High pressure covers New Zealand today bringing light winds, afternoon sea breeze and above average temperatures in many places inland.
Waikato may possibly be the hottest region with afternoon highs in the low 30s expected. The Humidex may be closer to the mid 30s. Inland parts of Auckland may get close to 30 too.
Many inland areas of the country will be in the mid to late 20s with coastal areas closer to the low to mid 20s.
MARCH CLIMATE OUTLOOK:
WeatherWatch.co.nz will be issuing our next Climate/Monthly outlook later today, for the month of March, with an extra detailed look at rainfall over the coming 15 days. Check back later today in our news section.
It will be dry nationwide today.
Due to the coronavirus scare The Weather Company office in Tokyo (which creates the graphics we use in our 4am daily National Forecasts) has been closed, so we’ll be using other maps to help enhance our stories. You can read more about how the coronavirus scare in Japan will impact some of our weather graphics here.
The map today is the 1pm air pressure and rain map courtesy of the MetOcean team in New Plymouth, showing a dry day with light winds and dry skies for most. You can see more in our Maps section.