extended nz forecast

regional forecast


North Island, cloudy periods in the north, mainly fine elsewhere with a few afternoon and evening showers inland, some possible heavy. South Island, early showers in Fiordland clearing, otherwise mainly fine but isolated afternoon and evening showers inland.


North Island, fine spells, but a few afternoon and evening showers. South Island, morning showers in Fiordland and about the south coast, mainly fine elsewhere, but cloud and showers spreading north in the east later.


North Island, a few early drizzle patches in the east first, then fine,but isolated afternoon and evening showers inland, some possibly heavy. South Island, a few early showers in the north clearing and becoming mainly fine, however, rain developing in Fiordland from afternoon.

Chatham Islands

From Monday to Wednesday, fine and cloudy periods with light winds.

Northland and Auckland

Scattered showers and heavy showers, some possibly thundery in Northland this afternoon. However, becoming mainly fine about Auckland from tomorrow afternoon.

Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Occasional rain, heavy at times, clearing overnight, apart from a few showers persisting in Coromandel tomorrow.

Waikato to Whanganui, including the central high country

Scattered showers, clearing overnight. Mainly fine tomorrow, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers in the west.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Occasional rain, easing later tomorrow.

Wairarapa and Wellington

Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle in Wairarapa overnight.

Manawatu to Kapiti


Nelson, Buller to Fiordland, Central Otago and Marlborough apart from the Kaikoura Coast

Fine, apart from isolated showers inland afternoon and evenings.

Kaikoura Coast and Canterbury

Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle overnight.

Coastal Otago

Often cloudy.

Southland Cloud clearing this evening and becoming fine.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with a few showers later today.