Weather Forecast for Kaikoura


Summary of Kaikoura

Generally clear.

Forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Now in Kaikoura

5°c

Observed at 1:01am from:
stone jug (ICANCHAR2)

Rain (today)0mm
WindN 0km/h
Humidex (Beta)4°c
Humidity89%
Pressure1000.34hPa

Current conditions by The Weather Company

Today in Kaikoura

12°c
Generally clear.
Rain (chance)10%
WindS 19km/h
UV Index2 (Low)
Sunrise7:05am
Sunset5:51pm

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Tonight in Kaikoura

7°c
Generally clear.
Rain (chance)10%
WindNNW 14km/h
Moonrise1:13am
Moonset11:22am
Moon PhaseLast Quarter

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Next 24 Hours in Kaikoura

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5%
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4%
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of rain
4%
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of rain
3%
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SW
24km/hr
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22km/hr
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21km/hr
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21km/hr
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21km/hr
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19km/hr
WSW
18km/hr
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17km/hr
SSW
15km/hr
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14km/hr
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14km/hr
SSE
11km/hr
SE
9km/hr
ESE
7km/hr
E
7km/hr
ENE
7km/hr
NE
8km/hr
NNE
9km/hr
NNE
9km/hr
N
12km/hr
NNW
14km/hr
NNW
14km/hr
NW
15km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Next 9 Days in Kaikoura

Sun 25 Aug
16°c
8°c
Generally clear.
N
11km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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4%
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3%
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3%
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2%
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2%
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of rain
2%
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of rain
1%
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of rain
1%
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of rain
2%
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of rain
2%
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of rain
2%
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of rain
3%
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of rain
3%
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of rain
4%
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of rain
2%
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of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
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of rain
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14km/hr
NW
15km/hr
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13km/hr
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12km/hr
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12km/hr
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12km/hr
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12km/hr
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12km/hr
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11km/hr
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9km/hr
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8km/hr
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7km/hr
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8km/hr
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8km/hr
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10km/hr
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10km/hr
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10km/hr
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9km/hr
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9km/hr
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10km/hr
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9km/hr
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12km/hr
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13km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Mon 26 Aug
13°c
5°c
Afternoon showers.
SW
18km/hr
60%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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3%
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of rain
3%
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of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
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of rain
3%
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of rain
4%
chance
of rain
6%
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of rain
8%
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of rain
8%
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of rain
10%
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of rain
16%
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of rain
18%
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of rain
21%
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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
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of rain
63%
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of rain
59%
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of rain
40%
chance
of rain
34%
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of rain
33%
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of rain
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13km/hr
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13km/hr
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12km/hr
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
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14km/hr
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14km/hr
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14km/hr
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14km/hr
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16km/hr
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17km/hr
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18km/hr
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21km/hr
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21km/hr
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20km/hr
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19km/hr
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17km/hr
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16km/hr
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15km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Tue 27 Aug
11°c
5°c
Morning showers.
SSE
10km/hr
40%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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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
8%
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of rain
8%
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of rain
6%
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of rain
6%
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of rain
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of rain
4%
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of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
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14km/hr
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14km/hr
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14km/hr
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12km/hr
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11km/hr
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10km/hr
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10km/hr
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10km/hr
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9km/hr
ENE
8km/hr
NE
8km/hr
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7km/hr
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7km/hr
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8km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Wed 28 Aug
14°c
6°c
Generally clear.
NNE
8km/hr
0%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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10:00
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3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
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of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
NW
8km/hr
NW
8km/hr
WNW
8km/hr
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8km/hr
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8km/hr
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9km/hr
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9km/hr
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8km/hr
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7km/hr
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6km/hr
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5km/hr
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4km/hr
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6km/hr
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8km/hr
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8km/hr
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8km/hr
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8km/hr
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7km/hr
N
7km/hr
N
7km/hr
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7km/hr
NNW
7km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Thu 29 Aug
16°c
8°c
Generally clear.
N
9km/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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3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
NW
7km/hr
NW
8km/hr
NW
8km/hr
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8km/hr
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9km/hr
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10km/hr
NW
9km/hr
NW
9km/hr
NW
8km/hr
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7km/hr
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7km/hr
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7km/hr
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8km/hr
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9km/hr
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9km/hr
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9km/hr
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9km/hr
N
9km/hr
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9km/hr
NNW
10km/hr
NW
10km/hr
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10km/hr
NW
11km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Fri 30 Aug
12°c
6°c
Afternoon showers.
SSE
12km/hr
30%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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5:00
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6:00
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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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13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
32%
chance
of rain
32%
chance
of rain
32%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
NW
11km/hr
WNW
11km/hr
WNW
10km/hr
NW
10km/hr
NW
10km/hr
NW
10km/hr
WNW
10km/hr
WNW
9km/hr
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9km/hr
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10km/hr
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
SE
10km/hr
SE
9km/hr
ESE
9km/hr
ESE
8km/hr
ESE
8km/hr
ESE
8km/hr
E
9km/hr
NE
9km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 31 Aug
13°c
6°c
Partly cloudy.
SSE
10km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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7:00
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11:00
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12:00
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1:00
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2:00
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3:00
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4:00
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
22%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
NNW
9km/hr
NNW
9km/hr
NW
8km/hr
N
8km/hr
NNW
9km/hr
NNW
9km/hr
NNW
9km/hr
NW
9km/hr
W
8km/hr
SSW
9km/hr
S
10km/hr
SE
10km/hr
SE
10km/hr
SE
10km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
SE
10km/hr
SSE
9km/hr
SSE
8km/hr
SSE
8km/hr
S
8km/hr
S
8km/hr
SSW
7km/hr
SSW
7km/hr
SSW
7km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sun 1 Sep
13°c
6°c
Partly cloudy.
ESE
10km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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4:00
PM
5:00
PM
6:00
PM
7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
10%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
SW
7km/hr
SW
7km/hr
SW
7km/hr
WSW
7km/hr
WSW
8km/hr
WSW
8km/hr
WSW
8km/hr
WSW
8km/hr
SW
7km/hr
SSW
8km/hr
S
9km/hr
SE
9km/hr
SE
10km/hr
SE
10km/hr
ESE
10km/hr
ESE
9km/hr
E
9km/hr
E
10km/hr
E
9km/hr
ENE
9km/hr
ENE
8km/hr
NE
8km/hr
NNE
8km/hr
NNE
8km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Mon 2 Sep
14°c
7°c
Partly cloudy.
E
10km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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5:00
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6:00
PM
7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
9%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
32%
chance
of rain
35%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
N
8km/hr
N
8km/hr
N
8km/hr
N
8km/hr
N
8km/hr
NNW
8km/hr
NNW
8km/hr
NNW
7km/hr
N
7km/hr
NNE
7km/hr
NE
6km/hr
E
6km/hr
E
7km/hr
E
8km/hr
E
8km/hr
ENE
8km/hr
ENE
9km/hr
NE
10km/hr
NNE
10km/hr
NNE
9km/hr
E
8km/hr
SSE
8km/hr
SW
8km/hr
W
8km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company


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Hi there, not really sure

Hi there, not really sure that far out. In the longest of the long ranges models it is hinting at generally higher areas of pressure that are fairly constant. So extreme types of weather could be counted out i.e. heavy rain or gales. There are also hints that there will be periods of southwesterlies followed by northwesterlies then reverting back to the southwest again.

Friday 5th may be a building pattern before a frontal system so increasing cloud with northwesterly winds and a low risk of showers perhaps but that's a pretty long shot. Feel free to check back in closer to the time! :)

Cheers
Aaron

Okay

so who is going to crack first for this weeks forecast? MS have a dismal one where you one sounds pretty good...need to start to make outside plans for the weekend folks!

Am not sure how things were

Am not sure how things were looking this morning but agree it's gonna be a fairly dismal week for the North Island and the forecasts seems to reflect that above. Cheers! :D

Aaron

Fingers crossed for wedding

Hey guys,

I'm getting married outdoors this Saturday 29th Sept in Albany.
Are we going to be safe outdoors or will my guests have to bring their wellys and waterproof poncho's?

Thanks
Typical kiwi guy with a she'll be right attitude!

At this stage it's looking

At this stage it's looking dry mostly although there is the risk of a shower. It is still 5 days away so a little hard to nut out at this point in time. There is some pressure being applied to the situation with a low to the north and another system to the west of New Zealand around that time. So if they speed up the situation could change but hopefully it doesn't deteriorate as we get closer to Saturday.

Cheers
Aaron

warmer weather

Hi there
I am so over this cold spring weather. Can you please tell me when it is likely to get to 20 deg?
Thanks
John

Higher then 20 deg's eh?

Higher then 20 deg's eh? There could be a few nice days perhaps later this coming week. Not sure about the temperature getting over 20 but 18's could be on the cards. We still aren't really near warm summer like temperatures yet as we head into the end of September, just a case of waiting it out for a few months really!

Cheers
Aaron

sunday 30th

got a track day at pukekohe any chance il be getting the knee down or umbrella up?cheers

Looks like anticyclonic

Looks like anticyclonic weather next Sunday so bets are on for settled weather with perhaps sunny skies. It is a while out though and you can get cloudy gloomy days with anticyclones depending on the airflow. Keep an eye out on here for the latest forecasts and hopefully it works out!

Cheers
Aaron

waiheke

hey just wondering is it gona be good day to visit waiheke island this saturday?? thanx

Hi, looks great at this stage

Hi, looks great at this stage - a few clouds and nor'east winds.  Could be a little bit windy and cool if it clouds over, but at this stage going for about 16 or 17 degrees wth sun and cloud :)

raining in south Auckland now

Hey guys its raining in south Auckland atm with no mention of rain thought I would just let you know

 Thanks for that - and

 Thanks for that - and apologies for it not being in the forecast. Wind direction didn't quite go as planned so a few showers clipping Auckland (mostly near the western coastline).  Looks like they'll continue overnight but nothing much.  Typical anyticyclonic gloom!

- WW

Summer

Hi there!

I was just wondering what sort of summer auckland would be in for this year? Do you think we could be up to 30 degrees?
Last summer was a bit of a bust with all the rain so I was really hoping for a scorcher! I know its probably super hard to tell since its quite far away and all.

Thanks :)

Hi there - at this stage

Hi there - at this stage summer may be a bit like winter and spring - no strong dominating weather pattern.  There were talks of El Nino forming and while that still looks likely at the moment it appears to be on hold.  El Nino isn't especially hot for Auckland as it brings more cloud and westerlies into the city.  But we think this summer will be hotter than last summer.  We will have a much better idea as we head towards November.

- Cheers
WW

Facebook

I have just read your piece about following you on Facebook for updates that aren't shown on your website. As someone who doesn't use Facebook, can you please explain why you would put information there but not on your website. As I reply on your site for valuable information in times of extreme weather, it concerns me somewhat that access to such information might be limited. I really appreciate all the work you and your team do to keep us informed. Well done. Thank you.

Hi there - thanks for the

Hi there - thanks for the question.  Basically Facebook is better set up for small updates that don't require an actual news story - for example "Band of heavy showers about to hit Wellington in the next hour".  However we are looking at migrating those updates from Facebook onto our WW page too - so you dont have to be on FB to see those updates (but you would need to be signed up if you wanted to comment on FB updates).  So hopefully by the end of the year or early next year FB and WW will be combined on our homepage - as we don't like anyone missing out on ANY of our updates!

Cheers
Phil

P.S - thanks for your support! :)  Much appreciated.

Double Drat!

I have tons of washing out and it's as black as over the CBD - are we in for a downpour and thunder??

20% of the city should see a

20% of the city should see a light shower or drizzle patch today - but no thunderstorms or major downpours for Auckland. :)

WW

Some cloud

Drat, was expecting a sunny just about cloud free day & it is very cloudy with patches of sun -New Lynn

is there a big storm coming Phillip?

check out weather right now...kinda freaky over takapuna..

Just some big but low level

Just some big but low level clouds moving through - the thickness makes them look extra dark and ominous but nothing much around Auckland at the moment, 80% dry with a few brief showers here and there.

Cheers
Phil

is there a big storm coming Phillip?

lol ok thank goodness for that! i was so scared i warned my partner cause his mum lives out where that massive cloud was. .

cheers for replying.

:)

Some Monday Praise

I'd just like to say what an awesome job you guys do here. Your forecasts are always as accurate as possible, specific and well worded. You really do blow Metservice out of the water. I switched to WW quite some time ago and have never been disappointed and I have even converted my family and friends! So thank you! and keep up the good work - A Big Fan.

is there a big storm coming Phillip?

lol ive converted everyone too hahaha, Weather Watch are the weather BOSS!

