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, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Mostly fine. Showers developing overnight.

Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country

Mostly cloudy with areas of light morning drizzle. Rain developing this evening, briefly heavy in Taranaki and Waitomo.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine with increasing high cloud. Scattered evening rain in Wairarapa.

Nelson and Marlborough

High cloud. A period of rain this afternoon. Rain returning to southern Marlborough tonight.


Rain spreading north this afternoon, with brief heavy falls, and possible thunderstorms with hail inland.

Otago, Southland

Rain spreading north this morning, and easing to a few showers in the afternoon.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain with heavy falls south of Glaciers, spreading north this morning with possible thunderstorms in Westland. Clearing in Fiordland from afternoon and easing to showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands