Jan 23 2017 - 12:43pm
It's a hot day in eastern and south-eastern Australia while much of New Zealand has a cooler, windier, cloudy day.
The stark comparison is no surprise to New Zealanders after rare weekend frosts and...
Jan 23 2017 - 8:51am
Another January day and another round of complaints on social media about the 'awful' weather impacting some of our biggest centres. Wellingtonians and others in the lower North Island are enjoying...
Jan 23 2017 - 7:00am
A strong southwesterly airflow gradually eases over New Zealand today as a large low east of the South Island continues to move away. A high sits in the Tasman Sea on Tuesday as a westerly quarter...
Jan 23 2017 - 4:00am
A strong southwesterly airflow gradually eases over New Zealand today as a large low east of the South Island continues to move away.
Jan 22 2017 - 6:26pm
December and January have brought a real variety of weather to New Zealand - from snow and frosts, to floods and slips, to temperatures in the mid 30s.
Jan 22 2017 - 1:57pm
A couple of scorchers are on the way for Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney over the next few days. How hot will it get?
Jan 22 2017 - 10:31am
Storms, high winds, heavy rain and even ice... What has happened to our summer and will it improve.
Jan 22 2017 - 6:28am
Upper North Island
Mostly cloudy with occasional showers, dry spells at times too more so about Northland. Strong northerlies change gusty westerly this morning. Rain about Bay Of Plenty may be heavy...
Jan 21 2017 - 6:24pm
It does happen from time to time, but heavy snow on Mt Taranaki in the middle of summer is always an odd sight.
While the weak La Nina failed to bring in the warm and dry easterlies for Taranaki this...
Jan 21 2017 - 4:32pm
It's probably not a surprise but the majority of New Zealanders who voted in WeatherWatch.co.nz's most recent poll say this summer is "awful".
61% responded to the question "Are you disappointed with...
Jan 21 2017 - 2:00pm
While rain during the weekends in summer is often considered poorly timed WeatherWatch.co.nz has advice for those who need rain: Make the most of what falls tonight and Sunday, it may be your last...
Jan 21 2017 - 4:00am
Upper North Island
A few sunny spells however high cloud will thicken, the odd light shower possible from evening then expect overnight rain. North to northeasterly winds pick up from afternoon...
Jan 20 2017 - 3:49pm
Saturday sees a north to northeasterly airflow increase over New Zealand during the day then a large and deep low moves towards the western side of South Island later in the day / overnight.
Jan 20 2017 - 9:42am
The deep low this week that created big headlines in New Zealand didn't hit most people with rough weather - but the low coming this weekend, mainly Sunday, may affect more people as it directly...
Jan 20 2017 - 9:36am
The weather gods delivered a king-hit of heavy rains and high winds over the country yesterday, causing flash flooding and closing off roads due to slips.
Things are looking better for many parts of...
Jan 20 2017 - 9:00am
A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, easing later on as a ridge moves in.RainWatch is a series during the weekdays, giving a snapshot about where around New Zealand areas of...
Jan 20 2017 - 7:00am
Southwesterlies lie over New Zealand today with a ridge pushing in later on. Saturday sees our brief lasting ridge slip away to the east then a large and deep low moves towards the western side of...
Jan 20 2017 - 4:00am
Upper North Island
Morning showers possibly heavy then easing and becoming few and far between into the afternoon, winds breezy from the southwest.
Jan 19 2017 - 4:50pm
2016 was the hottest year on record, setting a new high for the third year in a row, with scientists firmly putting the blame on human activities that drive climate change.
The final data for 2016...
Jan 19 2017 - 4:20pm
A southwesterly airflow eases during the day tomorrow with a ridge pushing in for a time at night, there may be the odd surprise in the morning and afternoon in the form of instability.
For the upper...