Here’s the forecast for January 1st across Aotearoa, New Zealand.
- AM – New Year’s day is likely to begin with showers and patchy rain around parts of Wellington, Manawatu-Wanganui, Taranaki and Waikato, due to the remnants of the cold front. Drizzle and dry spells too.
- PM – During the Afternoon showers are likely in the North Island mainly across interior areas and Northland. Some may be accompanied by thunderstorms due to daytime heating.
- Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland will be mostly sunny on New Year’s day, while showery rain is likely to remain on the West Coast and Tasman areas.