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Weather Forecast for Dunedin

Quite cloudy, some sunny spells. Nor'East winds freshen.

Now

13°
Dunedin
Observed at 6:19am from:
Maori Hill (IDUNED40)
Rain (today)WindHumidexHumidityPressure
-mmENE 0km/h14°86%1036.54hPa

Today

17°
Dunedin
Quite cloudy, some sunny spells. Nor'East winds freshen.
Rain (chance)Rain (amount)WindUV IndexSunriseSunset
20%traceNE 30km/h3 (Moderate)6:59pm6:21am

Tonight

12°
Dunedin
Mostly cloudy, fresh Nor'East winds.
Rain (chance)Rain (amount)WindMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
20%traceNE 35km/h4:41am1:14pmWaxing Gibbous

Next 24 Hours in Dunedin

Next 9 Days in Dunedin

Sat 4 Apr
Sat 4 Apr
19°
Day
13°
Night
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, Nor'East winds.
NE
25km/h
0%
chance
of rain

trace
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, Nor'East winds.
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Sun 5 Apr
Sun 5 Apr
18°
Day
13°
Night
Mostly cloudy, Nor'East winds.
NE
20km/h
20%
chance
of rain

trace
Mostly cloudy, Nor'East winds.
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Mon 6 Apr
Mon 6 Apr
15°
Day
8°
Night
A few showers with cool Sou'West winds.
SW
20km/h
60%
chance
of rain

5.4mm
A few showers with cool Sou'West winds.
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Tue 7 Apr
Tue 7 Apr
16°
Day
7°
Night
Sunny areas and some high cloud, Westerlies.
W
15km/h
20%
chance
of rain

1.6mm
Sunny areas and some high cloud, Westerlies.
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Wed 8 Apr
Wed 8 Apr
10°
Day
9°
Night
Mainly dry but could be a few showers. Cold winds.
WSW
26km/h
40%
chance
of rain

trace
Mainly dry but could be a few showers. Cold winds.
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Thu 9 Apr
Thu 9 Apr
15°
Day
9°
Night
Partly cloudy.
W
20km/h
20%
chance
of rain

trace
Partly cloudy.
View hourly forecast
Fri 10 Apr
Fri 10 Apr
13°
Day
8°
Night
Afternoon showers.
W
24km/h
50%
chance
of rain

2.9mm
Afternoon showers.
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Sat 11 Apr
Sat 11 Apr
11°
Day
7°
Night
Morning showers.
W
28km/h
30%
chance
of rain

1.1mm
Morning showers.
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Sun 12 Apr
Sun 12 Apr
12°
Day
8°
Night
Partly cloudy.
W
30km/h
20%
chance
of rain

trace
Partly cloudy.
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Naoks on 31/03/2020 11:00am

Anyone seen the meteor went towards west around 23:58 today?

Clyde Dawson on 1/04/2020 1:49am

Saw fireball going south to North. What was it?

Tom Hughes-Ross on 29/03/2020 7:39pm

Hi Phil,

Just wondering how far behind in terms of drought we are here in rural north west Auckland (Kumeu area). It feels like we have had quite a bit of rain but I’m surprised to see how dry the ground is still. Thanks, Tom

WW Forecast Team on 29/03/2020 9:45pm

Hey Tom, good question. The rain has been very hit and miss so not everyone has relief. Ultimately we need an 80 to 120mm rain event over a couple days to really make an impact. Even half of that would be very helpful but may not be quite enough to put a nail in this drought event. Showers next 7 days won’t be much, especially with evaporation. Fingers crossed for rain around the middle of April.
Phil D

Andrew Douglas on 29/03/2020 4:45am

Hi Guys – we are based in Twyford Hastings and have seen in some models 100mm+ forecasts and with hail likely. we are pip fruit growers and with large volumes of high vague crop due to harvest this week, can you comment on our likelihood of getting through unscathed ??

WW Forecast Team on 29/03/2020 7:48am

Hi Andrew

If hail comes down tomorrow it will probably be of the smaller variety or maybe none at all. Heavy rain is possible although at this stage it may sit just offshore, it depends on the exact placement of an occluded front which is lying on the coastal fringe tomorrow. If it comes onshore a touch there could be the potential for very heavy rain, but if it’s just offshore it may mean only a few showers or spits.

Tuesday could produce isolated heavy showers with a chance of bigger hail late afternoon / early evening but this may be more inland about the ranges then clearing there at night.

Cheers
Aaron

Andrew on 29/03/2020 1:17am

Hi guys – how many mm of rain do you think Taupo ( kinlock) is due tomorrow afternoon and over what period – considering it says thunderstorms! Concerned farmer !!

WW Forecast Team on 29/03/2020 3:52am

Hi there

Bit of a hit and miss scenario for you tomorrow. Thunderstorms due to their nature means you could get heavy downpours in one area then down the road you may not get much, so a bit hard to put a figure on anything. Isolated heavy falls may deliver 10 to 30mm in a short period of time, perhaps a little more if you are lucky. But on the other end of the scale if you miss it might be a 3 to 5mm kind of day.

Hope it goes your way!

WW

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