Weather Forecast for Alexandra


Alexandra Summary

Cloudy, with morning rain.

Forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Now

10°c

Observed at 5:38am from:
Don Place Alexandra (IOTAGOAL5)

Rain (today)0mm
WindNNW 0km/h
Humidex (Beta)10°c
Humidity87%
Pressure1011.18hPa

Current conditions by The Weather Company

Today

25°c
Cloudy, with morning rain.
Rain (chance)70%
WindNNW 18km/h
UV Index5 (Moderate)
Sunrise7:06am
Sunset8:44pm

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Tonight

13°c
Partly cloudy.
Rain (chance)20%
WindNW 13km/h
Moonrise9:56pm
Moonset8:29am
Moon PhaseWaning Gibbous

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Next 24 Hours

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of rain
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of rain
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0%
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5%
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of rain
5%
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of rain
5%
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of rain
11%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
N
4km/hr
N
4km/hr
N
5km/hr
N
6km/hr
N
8km/hr
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10km/hr
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14km/hr
NNW
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18km/hr
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19km/hr
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16km/hr
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NW
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9km/hr
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10km/hr
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10km/hr
NNW
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9km/hr
NW
9km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Next 9 Days

Fri 22 Feb
22°c
6°c
Light morning rain.
W
19km/hr
70%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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5%
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of rain
5%
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24%
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43%
chance
of rain
66%
chance
of rain
61%
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of rain
40%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
11%
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of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
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of rain
8%
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of rain
0%
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of rain
0%
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of rain
0%
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of rain
0%
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of rain
0%
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of rain
0%
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of rain
0%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
NW
9km/hr
NNW
10km/hr
NNW
10km/hr
NNW
9km/hr
NNW
9km/hr
NW
9km/hr
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8km/hr
W
7km/hr
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7km/hr
WSW
9km/hr
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10km/hr
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12km/hr
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13km/hr
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16km/hr
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17km/hr
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18km/hr
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19km/hr
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20km/hr
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19km/hr
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17km/hr
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13km/hr
W
11km/hr
W
9km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 23 Feb
17°c
8°c
Mostly cloudy.
NNW
12km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
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of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
30%
chance
of rain
38%
chance
of rain
53%
chance
of rain
61%
chance
of rain
68%
chance
of rain
64%
chance
of rain
W
9km/hr
W
8km/hr
W
7km/hr
W
6km/hr
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6km/hr
W
5km/hr
W
4km/hr
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4km/hr
NW
4km/hr
NW
5km/hr
NW
6km/hr
NNW
6km/hr
NNW
7km/hr
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7km/hr
NNE
5km/hr
ESE
5km/hr
SSE
6km/hr
SSE
8km/hr
SSE
12km/hr
SE
15km/hr
SSE
13km/hr
SSE
11km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
SSE
10km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sun 24 Feb
13°c
5°c
Morning showers.
S
19km/hr
30%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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59%
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of rain
35%
chance
of rain
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of rain
24%
chance
of rain
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of rain
24%
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24%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
21%
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of rain
20%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
SSE
10km/hr
S
10km/hr
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10km/hr
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11km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Mon 25 Feb
18°c
8°c
Generally clear.
SSW
10km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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8:00
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10:00
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11:00
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19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
S
9km/hr
SSW
9km/hr
SSW
8km/hr
SSW
8km/hr
SSW
7km/hr
SW
6km/hr
SW
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10km/hr
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10km/hr
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7km/hr
SSW
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SW
5km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Tue 26 Feb
25°c
10°c
Partly cloudy.
NW
10km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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7:00
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8:00
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9:00
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10:00
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11:00
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5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
SW
5km/hr
WSW
5km/hr
W
5km/hr
W
5km/hr
W
5km/hr
WNW
5km/hr
WNW
5km/hr
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8km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Wed 27 Feb
19°c
6°c
Rain developing during the afternoon.
WNW
17km/hr
70%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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8:00
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10:00
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11:00
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3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
66%
chance
of rain
69%
chance
of rain
71%
chance
of rain
70%
chance
of rain
70%
chance
of rain
70%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
NW
8km/hr
NW
9km/hr
NW
9km/hr
NW
8km/hr
NW
8km/hr
NNW
8km/hr
NNW
8km/hr
NNW
9km/hr
NNW
9km/hr
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10km/hr
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12km/hr
NW
14km/hr
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18km/hr
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18km/hr
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17km/hr
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16km/hr
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15km/hr
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14km/hr
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15km/hr
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14km/hr
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13km/hr
SSW
11km/hr
SSW
10km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Thu 28 Feb
19°c
6°c
Partly cloudy.
SSW
6km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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7:00
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8:00
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9:00
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10:00
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11:00
PM
24%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
SSW
8km/hr
SSW
7km/hr
SSW
7km/hr
SSW
6km/hr
SSW
5km/hr
SSW
5km/hr
SSW
4km/hr
SSW
4km/hr
SSW
4km/hr
SSW
4km/hr
SSW
4km/hr
SSW
4km/hr
SW
5km/hr
SW
5km/hr
SSW
5km/hr
S
6km/hr
SSE
6km/hr
SSE
7km/hr
SSE
7km/hr
SSE
8km/hr
S
8km/hr
S
8km/hr
S
8km/hr
S
6km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Fri 1 Mar
21°c
7°c
Partly cloudy.
WSW
9km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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5:00
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6:00
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7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
14%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
S
5km/hr
S
5km/hr
SSW
5km/hr
SSW
4km/hr
SW
4km/hr
SW
4km/hr
WSW
4km/hr
WSW
4km/hr
WSW
4km/hr
W
5km/hr
WSW
5km/hr
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5km/hr
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5km/hr
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5km/hr
SW
5km/hr
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5km/hr
S
6km/hr
S
8km/hr
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9km/hr
S
10km/hr
S
10km/hr
S
9km/hr
S
8km/hr
S
6km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 2 Mar
23°c
9°c
Partly cloudy.
NW
6km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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PM
5:00
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6:00
PM
7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
5%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
SSW
5km/hr
SSW
4km/hr
SSW
4km/hr
SW
4km/hr
SW
4km/hr
WSW
4km/hr
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4km/hr
WNW
4km/hr
WNW
5km/hr
WNW
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
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7km/hr
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7km/hr
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7km/hr
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6km/hr
NW
6km/hr
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
WSW
7km/hr
WSW
6km/hr
W
6km/hr
WNW
5km/hr
NW
6km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company


