National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:18 PM September 17, 2014
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Mainly fine today, a few showers in the west clearing this evening. Cloud increasing tomorrow, and patchy rain developing.

Waikato to Manawatu, including Taumarunui and Taihape

Isolated showers, turning to rain tomorrow morning but only patchy falls south of the volcanoes.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Scattered showers clearing tonight. Brief light rain tomorrow afternoon.

Wairarapa, Kapiti, Wellington and Marlborough

Isolated showers clearing tonight. Occasional light rain developing tomorrow afternoon, becoming persistent and heavier in the west later.

Nelson to Fiordland

Isolated showers for Nelson and Buller today, otherwise fine. Rain developing tomorrow morning, with heavy some falls.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Isolated showers in Canterbury clearing this evening, otherwise fine. Brief light rain possible tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Showers, clearing tomorrow morning.

National Long Range Forecast

1:12 PM September 17, 2014

Rain or showers, heavy falls in the west, but little if any rain reaching eastern areas. Northwest gales from Wairarapa to Marlborough.


Rain or showers in most places, with snow lowering to 800 metres in Marlborough later, and to 300 metres in the far south. Cold southerlies spreading north, reaching Taranaki to Wairarapa at night.


Rain or showers in most places, snow level in the south lifting.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing on Friday and northerlies strengthening. Rain or drizzle at times on Saturday, and northerlies abating. A change to very cold showery southwesterlies on Sunday.

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 16
    Last Quarter
  2. Sep 24
    New Moon
  3. Oct 02
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 08
    Full Moon


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