High: 14 °C
Low: 5 °C


High: 15 °C
Low: 10 °C


High: 14 °C
Low: -1 °C


High: 9 °C
Low: 3 °C


High: 15 °C
Low: 6 °C


High: 15 °C
Low: 3 °C


National Short-Range Forecast
Moon Phases:

first Quarter

31 Jul

full Moon

8 Aug

last Quarter

15 Aug

new Moon

22 Aug

National Long-Range Forecast
2017-25-07 11:37 AM

North Island, a few showers in the west. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls possible. Scattered rain developing in the south.


North Island, Rain developing, possibly heavy in central and southern areas, turning to showers in the north later. South Island, Rain for most places, with heavy falls about the ranges. Easing to a few showers in the west and south. Snow lowering to 400 metres in the south and east.


North Island, Rain or showers for most places, clearing north of Taranaki to East Cape except for a few showers in Northland. South Island, Rain in the east easing to a few showers and retreating to the Kaikoura Coast, becoming fine and frosty elsewhere.

Latest FromWeather

  • 24 Jul, 2017 9:34pm
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More rain and snow for the south and thunderstorms for the north of the country.
  • 24 Jul, 2017 7:59pm
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Dozens of homes may be uninhabitable, but assessments were still taking place.
  • 24 Jul, 2017 7:59pm
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  • 24 Jul, 2017 2:25pm
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Geotechnical assessments will be carried out this week on a devastating slip in Dunedin.
  • 24 Jul, 2017 12:37pm
  • 6 minutes to read
The region has now officially entered a recovery phase with team assessing the damage.