Weather Forecast for New Plymouth


New Plymouth Summary

Rain.

Forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Now

23°c

Observed at 11:59am from:
Welbourn (ITARANAK5)

Rain (today)0mm
WindNNE 9km/h
Humidex (Beta)29°c
Humidity71%
Pressure1013.11hPa

Current conditions by The Weather Company

Today

23°c
Rain.
Rain (chance)80%
WindN 19km/h
UV Index6 (High)
Sunrise6:57am
Sunset8:16pm

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Tonight

19°c
Rain.
Rain (chance)90%
WindN 18km/h
Moonrise9:32pm
Moonset8:16am
Moon PhaseWaning Gibbous

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Next 24 Hours

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63%
chance
of rain
38%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
52%
chance
of rain
60%
chance
of rain
72%
chance
of rain
82%
chance
of rain
89%
chance
of rain
92%
chance
of rain
94%
chance
of rain
94%
chance
of rain
91%
chance
of rain
89%
chance
of rain
92%
chance
of rain
92%
chance
of rain
78%
chance
of rain
66%
chance
of rain
N
17km/hr
N
19km/hr
N
20km/hr
N
19km/hr
NNW
18km/hr
NNW
17km/hr
N
15km/hr
NNW
13km/hr
N
12km/hr
NNE
12km/hr
NNE
13km/hr
N
13km/hr
N
16km/hr
N
18km/hr
N
19km/hr
N
19km/hr
N
19km/hr
N
19km/hr
N
20km/hr
N
20km/hr
N
22km/hr
N
21km/hr
N
22km/hr
N
24km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Next 9 Days

