extended nz forecast

regional forecast


North Island, cloudy periods with a few showers, but becoming fine in the south and about the East Coast. South Island, early heavy rain for Fiordland, then showers. Showers in southern Westland and coastal Southland and Clutha. Mainly fine elsewhere.


Mainly fine, but one or two showers in the far north and west of the North Island and also for Westland and rain, possibly heavy, in Fiordland.


North Island, mostly fine, but the odd shower in the west. South Island, a few showers in Westland. Rain, possibly heavy, in Fiordland and coastal Southland and Clutha, a few spots of rain elsewhere in the south, otherwise mainly fine.

Chatham Islands

On Saturday, often cloudy, with a few showers. Northerlies changing southwest overnight. On Sunday, a few early showers, then fine. Southerlies dying out. On Monday, fine at first with northwesterlies. Late southwest change and a few showers.

Northland, and also Gisborne

Mainly fine.

Auckland to North Taranaki, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Mostly cloudy, with some patchy rain or drizzle.

South Taranaki and Taihape to Wellington, also Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

A few showers clearing overnight. Cloudy periods tomorrow.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine and cloudy periods.

Nelson, Buller and Westland, also Otago and Southland



Drizzle developing about the Fiords tonight, then turning to widespread rain tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

Periods of rain today but becoming fine tomorrow.