Friday sees more high pressure build around the country but more daytime downpours developing, some heavy with possible thunder. It’s still looking hot inland too.
Here are the regional forecasts for Friday
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Quite sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon sea breezes. Hotter inland. More cloudy spells possible today.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with light winds in the morning then afternoon sea breezes. A warm afternoon for inland areas. May be a late heavy downpour around Central Plateau.
Eastern North Island
Sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon east to northeast winds.
Sunny with light winds in the morning. Northerlies turn southerly today, perhaps creating a few clouds but dry.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny weather, afternoon sea breezes. Afternoon cloud build ups but should stay dry.
A mix of sun and cloud with light winds in the morning, afternoon sea breezes.
Mainly sunny with afternoon east to northeasterly breezes. Late afternoon / evening isolated showers develop inland about some hills and ranges, particularly South Canterbury, otherwise dry.
A mix of sun and cloud with light winds in the morning, afternoon sea breezes. May be an isolated shower late afternoon / evening inland about some hills and ranges.
Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon sea breezes. Becoming hot for some inland areas. There may be heavy showers or downpours develop late afternoon / evening for inland areas otherwise mostly dry. Fog and low cloud in coastal parts of Otago lifting and breaking today. Perhaps not quite so hot today inland due to added cloud.