Fri 22 Feb
21°c
17°c
Rain.
N
26km/hr
90%
chance
of rain
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72%
chance
of rain
82%
chance
of rain
89%
chance
of rain
92%
chance
of rain
94%
chance
of rain
94%
chance
of rain
91%
chance
of rain
89%
chance
of rain
92%
chance
of rain
92%
chance
of rain
78%
chance
of rain
66%
chance
of rain
68%
chance
of rain
65%
chance
of rain
65%
chance
of rain
72%
chance
of rain
69%
chance
of rain
66%
chance
of rain
73%
chance
of rain
75%
chance
of rain
79%
chance
of rain
78%
chance
of rain
90%
chance
of rain
91%
chance
of rain
N
16km/hr
N
18km/hr
N
19km/hr
N
19km/hr
N
19km/hr
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19km/hr
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20km/hr
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20km/hr
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22km/hr
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21km/hr
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22km/hr
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24km/hr
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24km/hr
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25km/hr
N
26km/hr
N
26km/hr
N
26km/hr
N
24km/hr
N
23km/hr
N
21km/hr
N
21km/hr
N
20km/hr
N
18km/hr
N
17km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 23 Feb
20°c
13°c
Generally clear.
SW
29km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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11:00
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92%
chance
of rain
99%
chance
of rain
99%
chance
of rain
98%
chance
of rain
70%
chance
of rain
60%
chance
of rain
45%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
2%
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
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
53%
chance
of rain
N
18km/hr
N
16km/hr
NNW
14km/hr
W
12km/hr
SW
14km/hr
SW
16km/hr
SSW
18km/hr
SSW
19km/hr
SSW
20km/hr
SW
20km/hr
SW
21km/hr
SW
24km/hr
SW
27km/hr
SW
29km/hr
SW
31km/hr
SW
32km/hr
SW
32km/hr
SW
31km/hr
WSW
29km/hr
WSW
26km/hr
WSW
24km/hr
WSW
21km/hr
WSW
18km/hr
W
16km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sun 24 Feb
17°c
13°c
Rainy and windy.
S
44km/hr
90%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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57%
chance
of rain
99%
chance
of rain
94%
chance
of rain
94%
chance
of rain
90%
chance
of rain
83%
chance
of rain
82%
chance
of rain
79%
chance
of rain
79%
chance
of rain
79%
chance
of rain
78%
chance
of rain
73%
chance
of rain
63%
chance
of rain
51%
chance
of rain
46%
chance
of rain
40%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
W
17km/hr
WNW
17km/hr
WNW
15km/hr
WNW
15km/hr
W
14km/hr
W
12km/hr
WSW
13km/hr
WSW
13km/hr
SW
15km/hr
SW
16km/hr
SSW
19km/hr
S
24km/hr
S
28km/hr
S
34km/hr
SSE
37km/hr
S
39km/hr
S
41km/hr
SSE
41km/hr
SSE
42km/hr
SSE
42km/hr
SSE
42km/hr
SSE
40km/hr
SSE
38km/hr
SSE
35km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Mon 25 Feb
17°c
11°c
Generally clear and windy.
SSE
38km/hr
0%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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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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4%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
SSE
34km/hr
SSE
33km/hr
SSE
32km/hr
SSE
31km/hr
SSE
31km/hr
SSE
31km/hr
SSE
31km/hr
SSE
31km/hr
SSE
33km/hr
SSE
33km/hr
SSE
34km/hr
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35km/hr
SSE
36km/hr
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37km/hr
SSE
38km/hr
SSE
38km/hr
SSE
38km/hr
SSE
36km/hr
SSE
33km/hr
SSE
30km/hr
SSE
29km/hr
SSE
25km/hr
SSE
23km/hr
SSE
20km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Tue 26 Feb
21°c
13°c
Generally clear.
SSW
19km/hr
0%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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11:00
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5:00
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6:00
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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
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
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
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
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
SSE
17km/hr
SSE
15km/hr
SSE
15km/hr
SSE
14km/hr
SSE
12km/hr
SSE
12km/hr
SSE
11km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
S
10km/hr
S
11km/hr
S
12km/hr
S
13km/hr
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13km/hr
SW
14km/hr
WSW
16km/hr
WSW
17km/hr
WSW
18km/hr
WSW
18km/hr
WSW
18km/hr
WSW
18km/hr
SW
17km/hr
SW
15km/hr
SW
14km/hr
SW
12km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Wed 27 Feb
21°c
15°c
Partly cloudy.
W
23km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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9:00
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11:00
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4:00
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5:00
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6:00
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7:00
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8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
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
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
SW
10km/hr
SW
9km/hr
WSW
8km/hr
WSW
8km/hr
WSW
7km/hr
WSW
7km/hr
W
8km/hr
W
7km/hr
W
9km/hr
W
10km/hr
W
12km/hr
W
16km/hr
W
18km/hr
W
21km/hr
W
22km/hr
W
24km/hr
W
25km/hr
W
24km/hr
W
23km/hr
W
22km/hr
W
21km/hr
W
19km/hr
WSW
18km/hr
WSW
16km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Thu 28 Feb
20°c
12°c
Morning showers.
SSW
23km/hr
40%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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7:00
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9:00
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10:00
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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
PM
6:00
PM
7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
15%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
WSW
16km/hr
WSW
15km/hr
WSW
15km/hr
SW
16km/hr
SW
17km/hr
SW
18km/hr
SSW
19km/hr
SSW
19km/hr
S
20km/hr
S
19km/hr
S
19km/hr
S
21km/hr
S
22km/hr
S
23km/hr
SSE
24km/hr
SSE
24km/hr
SSE
25km/hr
SSE
24km/hr
SSE
23km/hr
SSE
22km/hr
SSE
22km/hr
SSE
20km/hr
SSE
20km/hr
SSE
19km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Fri 1 Mar
21°c
13°c
Partly cloudy.
SSW
18km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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6:00
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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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12:00
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1:00
PM
2:00
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3:00
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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
20%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
31%
chance
of rain
31%
chance
of rain
30%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
SSE
19km/hr
SSE
18km/hr
SSE
17km/hr
SSE
16km/hr
SSE
14km/hr
SE
14km/hr
SE
13km/hr
SE
11km/hr
SSE
11km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
SSE
11km/hr
S
12km/hr
SW
13km/hr
WSW
14km/hr
W
15km/hr
WSW
17km/hr
WSW
18km/hr
WSW
19km/hr
SW
18km/hr
SW
18km/hr
SW
17km/hr
SSW
15km/hr
SSW
15km/hr
S
14km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 2 Mar
22°c
15°c
Partly cloudy.
SSW
20km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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3:00
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5:00
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6:00
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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
AM
12:00
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1:00
PM
2:00
PM
3:00
PM
4:00
PM
5:00
PM
6:00
PM
7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
5%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
S
14km/hr
SSE
13km/hr
SSE
13km/hr
SSE
13km/hr
SSE
12km/hr
SSE
12km/hr
SE
12km/hr
SE
11km/hr
SE
12km/hr
SSE
11km/hr
SE
12km/hr
SSE
12km/hr
SSW
12km/hr
SW
13km/hr
WSW
15km/hr
WSW
17km/hr
SW
19km/hr
SW
19km/hr
SW
19km/hr
SSW
18km/hr
SSW
17km/hr
SSW
15km/hr
S
15km/hr
S
14km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company


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Comments

A low chance but more then

A low chance but more then likely no, instability is not looking as good for the Auckland area today. Could be an isolated shower or two perhaps.

