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Cool change slowly heading to Auckland

A significant cool change – the same one that brought relief to Sydney on Sunday – is about to bring relief to Auckland, predicts forecasters.

A slow moving front is approaching from the Tasman Sea and behind it a much cooler south west change. says a good example of what is moving north is to see what is happening just south of the upper North Island.  As of 11:15am it was just 16 degrees in New Plymouth but 25 degrees in Auckland. has revised Auckland’s high up to 26 or 28 degrees as the front and associated clouds take longer to arrive and clear skies to the east allow for solid heating of the city.

Cooler sou’westers will move over Auckland tonight and tomorrow morning conditions will be significantly cooler when many wake up.

However the humidity won’t be away for too long.  An east to north east flow is predicted in time for the weekend with showers and humidity returning to the upper North Island.

Homepage image / File, A bank of cloud moves into Dunedin with a cold change behind it / AJ Barnes


Wayne on 8/02/2011 1:23am

Love the humidity! Feel like I live somewhere tropical.

Guest on 8/02/2011 12:10am

Ahhh back to my air conditioned office. Annual Leave saved for March and April….cool clear days of endless sunshine and reasonable humidity 🙂

Mel on 7/02/2011 10:43pm

you had my hopes up there for a moment Phil! This humidity is so draining!

Celtickiwi on 8/02/2011 12:41am

Argh, tell me about it! Im so over this heat. . . . I might pack up my family and move to the south Island, near the Alps, in the snow . . . yeeeep, sounding good to me.

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