North Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A ridge moves onto the South Island on Saturday, southerlies further north. Southerlies pick up again for the South Island on Sunday, calmer conditions further north for most.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A fresh southwesterly airflow lies over the country today with a deep low to the east of the North Island. A ridge moves onto the South Island on Saturday, southerlies further north.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A fresh southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Friday with a deep low to the east of the North Island.


Rain to cross parched North Island regions today, we have the latest expected totals:

Rain is crossing the North Island today and while overall totals are not overly huge this will be incredibly helpful following other recent small 'top ups' says WeatherWatch.co.nz, who has been working closely with MPI (Ministry for Primary Industries) and Waikato Regional Council in recent weeks due to the borderline drought..


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A cold front and associated low moves off the upper South Island then onto the North Island during today, meanwhile a weak ridge moves over the South Island. A fresh southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Friday with a deep low to the east of the North Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A cold front and associated low moves off the upper South Island then onto the North Island during Thursday, meanwhile a ridge moves over the South Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A cold front slowly pushes northwards over the South Island today, northwesterlies ahead of this front then changing southwest in behind. A ridge of high pressure slowly loses its grip further north. This front moves off the upper South Island on Thursday then onto the North Island, meanwhile a ridge moves over the South Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A cold front slowly pushes northwards over the South Island on Wednesday, northwesterlies ahead of this front then changing southwest in behind. A ridge of high pressure slowly loses its grip further north.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A ridge covers the upper South Island and North Island today bringing mainly settled weather, a northerly airflow picks up for the lower South Island. A cold front slowly pushes northwards over the South Island on Wednesday, northwesterlies ahead of this front then changing southwest in behind. A ridge of high pressure slowly loses its grip further north.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A ridge covers the upper South Island and North Island on Tuesday bringing mainly settled weather, a northerly airflow picks up for the lower South Island.