North Island


Monday's national forecast

A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, moving around a high centred to the west of the country in the Tasman Sea.

North Island


Monday's weather outlook

A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Monday, moving around a high centred to the west of the country in the Tasman Sea.

North Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A cold southerly airflow covers the country on Saturday and will gradually ease, running between a large high to the west of New Zealand and a low to the east. A westerly airflow picks up over the country on Sunday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A cold southerly airflow covers the country today, running between a large high to the west of New Zealand and a low to the east. This southerly airflow eases later on Saturday as the high starts to push in more.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A cold southerly airflow covers the country on Friday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A front combines with a low to bring potentially torrential rain to northeastern parts of the North Island today, conditions more tame further south. A cold southerly airflow covers the country on Friday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A front combines with a low to bring potentially torrential rain to northeastern parts of the North Island on Thursday, conditions more tame further south.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

Two large highs sit either side of New Zealand today, a front moving over the country in the middle brings rain especially for western regions. This front combines with a low to bring potentially torrential rain to northeastern parts of the North Island on Thursday, conditions more tame further south.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

Two large highs sit either side of New Zealand on Wednesday, a series of fronts moving over the country in the middle bring rain especially for western regions.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A large anticyclone centred to the east of New Zealand today drags a northerly quarter airflow over the country. Two large highs sit either side of New Zealand on Wednesday, a series of fronts moving over the country in the middle bring rain especially for western regions.