extended nz forecast

regional forecast


North Island, a few showers turning to rain in the south and east, clearing later. South Island, rain spreading north over northern areas, isolated showers elsewhere, gradually clearing.


North Island, areas of morning cloud then mostly fine, but isolated showers in Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty. South Island, a few showers, turning to rain in the south and east.


North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers. South Island, areas of morning cloud with a few showers in the north, then becoming mainly fine.

Chatham Islands

Becoming cloudy with northwesterlies on Monday and rain developing overnight. Rain easing to showers on Tuesday, then periods of rain and southwesterlies on Wednesday.

Northland to Taranaki, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mainly fine, but isolated showers. Possible thunderstorms about Bay of Plenty this evening, and about the central North Island tomorrow afternoon.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Fine with high cloud.

Whanganui to Wellington

Mainly fine. Cloud increasing tomorrow evening.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges with possible thunderstorms.


Mainly fine today. A few showers tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Fine today, apart from isolated showers inland. A period of rain spreading north tomorrow, heavy for a time with possible thunderstorms.

Westland and Fiordland

Patchy rain or drizzle today. A period of heavier rain spreading north tomorrow with thunderstorms.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine.