Weather Forecast for Queenstown


Queenstown Summary

Rain.

Forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Now

17°c

Observed at 11:44pm from:
Prime Restaurant, Queenstown Lakefront (IQUEENST5)

Rain (today)0mm
WindWSW 17km/h
Humidex (Beta)20°c
Humidity79%
Pressure1020.32hPa

Current conditions by The Weather Company

Tonight

13°c
Rain.
Rain (chance)100%
WindNW 16km/h
Moonrise9:03am
Moonset10:07pm
Moon PhaseWaxing Crescent

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Tomorrow

17°c
Cloudy, with morning rain.
Rain (chance)90%
WindWNW 19km/h
UV Index6 (High)
Sunrise7:07am
Sunset8:50pm

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Next 24 Hours

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72%
chance
of rain
59%
chance
of rain
53%
chance
of rain
62%
chance
of rain
81%
chance
of rain
95%
chance
of rain
94%
chance
of rain
91%
chance
of rain
89%
chance
of rain
76%
chance
of rain
56%
chance
of rain
37%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
NW
16km/hr
NW
11km/hr
NW
12km/hr
NW
10km/hr
NW
10km/hr
W
10km/hr
WSW
11km/hr
W
8km/hr
W
7km/hr
WNW
8km/hr
NW
10km/hr
NW
11km/hr
WNW
16km/hr
WNW
15km/hr
WNW
17km/hr
WNW
16km/hr
W
19km/hr
W
17km/hr
WNW
15km/hr
W
13km/hr
WSW
12km/hr
WSW
10km/hr
SW
9km/hr
SSW
8km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Next 9 Days

Mon 19 Feb
17°c
9°c
Cloudy, with morning rain.
WNW
19km/hr
90%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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72%
chance
of rain
59%
chance
of rain
53%
chance
of rain
62%
chance
of rain
81%
chance
of rain
95%
chance
of rain
94%
chance
of rain
91%
chance
of rain
89%
chance
of rain
76%
chance
of rain
56%
chance
of rain
37%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
NW
16km/hr
NW
11km/hr
NW
12km/hr
NW
10km/hr
NW
10km/hr
W
10km/hr
WSW
11km/hr
W
8km/hr
W
7km/hr
WNW
8km/hr
NW
10km/hr
NW
11km/hr
WNW
16km/hr
WNW
15km/hr
WNW
17km/hr
WNW
16km/hr
W
19km/hr
W
17km/hr
WNW
15km/hr
W
13km/hr
WSW
12km/hr
WSW
10km/hr
SW
9km/hr
SSW
8km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Tue 20 Feb
14°c
7°c
Afternoon showers.
ESE
23km/hr
70%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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9:00
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11:00
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9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
34%
chance
of rain
46%
chance
of rain
52%
chance
of rain
55%
chance
of rain
65%
chance
of rain
74%
chance
of rain
86%
chance
of rain
91%
chance
of rain
91%
chance
of rain
85%
chance
of rain
81%
chance
of rain
88%
chance
of rain
S
8km/hr
SSW
8km/hr
S
8km/hr
SSE
8km/hr
SSE
9km/hr
SSE
8km/hr
SE
9km/hr
SE
9km/hr
SE
9km/hr
ESE
12km/hr
ESE
14km/hr
E
13km/hr
ESE
15km/hr
E
15km/hr
ESE
20km/hr
ESE
20km/hr
ESE
22km/hr
ESE
23km/hr
E
19km/hr
E
17km/hr
ESE
17km/hr
ESE
15km/hr
ESE
12km/hr
ESE
16km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Wed 21 Feb
13°c
6°c
Rain.
ESE
14km/hr
90%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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89%
chance
of rain
87%
chance
of rain
86%
chance
of rain
87%
chance
of rain
87%
chance
of rain
83%
chance
of rain
79%
chance
of rain
81%
chance
of rain
80%
chance
of rain
74%
chance
of rain
68%
chance
of rain
72%
chance
of rain
71%
chance
of rain
76%
chance
of rain
82%
chance
of rain
82%
chance
of rain
73%
chance
of rain
61%
chance
of rain
43%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
ESE
13km/hr
ESE
14km/hr
ESE
14km/hr
ESE
11km/hr
ESE
12km/hr
E
12km/hr
E
10km/hr
E
12km/hr
ESE
10km/hr
ESE
12km/hr
ESE
12km/hr
ESE
12km/hr
ESE
14km/hr
ESE
12km/hr
ESE
14km/hr
ESE
13km/hr
E
15km/hr
E
13km/hr
E
13km/hr
E
11km/hr
ESE
10km/hr
ESE
8km/hr
ESE
6km/hr
SE
6km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Thu 22 Feb
20°c
8°c
Partly cloudy.
S
13km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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6:00
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7:00
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8:00
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9:00
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10:00
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11:00
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24%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
ESE
6km/hr
SSE
5km/hr
SE
4km/hr
SE
4km/hr
SSE
4km/hr
SSE
3km/hr
SSE
4km/hr
SSE
4km/hr
SSE
4km/hr
S
5km/hr
S
7km/hr
SSE
7km/hr
S
7km/hr
SSE
7km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
S
12km/hr
SSW
12km/hr
SSW
13km/hr
SSW
11km/hr
S
10km/hr
S
8km/hr
S
8km/hr
S
8km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Fri 23 Feb
21°c
9°c
Partly cloudy.
WSW
19km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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4:00
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5:00
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6:00
PM
7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
S
7km/hr
SSW
6km/hr
SSW
5km/hr
SSW
5km/hr
SSW
5km/hr
SW
5km/hr
SW
5km/hr
SSW
5km/hr
SW
6km/hr
WSW
7km/hr
WSW
10km/hr
WSW
11km/hr
WSW
13km/hr
WSW
14km/hr
WSW
17km/hr
WSW
17km/hr
WSW
19km/hr
SW
19km/hr
SW
16km/hr
SW
14km/hr
SW
12km/hr
SW
10km/hr
SW
8km/hr
SW
8km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 24 Feb
22°c
11°c
Partly cloudy.
WNW
15km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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7:00
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9:00
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10:00
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11:00
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2:00
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4:00
PM
5:00
PM
6:00
PM
7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
SSW
7km/hr
SW
6km/hr
SSW
5km/hr
SW
4km/hr
SSW
5km/hr
W
4km/hr
S
4km/hr
ENE
4km/hr
WNW
5km/hr
W
6km/hr
NW
8km/hr
NW
8km/hr
WNW
10km/hr
WNW
9km/hr
WNW
12km/hr
WNW
12km/hr
WNW
14km/hr
WNW
14km/hr
WNW
15km/hr
WNW
13km/hr
WNW
13km/hr
WNW
11km/hr
WNW
11km/hr
WNW
11km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sun 25 Feb
20°c
12°c
Rain.
NW
25km/hr
70%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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7:00
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8:00
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9:00
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10:00
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11:00
AM
12:00
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1:00
PM
2:00
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3:00
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4:00
PM
5:00
PM
6:00
PM
7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
14%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
35%
chance
of rain
34%
chance
of rain
31%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
32%
chance
of rain
33%
chance
of rain
34%
chance
of rain
37%
chance
of rain
38%
chance
of rain
40%
chance
of rain
33%
chance
of rain
33%
chance
of rain
34%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
WNW
11km/hr
WNW
11km/hr
WNW
10km/hr
NW
10km/hr
NW
10km/hr
NNW
9km/hr
NNW
10km/hr
N
11km/hr
N
13km/hr
NNW
16km/hr
NNW
20km/hr
NNW
22km/hr
NNW
25km/hr
NNW
24km/hr
NW
26km/hr
NW
25km/hr
NW
26km/hr
NW
23km/hr
NW
20km/hr
NW
16km/hr
NW
15km/hr
NW
13km/hr
NNW
11km/hr
NNW
11km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Mon 26 Feb
21°c
13°c
Showers.
N
23km/hr
60%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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7:00
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8:00
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9:00
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10:00
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11:00
AM
12:00
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1:00
PM
2:00
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3:00
PM
4:00
PM
5:00
PM
6:00
PM
7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
36%
chance
of rain
36%
chance
of rain
36%
chance
of rain
45%
chance
of rain
62%
chance
of rain
61%
chance
of rain
61%
chance
of rain
60%
chance
of rain
60%
chance
of rain
60%
chance
of rain
60%
chance
of rain
60%
chance
of rain
54%
chance
of rain
42%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
36%
chance
of rain
39%
chance
of rain
43%
chance
of rain
48%
chance
of rain
51%
chance
of rain
NNW
11km/hr
NNW
11km/hr
N
9km/hr
N
8km/hr
NNE
8km/hr
N
8km/hr
NNE
8km/hr
NNE
8km/hr
NNE
9km/hr
NNE
10km/hr
N
12km/hr
NNE
14km/hr
N
16km/hr
N
16km/hr
N
19km/hr
N
20km/hr
NNW
21km/hr
N
21km/hr
NNW
19km/hr
NNW
17km/hr
NNW
16km/hr
NNW
15km/hr
N
14km/hr
N
14km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Tue 27 Feb
20°c
12°c
Morning showers.
NNW
22km/hr
50%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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1:00
AM
2:00
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3:00
AM
4:00
AM
5:00
AM
6:00
AM
7:00
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8:00
AM
9:00
AM
10:00
AM
11:00
AM
12:00
PM
1:00
PM
2:00
PM
3:00
PM
4:00
PM
5:00
PM
6:00
PM
7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
52%
chance
of rain
57%
chance
of rain
56%
chance
of rain
54%
chance
of rain
51%
chance
of rain
53%
chance
of rain
53%
chance
of rain
30%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
35%
chance
of rain
32%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
N
14km/hr
N
13km/hr
N
12km/hr
NNE
11km/hr
NNE
11km/hr
N
11km/hr
N
11km/hr
N
11km/hr
N
11km/hr
N
15km/hr
N
17km/hr
NNW
18km/hr
NNW
18km/hr
NNW
19km/hr
NW
22km/hr
NW
22km/hr
NW
22km/hr
NW
21km/hr
NW
18km/hr
WNW
15km/hr
WNW
14km/hr
WNW
12km/hr
WNW
12km/hr
WNW
12km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company


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Hi thereThank you so much for

Hi there
Thank you so much for your kind supportive message. It really does mean a lot to us. We are working hard to always improve our accuracy and provide a helpful free service - it causes us a lot of sleepless nights too but it's worth the focus (and worry!) over the years when you see that people find that extra detail helpful and accurate. It's very disappointing that the NZ Government won't share the results of their own official review about weather data we all colletively tax fund but don't have open access to use. Tthe results were given to the Government in March and we've been officially denied knowing what that report says ever since.

Thanks again - have a wonderful 2018 and a Happy New Year!
Kind regards
Philip, Aaron and the team

Thanks again

I'm sure a lot of us on here would be more than happy to support a petition to free up access to the data. Have you got any plans to go public to highlight this inequality?

Forecast for Abel Tasman National Park

Hi there we are supposed to walking the Abel Tasman next week with our children. Is there any chance it won’t rain all week like the forecast says? Thanks heaps

Hi there, the forecast for

Hi there, the forecast for next week is a bit messy with a combination of rain bands moving in from the sea, but also daytime heating causing very heavy downpours (and maybe even isolated thunder) inland. So you may have a variety of weather with some sunny hot periods mixed in with grey times and very heavy downpours popping up which can be a bit dangerous. We suggest you keep up to date with the forecasts we have (and we have quite a few locations to check from in the Abel Tasman area) but also Government owned forecaster MetService and their fully tax funded National Park forecasts too.

All the best - and if you can make the decision as late as possible to go then do so, as the forecasts over the next few days and week are going to be a bit changeable due to the unstable set up around NZ (a little less predictable so harder to be more specific to one particular area).

- WW 

 

Next weeks forcast

Merry Xmas Team OMG just looked at next weeks forecast for AKL .... a week of rain until I go back to work! Is this a locked in forecast? And if so is there anywhere in NZ that I can escape to for sun as this is just hideous..... ( I knew this would happen after all the sun in Dec whilst looking out the window at work) ;((( Cheers

G'day there, merry xmas to

G'day there, merry xmas to you too!

There will be some showery weather coming up for Auckland but there will be plenty of dry spells in amongst the showers, perhaps even some sun although Wednesday next week does look like the wettest and cloudiest day. One thing is it won't be cold, this weather is coming from the north so high's in the mid twenties look likely.

In terms of a dry spot all week long, well it probably won't happen as most places will see some shower activity at some point next week, you would have to move around a bit if you wanted to stay completely dry. Central Otago may be nice and hot with still days but afternoon heavy showers with a chance of thunderstorms is possible from Tuesday, these can be hit and miss so you may get them you may not.

Hope you work out something.

Aaron

Cool Air

Hello, I can't find a link.. is there a video that explains where this cool air is coming from? I'm really curious. It's been so hot the last few weeks, even in late spring, and now bam, I'm wearing a sweater in summer.

Where is it coming from? It's

Where is it coming from? It's coming from the south of course, the last few days we have had a southerly airflow over New Zealand so that's where the cold air has been coming from, further south :)

Cheers
Aaron

So whats with the oncoming

So whats with the oncoming storm? campers beware etc...

Good evening, You should

Good evening,

You should probably be directing that question to MetService, NIWA or the mainstream news media who buy their weather and news services. Our only news on this has been on our website focused mainly between East Cape and Wairarapa. 

Cheers
WW

First week of January

Hi WW Long range forecast for Auckland next week is looking a bit grim, although we do need some rain. What day would be the pick of the bunch for dry weather, especially up around the Kaipara area. Cheers

Hey there, it's a bit of a

Hey there, it's a bit of a tough one as there is a messy set up next week at this stage. Your best bet is to keep an eye on our 10 day forecasts for the specific area you'll be in and keep an eye on the % of rain. If 40% and above you have a chance of cloudy weather and wet weather. We're going to have more info about the first week of January in the next day or two.

Cheers
WW

North Shore, Chatswood

Since you moved your sensing for Chatswood to Verran Gully it is now very inaccurate...temps way too high and wind way too low.

We are upgrading out

We are upgrading out locations thanks to IBM in the half of the new year, hopefully will fix this problem for you.
Cheers
WW

Wind in Auckland Wednesday 27 Dec 2017

Trying to establish how strong you consider a wind to be of 26 km per hour in Auckland area inland. Could that wind speed do any significant damage? This I believe was Wednesday’s wind speed. Gerard Copas

its always windy if SW direction

its always windy if SW direction,always double it especially south auckland

Hi Gerard - the wind speed is

Hi Gerard - the wind speed is the general speed at one location. In Auckland it can be very easy to be in a wind tunnel and have double that. Last night there was a particularly strong wind that was affecting some areas and winds were stronger than 26km/h. Significant damage doesn't usually start until over 100 or even 130km/h.

Oddly, it was almost completely calm in Waikato last night, so it was quite localised to parts of the Auckland region.

Cheers

WW

Windy in Dunedin

Hello WW Team A question: why is Dunedin so windy this summer? Is this normal for the area? I would like to do some BBQing but with the dryness and the winds, I don't want to cause a fire because a rogue spark blows. Please help..... summer down here is very short. I also want to say Thank You Phil, Aaron, and the team. You all are the best and the most accurate To. The. Minute. weather forecasters in NZ. Your accuracy made our Christmas gathering perfect!!! Keep up the great work. Respect. Ada

Hi Ada Thanks so much for the

Hi Ada

Thanks so much for the kind message and for your question also. The issue with the Dunedin area lately has been an increase in southerly events due to a more "spring like" weather pattern which kicked in around mid-December and lasts most of this month. The good news is, the next couple of days should be better. Also January shows perhaps some better calmer days too (at least to begin with - but hopefully the calm won't also be coupled with wet weather!). This spring like pattern does show some signs of easing back a bit now but to be honest there are quite a few moving parts with our weather pattern at the moment - but certainly no strong evidence that says windy weather in Dunedin won't stop, so fingers crossed it pans out ok for you! Thanks again for the kind supportive comments they are very much appreciated.

