Weather Forecast for Taupo


Summary of Taupo

Partly cloudy.

Forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Now in Taupo

19°c

Observed at 9:00am from:
Hilltop School (IWAIKATO45)

Rain (today)0mm
WindW 0km/h
Humidex (Beta)23°c
Humidity84%
Pressure1017.61hPa

Current conditions by The Weather Company

Today in Taupo

27°c
Partly cloudy.
Rain (chance)0%
WindWSW 10km/h
UV Index11 (Extreme)
Sunrise6:17am
Sunset8:37pm

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Tonight in Taupo

13°c
Generally clear.
Rain (chance)10%
WindW 11km/h
Moonrise5:08am
Moonset8:16pm
Moon PhaseWaning Crescent

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Next 24 Hours in Taupo

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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Next 9 Days in Taupo

Sat 25 Jan
28°c
14°c
Partly cloudy.
WSW
13km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sun 26 Jan
30°c
16°c
Generally clear.
WSW
7km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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5%
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
4%
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of rain
5%
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Mon 27 Jan
28°c
16°c
Generally clear.
WNW
8km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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of rain
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of rain
2%
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of rain
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of rain
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Tue 28 Jan
26°c
15°c
Partly cloudy.
WNW
13km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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of rain
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of rain
12%
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of rain
11%
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of rain
7%
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of rain
9%
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of rain
10%
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of rain
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Wed 29 Jan
25°c
15°c
Partly cloudy.
W
13km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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11%
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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
11%
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of rain
10%
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of rain
9%
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of rain
14%
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of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
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of rain
18%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
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of rain
23%
chance
of rain
24%
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of rain
WNW
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Thu 30 Jan
25°c
12°c
Generally clear.
WSW
15km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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24%
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of rain
17%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
18%
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of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
31%
chance
of rain
30%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
19%
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of rain
16%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
WNW
10km/hr
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10km/hr
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8km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Fri 31 Jan
25°c
13°c
Generally clear.
WSW
14km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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5%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
WSW
9km/hr
WSW
9km/hr
WSW
9km/hr
WSW
9km/hr
WSW
9km/hr
WSW
9km/hr
WSW
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15km/hr
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14km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 1 Feb
25°c
14°c
Partly cloudy.
WSW
15km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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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
PM
11:00
PM
4%
chance
of rain
4%
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
1%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
W
11km/hr
W
11km/hr
W
11km/hr
W
10km/hr
W
10km/hr
W
10km/hr
W
11km/hr
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11km/hr
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12km/hr
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13km/hr
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14km/hr
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15km/hr
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16km/hr
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17km/hr
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18km/hr
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18km/hr
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18km/hr
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18km/hr
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18km/hr
WSW
18km/hr
WSW
17km/hr
WSW
16km/hr
WSW
15km/hr
WSW
14km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sun 2 Feb
26°c
14°c
Partly cloudy.
W
12km/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
PM
11%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
WSW
13km/hr
WSW
12km/hr
WSW
11km/hr
WSW
11km/hr
WSW
11km/hr
WSW
11km/hr
WSW
11km/hr
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10km/hr
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10km/hr
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10km/hr
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11km/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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13km/hr
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13km/hr
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14km/hr
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14km/hr
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15km/hr
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14km/hr
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12km/hr
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10km/hr
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10km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company


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Comments

I agree

Winter really is mostly pleasant up North and relatively short. We're half way through already. Spring for me is the worst season in Auckland with the incessant SW winds.

Yes if we talking about lack

Yes if we talking about lack of frosts,but its been so overcast on many days like this past week.

Funny the nights are clear as

Funny the nights are clear as the day's are so dreary.

Variable weather today

sunrise,fog rolls in,fog clears,sunshine & now very cloudy New Lynn North.

Fog?

Any forecast for FOG around country tomorrow?

Parts of the Central North

Parts of the Central North Island, Waikato, Auckland and Northland look like they could well get fog again tonight so that means tomorrow morning also. Elsewhere should be mostly fog free.

