extended nz forecast

regional forecast


North Island, cloudy periods in the north and east, some late rain in Wairarapa, rain developing elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west clearing south of the Glaciers, scattered rain on Nelson and Marlborough, mainly dry with high cloud elsewhere.


North Island, rain spreading to most places, clearing in the south later. South Island, occasional showers in the west, high cloud with a few spots of rain in in Otago and Southland, becoming fine elsewhere.


North Island, fine or becoming fine from Taranaki to Wairarapa southwards, further rain elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading north to the Glaciers in the west,mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy on Monday with late rain. Rain at times on Tuesday and Wednesday. Northerlies dying out on Wednesday.

From Northland to Wellington, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Often cloudy. Isolated showers, turning to occasional rain from Waitomo and Taupo southwards in the evening.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mainly fine, but scattered evening rain in Wairarapa.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Mostly cloudy, with scattered afternoon rain.

Buller and Westland Rain spreading northwards early morning, with some heavy falls, easing late morning and afternoon.

Otago and Southland

A period of rain early morning rain, with snow briefly lowering to 400 metres, then clearing.


Rain, with some heavy falls and snow to 400 metres in the south. Becoming fine in the morning.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy.