Weather Forecast for Hamilton


Summary of Hamilton

Showers ease then clear, Westerlies tend Sou'West then ease.

Forecast analysed and prepared by WeatherWatch.co.nz

Now in Hamilton

13°c

Observed at 7:00pm from:
Waikato Innovation Park (IWAIKATO42)

Rain (today)9.91mm
WindWNW 6km/h
Humidex (Beta)13°c
Humidity79%
Pressure1006.77hPa

Current conditions by The Weather Company

Tonight in Hamilton

8°c
Showers ease then clear, Westerlies tend Sou'West then ease.
Rain (chance)40%
WindWSW 30km/h
Moonrise4:06am
Moonset2:54pm
Moon PhaseWaning Crescent

Forecast analysed and prepared by WeatherWatch.co.nz

Tomorrow in Hamilton

15°c
Mostly cloudy, breezy Sou'West winds.
Rain (chance)20%
WindSW 30km/h
UV Index6 (High)
Sunrise6:21am
Sunset7:45pm

Forecast analysed and prepared by WeatherWatch.co.nz

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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Next 9 Days in Hamilton

Fri 25 Oct
15°c
7°c
Mostly cloudy, breezy Sou'West winds.
SW
30km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
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14km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 26 Oct
18°c
8°c
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, Sou'West winds.
SW
20km/hr
0%
chance
of rain
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sun 27 Oct
21°c
12°c
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny, light Westerlies.
WNW
15km/hr
0%
chance
of rain
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Mon 28 Oct
19°c
11°c
Mostly cloudy, the odd shower from afternoon then clearing evening. Westerly winds.
W
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70%
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of rain
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Tue 29 Oct
18°c
8°c
Showers.
WSW
18km/hr
50%
chance
of rain
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24%
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24%
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Wed 30 Oct
19°c
8°c
Partly cloudy.
SSW
23km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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14%
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15%
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of rain
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of rain
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9km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Thu 31 Oct
19°c
9°c
Afternoon showers.
SW
26km/hr
30%
chance
of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
32%
chance
of rain
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of rain
22%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
21%
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of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Fri 1 Nov
19°c
7°c
Morning showers.
SSW
26km/hr
30%
chance
of rain
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of rain
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chance
of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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chance
of rain
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chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
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chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
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chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
SW
11km/hr
SW
10km/hr
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10km/hr
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
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12km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 2 Nov
20°c
9°c
Generally clear.
SSW
23km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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14%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
SSW
11km/hr
SSW
10km/hr
S
9km/hr
S
10km/hr
S
8km/hr
S
9km/hr
S
9km/hr
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9km/hr
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10km/hr
S
11km/hr
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13km/hr
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16km/hr
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18km/hr
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19km/hr
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20km/hr
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23km/hr
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23km/hr
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22km/hr
SSW
21km/hr
SSW
19km/hr
SSW
17km/hr
SSW
14km/hr
S
11km/hr
S
10km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company


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Terrible week,monday be

Terrible week,monday be rain,change to gale SW,tues-thursday be strong SW with cloud,showers and little sun then friday be mostly cloudy and weekend at this stage west to northwest with rain developing.

6 day forecast

Your site is improving, can you add the tide times now please as the sun rise and set are an added bonus thanks. Keep up the constant improvements.
Adrian

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how do i get information on the weather on june 19 2012

According to the papers a

According to the papers a moderate N wind 9.8c-16.8c 1.4mm rain to 6pm.Auckland.

Hi there Go to

Hi there

Go to http://www.wunderground.com. Type in NZAA into the search box and you can select the dates you want and find out various info.

For more specific informoration regarding other weather stations you could try the CliFlo database here http://cliflo.niwa.co.nz/

Cheers
Aaron

TVNZ rain radar

Hi Philip
TVNZ's weather web page has been showing the same rain radar & isobar map for about six days now - I even rang their online people to tell them it was stuck last Friday but it's still the same. So I've given up.

Is there another web site for local rain radar showing a similar local rain radar to TVNZ's? I quite liked it before they changed it
Cheers

Sure there is. You can head

Sure there is.

You can head along to http://www.weatherzone.co.nz then click on the radar images at the bottom depending on where you are looking for.

http://www.metvuw.com is another place, more specifically http://www.metvuw.com/radar/radar.php?location=nz will take you to the radar page. Only issue is they only do 3 hourly updates on metvuw at present.

Then there is the metservice website for radar which is where they originate from at http://www.metservice.com

Cheers
Aaron

Message for Philip

Hi Philip,
Would you be able to tell me the weather around monday this week (10am-2pm)?

Please don't ask me to look at the maps, as I want to know what it it is like, EG Sunny, Showers etc. Any other information is appreciated.

Hi thereAaron here, analyst

Hi there

Aaron here, analyst at WeatherWatch. As guest duely notes it will likely be wet (rain) in the time period you mention with breezy north to northwesterly winds, 20 to 25 kph. Rain eases to showers mid to late afternoon with a westerly wind change.

Cheers
Aaron

Hi Aaron, So no chance of it

Hi Aaron,
So no chance of it being fine? Is it just full on rain? No fine breaks?

Sorry, I'm not real good at weather :(

Thanks

Have just come on duty, so

Have just come on duty, so this is probably a bit late.

Looks like there was rain this morning then it has eased to a few showers late morning as winds changed more northwest, the winds should tilt more to the west during this afternoon. Looks like there are fine breaks out there now and the risk of showers isn't too high now, still a chance of a few passing through but should be mainly dry.

Cheers
Aaron

It will be overcast and wet

It will be overcast and wet with a wind change likely later.

Impressive clouds

Impressive build up of clouds South of New Lynn. Appear to be traveling up the Manukau.

cheers

cheers

Overnight minimum temps

where are they?

They are temp that says

They are temp that says overnight 'max' which was part of a trial we ran to see how people felt about having an 'average' overnight low (as in winter the temp can vary bu several degrees from suburb to suburb).    However we are scrapping this - was interestnig to trial it though as it challenged us to look at the overnight low in a more generic term rather than the minimum which is almost always in Henderson.

WW

Overnight minimum temps

Ok but max's are not as helpful but both would be splendid, so a suggestion, split it out like your competitors & give us a max & minimum as by N/S/E & W. I'm on the Shore which is usually at least 2 above most overnight minimums forecasts but rely on this info to decide weather keep the woodburner chugging along in the middle of the night so as to avoid the kids using a chilly house as an excuse not to get up & dressed & ready for school (it's hard enough without this impediment!). Also this is useful info for sports training (what shall I wear?) that occurs before sunrise so worth considering.

cheers

Please note the temp we have

Please note the temp we have displayed for the evening and then overnight are the most likely temperature experienced across the city.  So it is still the minimum.  The word max is utterly wrong though and we'll be changing that fairly soon along with some other behind the scenes things we're doing to fix a few bugs.  Basically rebuilding the back of the website to handle our continued significant growth.  This will be sorted soon we hope to make it much clearer - but in the mean time each days high and low are displayed on our site. :)  Thanks for your email!

Cheers

WW

Has been raining off and on

Has been raining off and on all morning in Kumeu

Wind whistling & gusting

Clearing away humidity, wind whistling & gust strongly in New Lynn.

Looking foggy out

Any fog warnings about. Foggy out at present.

Have you noticed

Has anyone noticed that the new low looks almost the same shape as and only slightly bigger than NZ?!

great storm last night

I got woken by the thunder, was lying in bed (obviously unable to get back to sleep) checking facebook on my mobile. Thanks for the fantastic updates and thanks especially for posting the link to the rain radar (I was even able to pinpoint the fact that the wee break in heavy rain would be short lived). Unfortunately my phone didn't seem to support the lightening tracker but it was great having the links available anyway.

It's kind of nice to know, in the middle of the night, when there's a big noisy (?scary) storm going on and you have only sleeping kids to protect you (haha) that there are other people out there thinking and talking about it, it even helped me to feel a little less lonely in the middle of it all!

Thanks Weather Watch!

Venus

Wow, impressive forecasting yesterday re storm. The clear starlit skies were impressive after the storm passed. Venus was extra clear,big and bright.

Thanks very much - and this

Thanks very much - and this is the beauty of WeatherWatch.co.nz - we're as enthusiastic about the weather as our readers/followers so we are always working to ensure our updates are, in fact, up to date as something develops - like last night!  Thanks again for the nice message

Cheers
Phil

Metservice just made it a

Metservice just made it a Moderate risk for storms tonight, and the rain radar is showing a big storm headed for auckland!

Yep we've also raised our

Yep we've also raised our risk to moderate now, and low risk for hail.  Looks like we'll get a few rumbles/flashes. But the problem with Auckland is that it's so big, one end can have thunder/lightning and the other stars/clear skies! (forecasters nightmare!)

PD

Your Auckland Lightning radar

Your Auckland Lightning radar is showing a nice wee storm just off the coast of the kaipara harbour, 133 strikes in the past hour, and it's warranted Metservice to give a low risk of storms tonight, with a moderate risk tomorrow morning, what do you think about this, because I'm not seeing it on the forecast here

Anyway
Keep up your guys awesome work!

Storms went from being just a

Storms went from being just a handful (that we were monitoring but they weren't big enough to warn of) then mid evening they exploded into life (from 100 strikes an hour to 1200!)  prompting both us and MetService to up their risks to moderate - then WW went a step further raising that risk to high by 10pm.  Was a great thunderstorm that's for sure!

PD

Christchurch Fog

Heading to Christchurch early tomorrow morning - is the fog in Christchurch going to be a problem???

Hi thereThere is a resonably

Hi there

There is a resonable possibility that it could cause issues. Keep up to date with your airline and the weather conditions at the time is your best bet.

Cheers
Aaron

Got to be there are 5am so

Got to be there are 5am so will have to rely on the boys with iphones to check it out - or just talk to the airline when we get there. Thanks for your quick reply and lets hope it doesnt!!!!!!!

No worries The cloud is

No worries

The cloud is lowering here as the temperature goes down, I suspect it'll become foggy again very soon so chances just went up for there being delays at the airport here in Chrsitchurch tomorrow morning.

Cheers
Aaron

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