Aaron

Beach Haven Auckland Rain Sat ???

I cleared the garden waited for the rain to pour down at some point on Sat so didn't refill pool! None came but seeing everywhere else in Auckland had storms the only one's we got were Friday night hardly any rain. So what happened?

The nature of thunderstorms

The nature of thunderstorms is they are often quite isolated meaning some areas may get heavy rain / downpours while other areas close by may see nothing at all. It depends where convergence lines form (where winds meet) and what side of the convergence is more dominant as to which side of the Auckland isthmus* clouds / storms form. Or winds may be equal either side meaning storms form right in the middle. Sometimes this is able to be sussed out in regards to what breeze may be more dominant but other times it can be a bit up in the air, excuse the pun. So when thunderstorms are forecast they are often mentioned as only a "risk" of happening as it can be hard to pin point where they may form.

*An isthmus is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas across an expanse of water by which they are otherwise separated.

Hope that helps!

Cheers
Aaron

Weather in south Auckland

Hi guys what’s the chances of thunderstorms hitting south south Auckland tonight as I work night shift and want to make sure i have the right gears with me

Sorry our reply may be a

Sorry our reply may be a little late, but you've probably realised we do have some thunderstorms - quite a bit flare up at the moment (10pm) but should taper off later. Might be more overnight and tomorrow too (like today, isolated but possibly big).

Cheers and all the best
WW

TOmorrow in Auckland

Hi team between what time can we expect rain tomorrow in West Auckland and what time do you see it easing/clearing?

Hi there, we have the right

Hi there, we have the right ingredients for big downpours, maybe thunder, but like today it may only affect a small portion of the region. This set up is a bit like cooking popcorn in the this analogy!). Keep an eye on our forecasts on Saturday, we tend to live update (which means every 30 mins or so) when the weather becomes unstable/changeable or high demand. 
Cheers :)
Phil D

Thunder

Lots of thunder overhead here in Titirangi in past few mins, no rain as of yet. Is today the highest risk, or is there a higher risk of storms tomorrow?

Hi there, good question as

Hi there, good question as we've had a few risk days this week but the Friday/Saturday period was always most likely to be most active. Still some isolated thunderstorms in West Auckland this afternoon, Saturday has a a similar risk but there may be a few showers with no thunder too. 
- WW

Hedge Trimming

Hi Guys - Ive hired some hedge trimming gear for tomorrow in Auckland...when do you think the worst of the rain will be coming through? Many thanks

Hey there, to be honest with

Hey there, to be honest with you Auckland's forecast tomorrow is very tricky to be precise about as these sorts of downpours can bubble up over quite a large area but only affect a minority. Frustrating! At this stage it looks like there could be both mid to late morning and afternoon isolated downpours, possibly more likely in western Auckland and rural North and South. We'll be likely live updating our Auckland forecast on Saturday to stay on top of this so check back for updates. All the best with the hedge trimming - there should be some good dry spells around.

Cheers

WW

Weather forecasting accuracy

There seems to be a tendency for most forecasts from other providers to be over forecasting .That is they seem to go for the worst case scenario ? Why do they do that ?

NZ Herald are shockers for

NZ Herald are shockers for this. They will "cherry pick" comments from various reputable sources including Metservice and Weatherwatch and report them out of context to suit their dramatic headline.

Hi there, this is due to them

Hi there, this is due to them covering their backs basically, so they can say "see, we warned you" - but the downside is that you become the boy who cried wolf. Thunderstorms in NZ can be especially tricky to be precise about but extra care in the wording of forecasts, plus extra updates, can make a world of difference at reducing "big" forecasts and improving accuracy.

Cheers
WW

Overforecasting.

Thanks for reply. You are correct that they are the boy(s) who cried wolf. Well done Weather Watch

Many thanks :) - WW

Many thanks :) 
- WW

Cyclone Owen

I see the good old NZ Herald has jumped of the deep end again with the bold statement "A tropical cyclone nearing Australia will hit New Zealand just days before Christmas" . What do you guy reckon about Owen?

