Today seems to be the warmest day of the weekend ahead of an approaching front.
Upper North Island
Temperatures are expected to be warmer today and although there might be cloudy spells increasing it should remain mostly dry.Winds coming in from the north and west and slowly building.Warm in the north and east today.
HIGHS: 18-26(highest temps out east)
Lower North Island
Clouds building in the west with the chance of rain or drizzly showers later in the day or tonight with nor’ westers increasing.Moderate to mild temps in the west but warmer out east.
HIGHS: 17-23(warmest in eastern districts)
Upper South Island
Cloudy on the West Coast ,Southern Alps and Nelson’s western ranges with some rain, possibly a heavy downpour or two.Elsewhere mostly dry and warm with north to nor’ west winds.
HIGHS’ 16-18 in the west, 20-25 in the east.
Lower South Island
Rain in the west and south with possible heavy falls but mostly dry about Central and North Otago and Dunedin until late in the day or evening.Risk of a few heavy showers then.Mild to warm temperatures inland and about the east coast with nor’ west winds.
HIGHS: 14-17 in the west and south, 18-23 in central,north and east.