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

Mainly settled and hot weather continues today and Thursday due to an anticyclone, a northerly airflow develops on Friday.


Yellow – Looking hot for most places across the country with high’s in the late twenties, early thirties is possible for some inland North Island spots. The east coast of the South Island gets a slight reprieve due to some cloud cover.

A few isolated showers possible about Central Otago late afternoon / evening.


Yellow – A hot day on the cards with high’s in the mid to late twenties for most, especially just away from the coast. Early thirties for inland valleys and basins of the South Island, also inland parts of the North Island.

Watch for the chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening about inland parts of the lower North Island.


The run of hot weather continues especially in the east of the South Island where early thirty degree temperatures are looking likely. Isolated showers may spring up again for inland parts of the North Island and about Fiordland there may be some heavy rain during 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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