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NZ Rainfall: Past 7 days and next 7 days (+3 Maps)

Auckland has another chance for rain in the coming week as do a number of North Island and western regions, this despite an uptick in high pressure. The high pressure belt looks set to track southwards and allow a large but fa...

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Partly cloudy, risk of a shower. Sou'West winds.
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Saturday’s national forecast

A westerly quarter airflow lies over New Zealand today, spinning out of a large anticyclone centred just to the northwest…

Temperature trends – Another chilly night ahead

Temperatures will drop again tonight with many regions below normal for the time of year as shown in the map…

VIDEO: High pressure, sub-tropical winds, a cold change & another big low

After a busy week we have a quieter weekend with a mixture of both sub-tropical winds for some areas and…

RainWatch – Westerlies bring the odd shower then some rain out west

A southwesterly airflow over New Zealand today brings the odd shower to some western spots and the far south, dry…

Friday’s national forecast

A gentle southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, moving around a large anticyclone in the Tasman Sea. Northland, Auckland,…

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A bit of frost this morning, even the dog tip toed to the toilet.
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VIDEO: High pressure, sub-tropical winds, a cold change & another big low

After a busy week we have a quieter weekend with a mixture of both sub-tropical winds for some areas and…

VIDEO: Frosts but also milder days return. Plus a low later next week

The weather is easing around NZ with a cold night ahead nationwide, the North Island especially colder than normal overnight….

Special Video: Severe gale risks for Auckland & northern NZ today

A surge of windy weather is moving into the upper North Island. Already gusts in Auckland have brought a few…