I hate "nice" weather

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Ok, I don’t really “hate” it.  But my idea of nice weather and your idea of nice weather may be on the opposite ends of the spectrum.

Weekend update: A bit wetter?

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As things start to get a bit more unsettled out over the Tasman, that energy will head east and bring us some showers for this weekend and into next week.

Winter outlook

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La Nina is gone and neutral conditions have returned to the tropical Pacific…and are expected to continue through much of the winter.  An El Nino may develop, but that is not expected until the end of the season.

Friday's national forecast

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The shorter the forecast, the better the weather.

That's not always true, but today it's right on the money.

Unless you were hoping for rain.  Then you will have to wait until Monday.

How's the last day of autumn where you are?

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It started off a bit cold and foggy in the Waikato this morning.  But the skies have since opened up and we have bright sunshine and mild temperatures.

How are things by you today?  Did it feel like the last day of autumn to you?

Homepage image/ Greg Taylor

Queensland's wet start to winter

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Many parts of Queensland can expect significant rainfall over the next few days as a low pressure trough deepens over the state.

Updated weekend outlook

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New Zealand is still looking pretty settled for Queens Birthday weekend, right up until the holiday itself.

Thursday’s national forecast

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Our incoming ridge of high pressure is still on track and on schedule.  It still has the potential to produce some precipitation though, as it moves in off the Tasman.

Wednesday's national forecast

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The ridge of high pressure that should give us a lovely holiday weekend will be responsible for keeping parts of the South Island under a threat of showers for today and tonight.

Queen's Birthday weather forecast

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It’s still just over a week away, but here’s a rough, sneak-peek at what the weather looks like for the Queen’s Birthday.