Cheers
WW

sunshine & cirrus

Now a beautiful day in New Lynn North as the cloud cover blows away with SW wind. Great to see expanses of blue with cirrus dancing about.

sunshine & cirrus

I am a born & bred Westy, where I spent the first 27 years in New Lynn and have never heard of New Lynn North. Can you please explain where that is.... I'm guessing you actually mean Kelston.
So would Green Bay be New Lynn West, Avondale New Lynn East & New Windsor New Lynn South and New Lynn itself now known as New Lynn Central?

Fog

Hi Guys
Off to visit my 97 year old aunt tomorrow - do you still think there will be fog - and is it likely to be bad enough to close the airport for regional flights? Thanks!

Hi there - that's always the

Hi there - that's always the big question!  We do have fog in the forecast both Sat and Sun around Waikato and Auckland, but just like clouds in the sky, fog patches can form anywhere - so very hard to predict the answers to your questions.  At this stage we see no strong evidence that fog will linger and cause major problems - but keep checking back.   The current cloud ceiling may reduce the chance of fog if it remains in place overnight too.

We aren't expecting widespread fog problems across the rest of NZ either, so fingers crossed all will be ok. 

Cheers

WW

Frost

Hi Guys,

Looking at an early start for golf on Saturday, with an overnight low of 7 forcasted can I assume that there is no chance of a frost delay.

Frosty conditions are quite

Frosty conditions are quite unlikely but there could be some fog in the morning. Couldn't see the temperature dropping below 6 if it tried. A low overnight Friday / Saturday morning of 8 to 7 degrees seems resonable.

Cheers
WW

under 7 already,only 910pm,if

under 7 already,only 910pm,if it stays like this till 5am then clouds over like it usually does,it be a chilly one in the morning.

Very few rainy days

Is it just me or have there been very few rainy days this winter? It seems to rain at night a bit, but the days seem mostly clear. Is this going to be a continuing trend?

Hi there, yes it's been

Hi there, yes it's been fairly dry in Auckland lately - but we have had a few good solid wet days over winter, but I'd agree that we've had many dry days, more than some other winters that's for sure.  Will be good to see the NIWA figures at the end of this month to confirm.

Cheers

Phil

Cold

It was unbelievably cold today in West Auckland. I woke up around 7am and went outside... the temperature was -1c. I cant even believe it. Do you think my thermometer was just messing up with me or it was really cold?

Some areas around Auckland

Some areas around Auckland were very cold last night even though the airport only dropped to 4 degrees, so your thermometer may be correct.

WW

Hello Team, Is there ever

Hello Team,
Is there ever going to be an weatherwatch phone app. Met service have one but it is borderline crap.I think you guys would do a much better job.

Hi there, actually our app

Hi there, actually our app went live this past weekend!  We're still finding bits and pieces to fix - but feel free to download it yourself and have a play (Apple and Android).   Unlike MetService our app is free.  We'll be launching it properly in the next week or so :)

Cheers!

WW

WW App

OMG OMG OMG OMG - Downloaded it yesterday and it is brilliant!!! Full of information and really clear. Better than any others I have seen!! Well done WW!!

APP

Downloaded it last night - looks good

Another crap week of cloud

Another crap week of cloud again though weekend looks brighter at this point.

Rain Today

Hi There,

I have looked at the rain maps for Auckland today i want to spray my outdoor area for moss and i need to let it dry for 12 hours do you think that's possible for today and tomorrow? i have looked at metservice and like usual they are confusing me by saying few showers so could you please help me.

Thanks

Rachael

Yep, we even called them out

Yep, we even called them out on that in our Herald weather video - southerlies in Auckland rarely bring showers.  In fact a southerly in Auckland is similar to a nor'wester in Chch (except for the temp!) - it's often dry.  In saying that. we also mentioned in our video that the reason Met are forecasting showers is because they are brushing the western coastline - and a few might affect the far west of the city this afternoon.  That's about it really. Check their rain radar too - before spraying.

Cheers

Phil

Is there ever gonna be

Is there ever gonna be another cold snap to hit New Zealand or its the last one? Just curious. Thanks

snow

it snowed in red beach, Auckland today I was coming back from Albany and there was piles thick of snow

Not snow but hail

I drove past that as well - while it certainly looked like snow, it was hail that settled on the ground.

No snow!!

Hmmm I think you are seeing things...

 HI there, it's far too warm

 HI there, it's far too warm for snow in Auckland today but you've just come past a major downpour so almost certainly a significant hail storm in there - we have the perfect clouds for hail at the moment around parts of Auckland.  Thanks for the update!

