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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Sunday, 03-Jul


Mainly fine, but the odd shower in the west.

Western areas from Auckland to Kapiti, including Taumarunui and Taihape

Cloudy periods and isolated light showers, clearing from Kapiti early morning.

Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa, also Wellington, Nelson and Marlborough.

Fine, apart from areas of morning cloud in Bay of Plenty and Taupo, some early frosts elsewhere.

Canterbury, North and Central Otago

Mainly fine with morning frosts, but a period of morning cloud with a shower or two possible.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

A few showers, but rain with possible thunderstorms in Fiordland early morning.

Dunedin, Clutha and Southland

Showers retreating to the south coast and Stewart Island early, and becoming fine elsewhere. Showers spreading throughout again from evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and a few showers.

Outlook for following three days


North Island: Generally fine, with isolated showers in the west clearing early. Chance late shower for eastern Northland and Coromandel.
South Island: A few showers in the west and about Stewart Island. Fine elsewhere.


North Island: Cloud increasing, and rain spreading from the west.
South Island: Periods of rain in the west and north. Fine spells elsewhere, and evening showers in the south.


North Island: Rain clearing for most, but a few showers in the east and south, and rain lingering in Northland.
South Island: Becoming fine in the west and north. Showers in the south. Partly cloudy with isolated showers in the east.

Chatham Islands

Showers Monday morning then fine spells. Chance shower Tuesday, then rain for a time Wednesday. Strong southwesterlies turning northwest Tuesday, and strong southwest again Wednesday.

Issued: 11:10pm Saturday 2 Jul 2022