heavy falls.


Cloudy with occasional drizzle, turning to rain this evening, with heavy falls.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Mainly fine with high cloud, but rain near the main divide and drizzle about the Marlborough Sounds. Rain spreading into Marlborough this evening, with heavy falls about the western ranges.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Periods of rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms in Westland.

Otago and Southland

Extensive high cloud, with rain at times.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud.

Moon Phases

  1. Dec 15
    Last Quarter
  2. Dec 22
    New Moon
  3. Dec 29
    First Quarter
  4. Jan 05
    Full Moon


December 20, 2014

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