South Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A large low pressure system brings unsettled weather to most of New Zealand today, it may appear calm in the morning for much of the North Island then conditions deteriorate this afternoon. A broad low pressure system lies over New Zealand on Wednesday, dry for many in the morning then showers move in during the afternoon.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A large low pressure system brings unsettled weather to most of New Zealand on Tuesday, it may appear calm in the morning for much of the North Island then conditions deteriorate during the afternoon.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

A large high to the southwest of New Zealand and a low to the east direct a cold south to southeasterly airflow into the South Island today, especially the lower South Island. Meanwhile the rest of the country has a mix of weather due to lighter shiftier winds. A large low pressure system brings unsettled weather to most of New Zealand on Tuesday.


Monday's weather outlook

A large high to the southwest of New Zealand and a low to the east direct a cold south to southeasterly airflow into the South Island on Monday, meanwhile the North Island has a mix of weather due to lighter shiftier winds.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

Mostly anticyclonic for the North Island on Saturday bringing mainly settled conditions, a slight area of low pressure and a weak frontal zone bring a few showers or some rain to some South Island regions. A cold southerly blast is looking to push northwards over the South Island on Sunday meanwhile a northwesterly airflow lies over the North Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

Dry for most of New Zealand today however a front brings some rain to the lower South Island and showers to the upper West Coast of the South Island. Mostly anticyclonic for the North Island on Saturday bringing mainly settled conditions, a slight area of low pressure and a weak frontal zone bring a few showers or some rain to some South Island regions.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

Dry for most of New Zealand on Friday however a front brings some rain to the lower South Island and showers to the upper West Coast of the South Island.

Any morning low cloud or fog breaks about the upper North Island on Friday then mostly sunny, mostly sunny elsewhere for the rest of the North Island although Wellington sees cloudy areas.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today, a front moves onto the lower South Island overnight. Dry for most of New Zealand on Friday however a front brings some rain to the lower South Island and showers to the upper West Coast of the South Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather on Thursday, a front moves onto the lower South Island later in the evening or overnight.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A large anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today however unstable conditions may develop about some North Island regions this afternoon, mainly inland. An anticyclone continues to bring mainly settled weather on Thursday, a front moves onto the lower South Island later in the evening or overnight.