Hi there, we have a news

Hi there, we have a news story about Owen on our homepage. The remnants may come here but they might only be a few showers or downpours. No storm at all is forecast for NZ at this stage with it likely falling part over eastern Aussie. One to watch though as Owen has reformed and has some potential to reform once again before NZ...but that is currently not what we are forecasting.
Cheers

WW

Thanks guys, nice to see some

Thanks guys, nice to see some sanity prevailing with weather stories compared to attention-grabbing statements with no real substance behind them. Well done.

Sea Breezes

Is not Massey too far from the sea to be bothered with sea breezes and the prevailing SW comes from across the sea anyway

Hi there Not too sure what

Hi there

Not too sure what you are trying to say here. The situation today and again tomorrow for Auckland will be a sea breeze set up. Winds coming from both directions meeting in the middle over the Auckland isthmus.

Cheers
Aaron

Interestingly, Metservice'

Interestingly, Metservice' thunderstorm outlook for tomorrow (wednesday) has 0 risk of thunderstorms for Auckland, with you guys saying they are possible. usually it's the other way around! What's the odds of a t'storm over West Auckland these coming few days (I see you have storms possible wed-fri)

Hey there, yes you're quite

Hey there, yes you're quite right! We're quite a bit more conservative with thunderstorms (which is why Auckland Civil Defence hired us for nearly a decade to reduce their false alarms coming from MetService). Wednesday's risk is mainly in Waikato but it does somewhat spillover into South Auckland (hence our mention). West Auckland, at this stage, looks dry for Weds but Thursday may see downpours further north towards Hokianga drift down into Waitakere. Friday has a similar risk. Overall looks mainly dry but big cloud build ups/downpours/thunder can drift in the sea breezes. Auckland has a LOT of moving parts with the weather sometimes!!
Cheers
Phil D

Daily Temperatures

Why does the Met Service website tell me that it is 30 deg in Te Kuiti today (and it certainly feels it!) and your website says its only 27 deg. How can there be any discrepancy?

Hi there, good question.

Hi there, good question. MetService has select areas where they have a weather station but temperatures can vary quite a bit in NZ within towns/cities. Some can vary by as much as 10 degrees at the same time. Inland there's less fluctuation but normal to expect a few degrees difference. We aren't sure where MetService get their Te Kuiti reading from but you can see many weather stations in your area here www.weatherwatch.co.nz/observations

Cheers
WW

Saturday in Auckland

Hey Aaron/Phil How we looking for sport this Saturday in west Auckland?

Hi there, the weekend is a

Hi there, the weekend is a little 50/50 in Auckland due to downpours and drizzle patches both possible...plus plenty of dry weather too. Looks like an afternoon downpour is possible out west on Saturday PM, but hard to know in advance if it will form/affect western areas or to the rural north or south and avoid the city entirely. Keep an eye on the rain maps for more detail. All the best!
Cheers
Phil

Hi Birthday gathering on

Hi Birthday gathering on Sunday at Waiake beach Auckland....will it be windy?

Winds will be from the

Winds will be from the southwest, a bit breezy at times in the afternoon.

If you go to our Auckland forecasts then scroll down till Sunday, then click on the "View hourly forecast" tab you can see what the wind speeds will roughly be for what time.

Cheers
Aaron

lighting striks hokitika

worst I have seen in 40 years on the coast

Wow!!

Wow!!

Wedding weather

Hi Guys - I'm getting married in Auckland on Tamaki Drive on Friday afternoon...fingers crossed the weather stays the same with some sun but wondering how cold the wind will be from the South at 4pm......we have the option of inside or outside so need to make a call by Thursday morning... thanks in advance

Hi thereTemperatures will be

Hi there

Temperatures will be around 19 to 20 degrees at 4pm, drifting down to 17 degrees at 7pm. Hitting 15 at 10pm.

You can hit the "hourly forecasts" tab under each day and that will give you a rundown of where the temperatures will be at at what time etc. Looks like I got it about right, I forgot we even had that! lol.

Hope that helps!

Cheers
Aaron

Ch ch temp

Hi..as an avid regular follower of your service you might want to check your chch thermometers..been showing 0deg for a few days on the "now" section of your chch forecast.. regards

Hi there, can you please give

Hi there, can you please give us the Station ID so we can remove it. We are working to improve weather sensors next year as we do not operate/own any ourselves. Sadly the NZ Government won't give us access to public weather stations we all have to fund so we always have to find alternatives. 

