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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Monday

A front moves northwards over the South Island on Monday reaching the North Island in the evening, northwestrlies precede the front then tending west to northwest in behind.

Showers for the western North Island tomorrow, there may be some brief sun now and then otherwise looking mainly cloudy. In the evening a heavier bout of showers move in from the west then easing overnight. Further east conditions are drier with high cloud, temperatures getting into the mid to late teens for the likes of Hawkes Bay.

Heavy rain pushes northwards along the West Coast of the South Island during the day then easing from mid afternoon, out east conditions are drier with some high cloud and gentle northwesterly winds although inland winds could be a little gusty at times.

Blue – Heavy form of precipitation or cold temperatures, typically below 1 to 2 degrees celsius.
White – Snow
Purple – Strong winds.
Yellow – Temperatures around the mid 20 degree mark or over.

Not all regions and towns have been mentioned above. For specific 10 day information for your city, town, rural community or island please see the 1500 forecasts on our homepage!

– Aaron Wilkinson,


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