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Comments

What's going on with this weather???

It feels like it's been raining for at least 4 weeks.

Crappy weather means crappy traffic.

Wait...traffic is always crap in Auckland anyways.

Crap?

How is this crap for Winter? Even with the rain the sun is out most of the time with light winds and highs of up to 18 degrees? Try Winter in Moscow!

Well yesterday was beautiful.

Well yesterday was beautiful. When can we expect a repeat of that again? It feels like it's been wet for weeks!

 Should dry out in Auckland

 Should dry out in Auckland for Fri and Sat... but then more warm rain.  Fingers crossed the westerly change we predicted for the second half of August eventuates.

- WW

There was a nice frost on the

There was a nice frost on the lawn here this morning in Titirangi, Very uncommon with rain coming in from the north, is it?

weather

somebody if i recall predicted drier weather towards end of August.

Temperatures likely to go

Temperatures likely to go under 9 tonight due to clear skies.

Hi there, any idea what the

Hi there, any idea what the weather will be like during next weekend?
Cheers

G'day Next weekend at this

G'day

Next weekend at this stage looks like there is another low approaching but this time in the southern Tasman Sea and a building north to northwesterly airflow ahead of it. Should be dry and warm out in eastern areas, cloud in the west with generally speaking damp weather.

Wouldn't want to try and predict things to much this far out but to try and be a bit more accurate, showers on Saturday in the west turning to rain on Sunday, rain on Sunday more so on the South Island's West Coast.

Cheers
Aaron

 

Thanks for the prompt reply

Thanks for the prompt reply but what?!?!?!?!?!!
Are you telling me we are not going to get a break from this crappy weather for forever?

Cheers

Depends where you live but if

Depends where you live but if in Auckland spring is usually the windiest and most showery season of the entire year.

As we head towards spring the

As we head towards spring the weather systems speed up and we also get some big highs - so fingers crossed the next 7 to 10 days are the last of this wet stuff!

WW

Weekends Weather

When the latest video coming on??