;)

Wow - that is incredibly kind

Wow - that is incredibly kind and supportive of you, thank you!  We really do appreciate comments like this - makes what we do so worthwhile! :)

Cheers
Phil

Pukekohe

Lightening storm passed through Pukekohe about 10-15 mins ago - Telly

this is metservice's criteria

this is metservice's criteria for a severe thunderstorm warning

MetService uses the following criteria for severe thunderstorms in New Zealand:
Heavy rain (from thunderstorms): Rainfall of 25 millimetres per hour, or more.
Large hail: Hailstones 20 millimetres in diameter, or larger.
Strong wind gusts (from thunderstorms): Gusts of 110 kilometres per hour (60 knots) or stronger.
Damaging tornadoes: Fujita F1 (wind speeds greater than 116 kilometres per hour (63 knots)) or stronger.

I'm slightly confused as to how the storm we just had didn't warrant a warning, or a watch at least.

we had all of those (maybe smaller hail and no tornado, but looking @ the 'ufo cloud' there certianly was a risk for one)

your pre-warning on facebook meant i could get the washing in pronto. with it only having a few drips on it.

thanks guys keep up the awesome work :)

Yeah, thanks Mel Baker for

Yeah, thanks Mel Baker for the pre-warning on the thunderstorm. Shame WW didn't mention any thunderstorms in their forecast until 15 minutes after her post.

No

problems :) Could it see it coming in from the Kaipara so thought I should say something especially when the thunder started! The intense hail storm was scary though - lasted over 10 minutes :(

I find your reply very rude.

I find your reply very rude. Weatherwatch did an amazing job. even if it was 15 minutes after her post, they had to make sure it was moving, so that they dont make a wrong forecast. just because its raining in Hellensville doesnt mean it will be raining in Henderson. Be greatful, if you were looking at metservice, they didnt mention a thing. weatherwatch did a great job, and for that i thank them. for you on the other hand, grow up and become paitent. at least they told us about it!

We were unsure if they were

We were unsure if they were going to move beyond there, which is why it wasn't included in the forecast until the western ranges suddenly fired up. Yes, it would've been good to have predicted earlier but you have to note these thunderstorms developed within minutes.  We were the only forecaster to include thunderstorms in our public forecasts for 3 hours this evening - at least we were awake and monitoring the skies!

- WW

We were unsure if they were

EXACTLY!!

:) the only reason ppls are hassling WW is because they know WW are the kings of weather now! so deal with it.

:D

Thanks for your support -

Thanks for your support - maybe one day we'll be big enough to take the Govt contract from them! :)

Cheers
WW

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We were unsure if they were

i sure hope so !

:)

What an amazing day that WILL

What an amazing day that WILL be

Thunder in West

As forecast thunder in the west, light rain in New Lynn.

Rain in Auckland - Sunday 16th September

Hi, I dont understand the rain radar / rain forecast maps, so sorry for asking, but is rain expected between 6am and midday on the north shore tomorrow? Looking forward to your response.
Thanks. Aviva

Hi Aviva,At this stage the

Updated reply: 6:29am Sunday

Hi Aviva,

Unfortunately the front has stalled over Auckland (we knew it was going to stall but everything pointed towards that happening further east of Auckland!). Looks as though the rain may linger for a few more hours into Sunday - the late departure of the rain may mean a later arrival for the following showers expected this afternoon.

Cheers

WW

Sunday

Hi Guys - still lovin' your work - but the forecast for Sunday is somewhat interesting!!!

 Hi there - apologies about

 Hi there - apologies about that - we have a small bug in the system and are currently changing things behind the scenes to strengthen our site and prepare for more growth - hopefully this bug will be gone soon.  You'll notice there is a full Sunday forecast next to the one that says "n/a"

Cheers

WW

HAIL

very heavy hail in Kingslasnd right now...the road is white and there is buildup on car bonnets and windscreens!!

There must be a wind chill on

There must be a wind chill on that wind today, as right now (8:00am) metservice is telling me it 14 degrees but sure does not feel like it....

Who's going to blink first.....

As at 11/9 5.37am Metservice has Saturday showing "Fine - dry with northwesterlies", and you guys have "Rain developing late morning or around midday". Who's going to blink first..................

MetService now has rain

MetService now has rain developing :)

WW

Top work!

Top work!

Damn

I was hoping MS were going to be right on this one - I need it fine until 1pm!!!

Haha! Welll, fingers crossed

Haha! Welll, fingers crossed it arrives later in the day - most models seem to think the rain won't get going until during Saturday afternoon - will have a much better idea tomorrow evening.

WW

Hi, can you guys help real

Hi, can you guys help real quick?
How's the weather looking for Sat-Sun, 15th and 16th?
Cheers :)