WW

You never know, plenty of

You never know, plenty of winter still left to go so could well be.

WW

Funny how the lows always

Funny how the lows always position themselves in such a manner the ensure the maximum SW flow over Auckland.

Rainbows & sundog

Great morning enjoying clouds,sunshine,rainbows and sundog. Never get sick of the beauty of mother nature in Auckland's skies.

Rain on the weekend

Hi WW team. Can you tell me the likelihood of rain over the weekend? Which day will be driest? Saturday or Sunday. I am shifting house. Oh...and would you like to help? :)
:) Cheeky me. :D

Not cheeky at all! But if you

Not cheeky at all! But if you click on MAPS above and then Rain, it will show exactly what is happening this weekend rainwise.  At this stage both days look unsettled but Sunday may be sunnier and drier for Auckland (even though Sunday is when a cold change is heading north!).  Keep an eye on those maps - they will give you far more detail than we can. :)

Cheers and all the best with the move!

- Phil

i just checked the rain map

i just checked the rain map and it says no data :(

Weather on the 13th and 14th of July

We have a birthday coming up this weekend and are trying to get a feel for what the weather will do. Your forecast for these days differs considerably from metservice - especially on Sunday. When will there be a clearer / more consistent view on weekend weather?

This weekend is an odd one

This weekend is an odd one for Auckland - Saturday looks wet but while Sunday has the exact same chance of rain (generally speaking) the southerly wind may see most of the rain fall in other parts of the North Island - allowing Auckland to remain dry.  South to south east winds are normally dry for Auckland - but in saying that, we're aware there is a lot going on weatherwise this weekend.  Thats why the forecasts are all different - they are still trying to work out where everything will be lined up.  We longer monitor MetService predictions so can't comment on their forecasts other than that outside of 5 days their forecasts are just computer generated so can flip flop (like our smaller regional centres do).  Things will consolidate more in the next day or two.

- Cheers

WW

Thanks, that helps (sort of)

Thanks, that helps (sort of)

Cloud Cover

Hi, It will be great if you can help identify what is the best location in Auckland to sight the crescent for the new lunar month. I am looking for a location facing the west, with the least cloud cover between 5 and 6pm. Any thoughts?

Moonrise

Moonrise is at 8:17:PM http://rasnz.org.nz/SolarSys/2013/MoonRandS.shtml. North Head will give best view.

Moon

X fingers for the clouds not obscuring the new moon :) Try looking at the Kelston Community centre, an elevated position with 360 views and shelter. Westhaven can offer a great view looking up the harbour too. Both have free parking. Watch for thieves!

Westcoast beach maybe or one

Westcoast beach maybe or one of the volcanic mountains,though you contend with lights,anyway it probably be raining as it seems to be of late.

Hi there I can tell you about

Hi there

I can tell you about the weather but I'm not familiar with locations in Auckland for sighting this sort've thing, a high point away from city lights?. Perhaps another member of the public can help?

As for the weather between that time. Right on about 5 or 6pm high cloud is going to thicken from the west and anywhere you go may be no good for viewing things in the sky. You might sneak in there before high cloud starts to thicken up but it is borderline.

Good luck!

WW

GaleForce here now

GaleForce here now

For Auckland? Westerlies have

For Auckland? Westerlies have picked up a bit but not reaching gale force. Winds are technically moderate to fresh and gusting into strong territory at times.

Perhaps you could be in a very exposed area however, above is going via Auckland airport and Whenuapai obs.

WW

It was SW about 2.30pm and

It was SW about 2.30pm and another squall gone through just now SW direction again.

Re:Cold air starting to move in

Hi referring to this cold air, when do you reckon it will reach Auckland?

Auckland isn't really getting

Auckland isn't really getting a cold blast - just the highs will drop this week. The colder air has already started to move in - the highs and lows  this week are all much lower than last week. 

Cheers

WW

Already 11c at 7pm,dropping

Already 11c at 7pm,dropping like a rock as its clear,maybe 6/7 tonight.

Mainly sunny with light southerly winds after low cloud clears

Should know by now anticyclone centre directly north of the country results in complete all day cloud in western areas.