Cheers
WW

Chch temp

Icanterb108

Do you reckon we are going to

Do you reckon we are going to see gales in Auckland tonight?

Hi there, winds aren't

Hi there, winds aren't expected to be gale force tonight but will be a bit blustery at times. In knots (below) gale force is 30 and up (red). Auckland looks to be mainly in the 15 to 25 knot bracket. It will be a fairly solid wind in exposed places with a few big gusts overnight - possibly briefly gale force in the most exposed areas (like the Harbour Bridge, hill tops, marine areas, etc). Keep an eye on your hourly forecasts for average wind speeds specific to where you are and use the Wind Maps too to help see where the strongest winds will be and when. The low moving in is also falling apart so damaging winds aren't currently forecast.

Cheers
WW

 

Saturday in Auckland

Hi Phil/Aaron, What’s West Auckland looking like tomorrow? When can rain be expected and any dry spells on the horizon? Asking from a cricketing perspective around midday. Thank you

Hi there, Saturday is a very

Hi there, Saturday is a very tricky day to be accurate about because we have both a band of rain moving in, then the risk of some heavy downpours - but it's hit and miss with dry spells developing. Can't answer your question with any real certainty due to the hit and miss nature of tomorrow. Definitely some chances you'll be ok to play then, but equally there could be a downpour that sets in... frustrating weather to plan things around! Sorry we can't be more specific than that.

Cheers
Phil D

School holidays- Auckland

Hi there We’re just wondering if it’ll be a good one or not- all this rain is worrying! Thanks

Hi there We can look out for

Hi there

We can look out for the next 5 to 7 days currently, anything beyond that starts to get a bit hard especially with this type of weather we have at the moment.

Keep an eye on our rain maps if you like, this way you can track areas of rain and where they may move in future. See them here: https://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/forecast-maps/rain

Perhaps mid to late next week conditions are a bit drier :)

Cheers
Aaron

Auckland this Friday/Saturday

Interesting to see that you are predicting "breezy" winds while the other mob are saying possible gales. Hope you are right!

Hi there, we just updated a

Hi there, we just updated a short time ago to say "breezy to brisk" for Saturday (in other words, light in some places but a little blustery in more exposed areas). Gales are possible for a few hours but mostly marine/Hauraki Gulf. The low that is coming in does have strong winds attached but it's also weakening as it comes in.

Cheers!
WW

 

Wellington 1 December

Hi there, As the weekend approaches, can you say with much confidence what Saturday will look like for the capital? Do cloudy patches mean it will be generally fine, does the 30% rain forecast mean it'll be muggy, and when in the day is it likeliest to rain? Doing some contingency planning for a get-together in the backyard. Also wanted to say, love the work you do - have been using WW over MetService for a while, much more useful forecasting in a city like Wellington (2-hour breakdowns mean little in a place filled with microclimates, and the temperature readings are a bit laughable when they're all based on the station away up there in Kelburn!) and a much cleaner UI. Keep on doing what you're doing!

Hi there Looks like there

Hi there

Looks like there will be plenty of high cloud, but areas of mid level cloud too. Some sun may break through at times from afternoon when mid level and high level cloud thins out a touch. The day is looking mainly dry but if a shower or spot of rain were to occur it may happen in the evening as higher level cloud thickens up again but the greatest chance is more overnight. Winds from the ENE and afternoon temperatures are looking in the high teens or early twenties.

It doesn't look overly muggy for Wellington on Saturday, dew points are around 14. That's not totally dry (dry in terms of the air dry) either though. Muggy conditions on Saturday start more about Auckland and especially Northland.

About as much detail as I hope you'll need right now.

Thanks for the kind words! Appreciate it very much! :)

Aaron and Phil

First cyclone of the season?

Hi Phil There looks to be a possibility of a cyclone in early to mid December originating in the Coral Sea A long way out but worth keeping an eye on maybe Cheers Dave

garden function late afternoon and evening 8 or 9 December.

Which is more likely to be dry for a garden dance?

Hi there, accurate forecasts

Hi there, accurate forecasts for events and functions really can only be made a few days out, not 10+ days out. Feel free to ask us next week (also for where). Use our rain maps in the MAPS tab too, as they go out 10 days and give you a general idea as to where the highs and lows will be.

Cheers
WW

Why is your forecast

Why is your forecast different to MetService ?