National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:09 PM May 24, 2017
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Cloudy periods, with isolated showers becoming widespread in Auckland and Coromandel for a time this afternoon and evening, some may be heavy.

Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa

Scattered showers, some heavy, clearing this afternoon and evening and becoming fine, but remaining in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay until tomorrow.

Waitomo to Wellington, including Taumarunui, Taihape and Taupo

Mostly fine. Scattered showers from Horowhenua Kapiti Coast to Wanganui and Taihape, some heavy, clearing this afternoon.

Nelson, Buller, Westland, Fiordland

Mainly fine, but patchy drizzle for Buller this evening. Cloud increasing and drizzle developing from the south tomorrow.

Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Fine, with areas of cloud about the Canterbury coast and Plains and the Kaikour Coast clearing tomorrow morning.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and the odd shower.

National Long Range Forecast

10:57 AM May 24, 2017

North Island, rain or showers developing north of Taupo, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west and south of Canterbury, with heavy falls possible in Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland, and a few spots falling elsewhere.


North Island, rain developing everywhere, with heavy falls possible in Bay of Plenty, Rotorua and the ranges in Gisborne, clearing in the west later. South Island, rain or showers everywhere for a time, then clearing everywhere by evening.


North Island, showers in Northland and south of Taupo, gradually clearing everywhere. South Island, showers in Fiordland, Buller and southern Westland otherwise mainly fine.

Chatham Islands

Northerlies developing on Friday with cloud increasing and showers possible late. Rain developing on Saturday, with northwesterlies strengthening. Occasional rain on Sunday and northwesterlies turning northeasterly and possibly rising to gale.

Moon Phases

  1. May 19
    Last Quarter
  2. May 25
    New Moon
  3. Jun 01
    First Quarter
  4. Jun 09
    Full Moon


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