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

An anticyclone brings mainly settled conditions for New Zealand on Wednesday through to Friday although conditions may become unstable inland in the South Island during the afternoons.


Yellow – A warm day across most of New Zealand with afternoon high’s in the high teens or low twenties, reaching into the mid to high twenties for the lower South Island and some inland parts of the North Island.


Yellow – Another warm day across much of New Zealand, especially for inland areas with high’s reaching into the low to mid twenties for most, high twenties for parts of Central Otago and the inner North Island.

Blue – Isolated heavy showers with a risk of thunderstorms for the inner South Island late afternoon / evening.


Hot once again for the upper South Island and much of the North Island on Friday, inland areas will be the warmest with temperatures reaching into the mid to late twenties for inland parts of the North Island in the afternoon. Heavy showers late afternoon / evening for inland parts of the South Island, a chance of thunderstorms also then clearing later in the day.

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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