extended nz forecast

regional forecast


North Island, showers in the north and east, mostly fine elsewhere. South Island, a few morning showers in the east north of Christchurch, otherwise mainly fine. However, afternoon and evening showers for Southland and Otago.


North Island, mainly fine in the west. A few showers in the east. South Island, cloud increasing in the west and a few showers developing there. Mostly fine in the east.


North Island, cloud increasing and showers developing. South Island, rain in the west with possible heavy falls, cloud increasing in the east with a few spots of rain spreading across.

Chatham Islands

Showery throughout Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Strong southerlies easing on Sunday, then dying out on Tuesday.

Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel

Mainly fine. However, a period of rain this evening or overnight.

Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and the central high country

Mainly fine. However, brief rain overnight and scattered showers tomorrow afternoon and evening, some heavy with hail.

Whanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Cloudy periods. A period of rain this evening, followed by a few showers.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Canterbury

A period of rain this afternoon or evening, then scattered showers. Some showers heavy with hail tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Otago and Southland

Rain, easing to a few showers this afternoon, and clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Westland and Fiordland

Rain, clearing in Fiordland from afternoon and easing to showers elsewhere.Fine tomorrow, apart from isolated showers.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods. Occasional rain developing tomorrow.