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Weather Headlines for Friday – Settled and becoming warm, hopefully some rain early February

Settled from Friday through to early next week

An anticyclone moves over New Zealand today and hangs around this weekend and early next week, this brings mainly dry and settled weather.

MSLP / Rain map Friday 28th January 2022 4:00pm –

Temperatures warm up inner South Island Friday

Yesterday was cooler for the South Island but this afternoon temperatures about inland areas will already be climbing up into the high twenties (Central Otago, Mackenzie Country), Saturday sees many South Island regions bounce back into the mid to late twenties perhaps even early thirties inland. Meanwhile the North Island has afternoon temperatures mostly in the mid to late twenties apart from a few coastal spots with onshore winds.

Map shows: Maximum Temperature (°c) in the afternoon of the day shown.
Map shows: Maximum Temperature (°c) in the afternoon of the day shown.

Rain moving in early February

After some settled weather hopefully there will be some rain develop about northern and western regions early February thanks to a low descending into the Tasman Sea from the tropics. More info by clicking here.


Peter Thomas Langer on 27/01/2022 10:21pm

i wish i had 3 wet summers like aus and parts of the south island if you think the south island hasnt study niwas maps

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