Out now on the front page

Out now on the front page :)

Cheers Aaron

Northand tomorrow

What time is the trough expected to cross Kerikeri tomorrow? I am meant to be flying a light aircraft between there and Whangarei and am looking to beat the storm. Cheers

Most of the forecasting we do

Most of the forecasting we do here at WeatherWatch involves the situation at the surface, for planes (i.e. higher up in the atmosphere) you would be recommended to view official aviation forecasts via the metflight service for TAF's and ARFOR's.

In general terms a trough has already passed over early this morning in the area you mention and another weaker one is due around midday.

Showers are likely to affect Northland for much of today clearing in the evening. 20 knot westerlies early this morning tending southwesterly 20 knots by midday easing to 10 to 15 knot winds this evening, mind you that's at the surface so add another 5 to 10 knots to that where I would imagine you would be flying and your gusting speeds will be 5 to 10 knots above that yet again.

I don't know the abilities of your aircraft and what you can handle in terms of the weather but more then likely I would say it's not the best day to be flying light aircraft up there. Friday morning would be a better bet.

Cheers
Aaron - WW

time of forecast

Hi, I'm looking at your forecast for Auckland, but can't see when it was last updated, so don't know whether it's a recent forecast or from say 12 hours ago. Given how changeable Auckland's weather can be, It would be good if you could add a note to your forecasts identifying when they were last updated (or, if it's already there somewhere, make it a bit more obvious, like on the metservice website).
cheers

Hi there, our forecasts are

Hi there, our forecasts are updated constantly throughout the day.  For example we don't like having a forecast saying "Rain clearing tonight" when the rain has already cleared.  Or "Frosty and sunny" in a 'today forecast' at 11am.

For "Today's" weather we update most hours across the 24 hour day - sometimes a few times an hour if we're tracking a particular shower/band of rain (we might mention it's in Henderson, then the next update 20 mins later may say it's over Albany etc).  We are the only forecaster who does this type of micro-forecasting in our public forecasts.

We update Day 2 a few times a day and Days 3+ are updated around twice a day (as new international data only comes in a couple times a day).

We're trying to keep our site as simplistic as possible so have no plans to add timestamps for forecasts but as you can see the current forecast is being continuously monitored and updated.

Cheers
Phil

Hi just a Question for Saturday the 11th of august

Were having a Bbq For our sons birthday this saturday and Im thinking to change my mind, cause I see itll be raining, So my question is Will it Rain alot in the afternoon or is it just showers?

That's the trucky question.

That's the trucky question.  We know the low will be there and we know a band of rain will come down later on Saturday - but as for when the showers will start and when the rain will start, that's much harder to pinpoint.  At this stage it's showing showers turning to rain in the afternoon.  Will have a better idea in another 24 to 36 hours.

Cheers
PD

Thank you and Ill definately

Thank you and Ill definately get beck to you in 36 hours :)

Ash

Hi
I work up in the Waitaks and today my truck had a pale grey deposit of 'stuff' over it. It was not pollen. could this have been ash? This is up at Karekare.

Hi there It would seem very

Hi there

It would seem very unlikely that it was ash from Tongariro as the wind direction couldn't support ash going up that way. Thanks for your query! :)

Cheers Aaron WW

question about the weather

just a question about tuesday 7th of august is it going to be heavy rain?.

Hi there  -yes potential for

Hi there  -yes potential for heavy falls this afternoon, but may not be widespread.  Keep an eye on our updates late this morning for the very latest once the rain gets closer.

Cheers

WW

Rain

There is quite alot of rain here in Auckland, I hope it's sunny afterwards.

Auckland

Hope it does not rain that much in auckland.

weather girl

Im sure it wont be raining to much here in auckland we have being having lots of sunshine up here in auckland but we being having few spots of showers and rain but other wise its beiing mostly clear and sunny

Been pretty good

I was expecting shocking weather for the last few days but have been pleasantly surprised. We've had a bit of rain, but nothing like expected and even some sunshine yesterday.

Loving it!!

Watching the rain radar all

Watching the rain radar all weekend Auckland was very close to having a wet past few days - we can thank the ranges to our north and east for stopping most of the rain!

- WW

Any inkling when sunny skies would be back again?

