High: 13 °C
Low: 5 °C


High: 15 °C
Low: 10 °C


High: 13 °C
Low: -1 °C


High: 12 °C
Low: 3 °C


High: 16 °C
Low: 6 °C


High: 15 °C
Low: 3 °C


National Short-Range Forecast
2017-25-07 7:52 PM
Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Taumarunui, Taupo and Taihape

Showers, some heavy with thunderstorms possible, easing this morning and becoming isolated this afternoon.


Mostly fine. A few showers developing this afternoon, clearing this evening.

Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Fine, apart from isolated showers about the ranges, clearing this afternoon.

Whanganui to Wellington

Fine, apart from a few showers north of Wellington clearing this morning.

Nelson and Marlborough to Otago

Fine, apart from areas of morning cloud.

Buller and Westland

Scattered showers.


Periods of rain.


Showers spreading north this morning, becoming isolated this afternoon.

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 10:54 PM

Rain developing everywhere, possibly heavy for a time in the North Island and ranges in the South Island, with thundery falls in the north and snow in Canterbury and Otago. Rain turning to showers in the west and far south later.


North Island, showers, possibly heavy in the north and west for a time with snow lowering to 600 metres in central areas. South Island, rain in the east with snow to 400 metres at first, easing to a few showers, becoming fine and frosty elsewhere.


North Island, showers in the north, east and Wellington, clearing to fine everywhere. South Island, showers about the Kaikoura and Canterbury coast, clearing to fine. Showers developing later in Fiordland.

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