North Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A weakening ridge of high pressure lies over the South Island today, southerlies for the North Island. A front moves onto the lower South Island from afternoon. A southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Saturday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A weakening ridge of high pressure lies over the South Island on Friday, southerlies for the North Island. A front moves onto the lower South Island from afternoon.

Rain or showers for the eastern North Island on Friday, sunny spells out west although showers may move into Northland / northern Auckland at times.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A ridge of high pressure lies over the South Island today, southeasterlies for the North Island. Similar conditions prevail on Friday, a front moves onto the lower South Island from afternoon.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A ridge of high pressure lies over the South Island on Thursday, southeasterlies for the North Island.

Showers or some rain at times for the eastern North Island on Thursday, sunnier conditions out west although there may be some cloud at times especially for Northland. Morning showers about the Manawatu clear.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A low pressure system draws in a southerly airflow over the South Island today, northerly quarter winds further north. A ridge of high pressure lies over the South Island on Thursday, southeasterlies for the North Island.


Wednesday's national forecast

A low pressure system moves over New Zealand today bringing some wet weather to most regions for a time, the east coast of the North Island has a fairly good day though.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Patchy rain, more so from afternoon. light northerlies change southerly overnight.
Highs: 15-17


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

An area of low pressure gradually draws in a southerly airflow over the South Island on Wednesday.


Auckland Council declares climate emergency

“By unanimously voting to declare a climate emergency we are signalling the council’s intention to put climate change at the front and centre of our decision making,” says Mayor Phil Goff in a media release just issued by Auckland Council.

Here is the release:


Your Fieldays Forecast for 2019 (+4 Maps)

If you're heading to Fieldays at Mystery Creek here's the latest forecast. While not perfect there is nothing stormy either so dress for cloudy weather at times and perhaps a few showers.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A northwesterly airflow picks up today with a front moving onto the South Island from the west this afternoon / evening. An area of low pressure gradually draws in a southerly airflow over the South Island on Wednesday.