Cheers
Phil D

Thank you Phil. As usual,

Thank you Phil. As usual, your hourly forecast "Next 24 Hours" guide was 100% bang on. Christmas day was a success. BBQ done and clean up great. As soon as the door closed and we gathered around rhe table.....the rain hit. Lol. Thank you again for your accurate forecasting. You all are the best! Ada

Locations

Is there any way we can get a location in the Pohangina Valley or Utuwai area? If we try local map points like Utuwai we just get the Manawatu forecast and the weather experienced at the Pohangina Doc base is different to Ashhurst or Palmerston North.

Hi there, if you use the

Hi there, if you use the "automatically find my location" it will find the nearest forecasts for your area. In some cases it may be a very small place you've never heard of! If that doesn't work we suggest the nearest communities around you. In 2018 we'll be shifting to new data from IBM that will be creating global forecasts to within 500m of your location - regardless of where you are. The update to this new forecast system should be in place before the end of summer we hope.

Kind regards,
WW

Auckland on New Years Day

Hi there Any idea of what we can expect to see in Auckland for New Years Day? Thanks

Hi there Currently looks

Hi there

Currently looks anticyclonic, perhaps a mix of sun and cloud with southwesterly winds. It's a while away though so this could well change. You can check things out for yourself here - http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/forecast-maps/rain

Scroll through the various days, atleast you can tell whether it will be wet or dry.

Cheers
Aaron

Bay of plenty - new year

I know it's still a long way off but how is the BoP looking over new year period? There looks a big system coming off Australia and heading across the Tasman by the looks of it? Cheers Dave

Hi Dave Too far out to know

Hi Dave

Too far out to know yet - but check out Phil's latest weather video which covers the latest maps for New Year's Eve.

At this stage there may be westerlies, if that pans out that will be a good direction for a dry and mild BoP for Dec 31 and perhaps first few days of Jan. We'll be able to lock something in by Boxing Day, maybe earlier.

Cheers
WW

Holiday period

Hi Phil Merry Xmas to you and helpers. Quite unusual that the tropics appear to be fairly quiet over the holiday period meaning holiday makers won't need to pack up & go home this year. If the models are right that is. Thank you for all your hard work this year and all the very best for 2018. Cheers Dave

H Dave,We're seeing an

H Dave,
We're seeing an increase in more Southern Ocean weather at the moment so that shouldn't affect Northerners so much but Southerners may have a bit of an unsettled week next week. The tropics directly north of us are being influenced and dried out by the big highs in the NZ area (to our north and north west at times). There's a chance our dry summer could swing very wet should these highs fail to cover all of NZ (they have reduced already since November which is why we're now getting these wetter systems coming in for some this week and next).

Kind regards, have a great Christmas and wishing you a great 2018 also!
Phil 

Hunua needs some rain

Hi team. Love the site and the accurate forecasts. Never thought id be saying this after the winter we have just had but we could do with some rain in hunua. Are there any significant falls on the horizon? Cheers Daniel

Hmm, perhaps not till towards

Hmm, perhaps not till towards the end of this month. Please take a look at our rain maps, you'll see exactly what we are seeing in terms of any potential rain coming up :)

http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/forecast-maps/rain

Cheers
Aaron

Lightning tracker

Hi you may have received this question before but I this evening I went onto the lightning tracker and was curious to see a vast difference between the two lightning trackers, live tracker had around 26 strikes and skytracker 114 and both had different locations for many of the strikes. Why is this and which one is more accurate? Thanks

The two trackers run off two

The two trackers run off two different types of detection hence have different results. The live tracker would probably be a tad more accurate. Both trackers are run by enthusiasts mostly and have no input from us apart from the fact we display them here.

