Temperatures are still very low right across New Zealand as a southerly, that dumped snow on the North Island, continues to move cold Antarctic air. Temperatures plummeted to as low as -6 in Lumsden this morning and has only recently made it to 2 degrees. The Radio Network’s head weather analyst Philip Duncan says from Auckland to Invercargill it’s still very chilly. “Auckland has a current ‘feels like’ temperature of around 8 degrees, while a biting southerly blowing in Wellington is delivering a ‘feels like’ temperature of just 7”.
Central Otago is mostly hovering around 3 degrees this hour, with Dunedin still only on 4.
The warmest places in New Zealand are the Chatham Islands on 15 thanks to a warm northerly, Whakatane and Tauranga are also on 15 with sunny skies, while it’s 16 across Coromandel Peninsula.