extended nz forecast

regional forecast


North Island, low cloud and drizzle Manawatu southwards and rain spreading elsewhere by evening. South Island, fine in the west, and low cloud and drizzle in the east.


North Island, rain, with some heavy falls,easing to showers across Northland later. South Island, rain developing in the east from Canterbury northward, and increasing cloudy periods elsewhere.


North Island, rain, with some heavy falls,but showers from Auckland northwards. South Island, rain with some heavy falls in the east, with a few spots spreading across Westland and Buller, and mainly fine in Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

Showers with strong southerlies on Monday, becoming mainly fine with northerlies on Tuesday. Cloud increasing later Tuesday, with rain and strong easterlies developing early Wednesday.


Periods of rain, with heavy falls.

Auckland down to Wellington, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country, also Wairarapa

Rain easing to isolated showers this morning, clearing in Wellington. However, low cloud and drizzle developing in Wellington and Wairarapa tonight.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Scattered rain, clearing this morning and becoming mainly fine apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers.

Nelson and Marlborough


Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Showers, clearing Westland northwards this afternoon and elsewhere later.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Low cloud and patchy rain spreading north.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing this morning, easing to showers later.