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

A westerly airflow lies over the North Island today while a south to southwesterly airflow lies over the South Island, a small low situated near central parts of the country slinks away to the east during the day. Anticyclonic conditions for most on Thursday and Friday while a low sits in the Tasman Sea and slowly moves towards the western side of New Zealand.


Yellow – High’s reaching into the mid to late 20’s for a few eastern parts of New Zealand during this afternoon.

Blue – A cold start for the lower South Island inland, temperatures around dawn looking to start in the early single figure range for some.


Yellow – Afternoon high’s just reaching into the mid 20’s for some parts of the upper North Island.

Blue – Another cold start about the far south inland in the early single figure range.


Yellow – High’s may reach into the mid 20 degree range for some parts of the upper North Island on Friday.

Blue – A cool start inland about the lower South Island, no frosts likely however starting around the 3 to 4 degree range for some.

– 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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