Cheers
WW

?will it

will it reach 35 degrees in christchurch tomorrow sunday

Our forecasts say it will get

Our forecasts say it will get hot but not that hot: http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/weather-forecasts/christchurch

Cheers
WW

Boxing day

Hi Philip, looks like it might be a bit of wind for the Sydney to Hobart race going by the isobars. Exciting Regards Ross

rain in New Plymouth

You've said there's been 22 mm of rain here in New Plymouth today. I don't believe a word of it!

Was hit and miss late last

Was hit and miss late last night (10pm radar image)

- WW

Waiheke weather

Hi, just wondering if you have a forecast for Waiheke at all? Specifically Friday 15 December. Cheers

G'day there Looks like mostly

G'day there

Looks like mostly sunny weather, some cloud late afternoon or evening brings the low risk of an isolated shower. Light northeasterlies tend southwest later in the day. Afternoon temperatures in the low twenties. Hope that helps!

Cheers
Aaron

October November 2017 forecasts in Gisborne

Hi Are you able to help me. I live in Australia and own a house in Gisborne. I need to find a day in October or November when there were severe winds in Gisborne as our roof has been damaged but the tennant didnt tell us. Are you able to tell me how I could go about finding that info. Ive surfed the internet but no luck thus far

Hi there, NZ has no open data

Hi there, NZ has no open data unlike any other western country on earth so we cannot provide you with tax funded observations. Your best bet is to email NIWA and ask them. Sorry we can't be of more help - we've been fighting the NZ Government on this issue for a decade now.

Kind regards and good luck!
WW

Accurate again!

Thanks Phil A huge day out on the Lawns of Ellerslie Racecourse yesterday...armed with your weather forecast from over 2 weeks ago...accurate again! Cheers WW Forecast Team on Sun, 26/11/2017 - 11:28 Hi Lance,Very early days but Hi Lance, Very early days but latest forecast looks similar to today (mostly cloudy, a few sunny spells, dry). But a rain band (the first one in about a month) is approaching New Zealand the following day. So far out it'll need to be within a week before we can be more detailed. Cheers :) Phil.

Cheers Lance, glad it all

Cheers Lance, glad it all panned out!

- Phil :)

Whitianga weather

What's whitianga looking like for the weekend? Trying to decide whether to go camping/beach etc.. Thanks

Hi there, at this stage there

Hi there, at this stage there may be a few drizzle patches in the morning and even the risk of a heavier shower during the day - but overall the forecast looks mostly dry this weekend with a higher chance of downpours on Monday.  All of next week looks dry (other than Monday's risks). Here are our Whitianga forecasts - keep an eye on the % of rain and temperartures more so than the icons (as the icons currently make it look a bit wetter than it will be - and we're addressing improving icons next year).

To day Whitianga forecast here: www.weatherwatch.co.nz/weather-forecasts/Whitianga 

We manually write detailed forecasts for Tauranga too, which may also be helpful for some extra detail (while not totally the same area the set up is very similar for both this weekend and next week).www.weatherwatch.co.nz/weather-forecasts/Tauranga

Cheers
WW

Saturday 9th from 1-7pm

Thanks Phil Your more detailed hourly chance of rain information is great & changes regularly! What's your thoughts for Saturday in the Ellerslie area 1-7pm, are we likely to be on the lawns under umbrellas giving us shade, or protection from drizzle!? Cheers

Hi there Lance, still looking

Hi there Lance, still looking good. Should be dry with northerlies. :)
Phil

Masterton Weather Readings

Hi there, I heard that Masterton weather readings are taken somewhere between Masterton & Carterton which can be quite breezy. We use the Gladstone weather readings as this gives a true indication of what it’s like in town. One news said the high for Masterton for 3 Dec 17 was 28degrees, when it was way hotter than that being 32.4 degrees at 9.15am

Need rain please

East coast of South Island desperately needs rain at lots of it, when’s the next significant downpour coming to the Dunedin area?

Hi there Nothing significant

Hi there

Nothing significant in the pipeline coming up in the next couple of weeks unfortunately, just a shower or two when a few fronts are passing through. Is looking a bit dry at the moment :(

Aaron