Hi,
After two weeks of wet weather I'm longing for good sunny days. Do you see any on the horizon? Thanks

today was pretty darned nice!

today was pretty darned nice! :)

When is this bloody annoying

When is this bloody annoying rain going to leave? I have had enough of it I think we all have . The car hasn't been washed for weeks and its brown now lol this has to be the most crappiest weather I have ever seen

We have another low coming in

We have another low coming in this week (leave the car outside in the rain!) then possibly another behind it.  We're hoping that drier weather will move in towards week 3 of August - but only early days at this stage!

- WW

Outdoor Location shoot

Sunday 12 Aug - how does it look. Is it sunny, rain, cloudy or what? Have an outdoor film shoot :( Anyone can predict!!!

HI there - a bit too early to

HI there - a bit too early to know for sure, so feel free to ask again in a few days time.  In the meantime, click on the Maps link at the top of the page to see what the current models are predicting rainwise for you.

Cheers

WW

Weather forecast

Hi, any idea what the weather patterns are going to be like for August, September and October? We are trying to plan some outdoor works, and need decent dry spells to carry out the works.

All indicators are pointing

All indicators are pointing towards El Nino - which tends to bring windier, drier, weather to Auckland - coupled with spring that further increases the chances of westerlies and less of these nor'easters.  We don't really have a lot of faith in forecasts beyond a month unless we have a strong weather pattern, which we dont at the moment, so for now we're predicting an increase in westerlies for the second half of August,

Cheers

WW

last night

Philip those few showers last night got together and had children. Consistent rain here in West Auckland from 7 p.m. till 3 a.m., some of it quite heavy.
Do you think the volume of precipitation we have experienced over the last few days is likely to increase or decrease over the next few days? The ground must be totally saturated
Cheers Bill

What a great way of

What a great way of describing it!  That's certainly what it felt like...a few showers which then spread and turned to rain.  Very odd weather pattern with these constant bands of showers and rain (and some of those showers, like last night, can catch up with each other and turn to rain) moving in from the north.  Id imagine that it will decrease on Friday but high risk again on Saturday for more rain, and 60% risk for Sunday.  Hard to know if it will be as intense...certainly has the potential but will come down to the luck of the draw on the day as to where the rain clouds organise themselves.  For example last nights heavy rain formed over northern Auckland then shifted south... a little further north it was mostly dry.

- Cheers

Phil

TVNZ has Auckland overnight

TVNZ has Auckland overnight as 4c,the herald as 11,metservice 10.The 4c is even lower than Hamiltons 6.

That seems weird as TVNZ and

That seems weird as TVNZ and the Herald both use MetService data - so either MetService has different feeds for them or they update at different times.  All the mainstream media in NZ use MetService at this stage for their daily forecasts (although more and more are trusting us, which is evident through our Herald videos and quotes in news stories).  No other western nation in the world has a weather monopoly like NZ does with MetService, which is why we're working with the authorities and the Commerce Commission to right this wrong.

We have 9 as the low tonight.  It's been a funny week because if we have a prolonged clear spell in between the rain clouds the temperature could drop to 6...but if the winds and clouds/rain remain, it may hover around 12.  Quite a big difference and 100% dependent on the timing of those clouds/showers and clear spells.

Cheers
Philip Duncan

That train always arrives

That train always arrives right on 2.55pm. When thousands of parents are standing outside classrooms waiting for their little darlings.

Is there a light (or sun) at the end of this 'trainy' tunnel? And just how long will we have to wait for the sun to shine again?

Yeah isn't it odd this is one

Yeah isn't it odd this is one train that always runs on time!?  There is some light at the end of the tunnel - but possibly not for another week I'm afraid

Phil

60% chance of train. Sounds

60% chance of train. Sounds like akl alright...

awesome so what time's this

awesome so what time's this train due? Calling all stations?

Haha, that can sometimes

Haha, that can sometimes be the problem with a typo that's spelt correctly - it doesnt get caught up in the spell check.

The "train" should be arriving this afternoon at Platform Auckland.

:)

PD

Hi what will the weather be

Hi what will the weather be like Friday-Sunday?
Cheers

At this stage a 60% chance of

At this stage a 60% chance of rain or showers.  This low is with us for another 8 days!

- PD

Auckland

Hi there what do you think the weather will be like tomorrow in Auckland at around 12-1:30pm? Is it possible the weather will affect any incoming international flights at the Auckland airport? Thanks :)