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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Sunday, 21-Jan

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Fine and cloudy periods, and isolated showers. Rain tomorrow evening in Northland.

Waikato, Waitomo, Taumarunui, Taihape, Taupo and Bay of Plenty

Fine and cloudy periods. Isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges.

Taranaki to Wellington

Areas of cloud morning and night, and a few showers about the ranges north of Wellington today, otherwise mainly fine.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, also Nelson

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges.

Buller, Westland, Fiordland

Fine and cloudy periods. A few showers, turning to rain about Fiordland tomorrow evening.

Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Areas of coastal low cloud, morning and night. Otherwise fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers inland.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud, with possible fog at times.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, periods of rain or showers for most, persistent and possibly heavy about the ranges. South Island, rain or showers in the west and south. Mainly fine elsewhere, apart from areas of morning cloud and isolated afternoon or evening showers.


North Island, rain or showers for most, easing from evening, but persistent about the ranges and possibly heavy for a time about the Central Plateau. South Island, periods of rain in Fiordland, cloudy periods with isolated showers elsewhere.


North Island, fine spells and a few showers in the west, mainly fine in the east. South Island, rain in the west and south. Mainly fine with isolated afternoon showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with possible fog during the period. A few showers possible on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Issued: 01:15pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018