extended nz forecast

regional forecast


North Island, fine spells and few showers north of Tauranga,also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, Rain or showers in the west and south. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, Fine spells and a few showers in the mainly in the north and west. South Island, rain or showers in the west with some heavy falls. Isolated afternoon showers inland in the east otherwise mainly fine.


Unsettled with rain or showers spreading to most places during the day with some heavy falls in the west of the South Island.Gale northwesterlies in exposed parts of the South Island and lower North Island.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers. Northeasterlies becoming strong on Wednesday.

Northland and Coromandel

Cloudy periods. A few showers, mainly in the east.

Auckland down to Taumarunui and Taihape, including Bay of Plenty, also Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine. However scattered showers inland today, some heavy with possible thunderstorms about the central high country. A few showers returning to Taihape tomorrow afternoon.

Taranaki to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Mostly fine and warm. Isolated showers inland tomorrow afternoon and evening.

All the South Island except Fiordland

Mainly fine, but skies often cloudy about eastern areas from Kaikoura to Dunedin. Isolated afternoon and evening showers about the inland ranges as well.


Cloud increasing. Drizzle developing about the fiords tonight and turning to rain tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, and the odd shower.