It’s been a crunchy start for some and yet others have seen some cloud, a few showers and wind roll in, mainly over exposed eastern areas, which has kept the temperature up just a smidgen.
Hamilton has been down as low as minus three this morning and Auckland has also been around the three to four degree mark so the air is cold over the upper north.Temperatures should scrape into the low teens even though Auckland managed just twelve degrees yesterday which is about two below average.
The Mainland has temperatures generally above freezing this morning with Blenheim the only centre hovering around zero.
Eastern and southern parts of both islands could be susceptible to some showers today with a southerly or sou’ west wind which is likely to make it feel a tad chilly.
Elsewhere there’s just a few cloudy spells with considerable sunshine expected and a little milder than eastern areas.
Frosts seems to have occurred more over northern and a few central areas overnight whereas the south hasn’t managed a sighting of Jack Frost in many areas at all. It’s not often that the north beats the south in that department at this time of year.
For the Chatham Islands conditions should ease today after taking a bit of a pounding during the week but showers and gusty winds are still expected to hang about for a little while longer.
Story by weather analyst Richard Green
on 13/06/2012 9:20pm
I’m on the Hauraki Plains and it got down to -2’C. A hard frost on the ground here and it’s still only sitting at about 3’C here.
on 13/06/2012 9:03pm
Thanks for all your responses and the weather is obviously changeable including the temperatures and amount of showers!
on 13/06/2012 8:39pm
I’m in Dunedin, Wakari. Currently sleety and temp 2.5
on 13/06/2012 7:14pm
Shower activity rather more than ” few showers”. It’s been raining on and off all night and promises to persist for the whole day if the latest satellite pics are anything to go by. Wind is fresh from the south-southeast with a present temp. of 3.8deg C.