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InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Tue, Wed, Thu

An anticyclone covers New Zealand for the next three days, unstable conditions may develop for parts of the North Island during the afternoons.


Blue – Late afternoon / evening showers about the upper North Island may become heavy then clearing later on. Low risk of a thunderstorm.

Isolated showers may develop late afternoon / evening about some inland parts of the upper South Island also, especially Buller. The thunderstorm risk is not present however.


Isolated showers late afternoon / evening about the upper North Island (mainly inland), a chance one or two may become heavy with the low risk of a thunderstorm.

Isolated showers may develop about the interior of the South Island also late afternoon / evening.


Heavy showers with possible thunderstorms developing in the afternoon for the upper North Island on Thursday. Afternoon high’s reach into the mid twenties for the lower South Island.

Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned. 

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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