Weather Forecast for Whanganui


Summary of Whanganui

Generally clear.

Forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Now in Whanganui

16°c

Observed at 9:05am from:
Whanganui East (IWHANGAN7)

Rain (today)0mm
WindNNE 1km/h
Humidex (Beta)17°c
Humidity71%
Pressure1013.55hPa

Current conditions by The Weather Company

Today in Whanganui

21°c
Generally clear.
Rain (chance)0%
WindW 15km/h
UV Index9 (Very High)
Sunrise5:49am
Sunset8:23pm

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Tonight in Whanganui

12°c
Generally clear.
Rain (chance)10%
WindNE 8km/h
Moonrise3:54am
Moonset4:13pm
Moon PhaseWaning Crescent

Computer generated forecast by The Weather Company

Next 24 Hours in Whanganui

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9%
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of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
NW
14km/hr
WNW
13km/hr
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12km/hr
W
12km/hr
WSW
12km/hr
SW
12km/hr
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11km/hr
SW
11km/hr
WSW
10km/hr
SSW
8km/hr
S
8km/hr
S
6km/hr
SE
5km/hr
E
5km/hr
NE
5km/hr
NNE
5km/hr
NNE
6km/hr
N
6km/hr
N
7km/hr
NNW
8km/hr
N
9km/hr
NNW
10km/hr
NW
12km/hr
NW
14km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Next 9 Days in Whanganui

Sun 24 Nov
22°c
14°c
Generally clear.
WNW
24km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
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of rain
9%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
8%
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of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
NE
5km/hr
NNE
5km/hr
NNE
6km/hr
N
6km/hr
N
7km/hr
NNW
8km/hr
N
9km/hr
NNW
10km/hr
NW
12km/hr
NW
14km/hr
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16km/hr
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18km/hr
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20km/hr
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23km/hr
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23km/hr
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24km/hr
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25km/hr
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24km/hr
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23km/hr
NW
20km/hr
NW
17km/hr
NW
17km/hr
NW
16km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Mon 25 Nov
21°c
11°c
Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun.
SE
18km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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11:00
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8%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
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
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
NNW
14km/hr
NNW
13km/hr
NNW
13km/hr
NNW
11km/hr
N
7km/hr
NE
5km/hr
E
5km/hr
ESE
6km/hr
ESE
9km/hr
ESE
13km/hr
ESE
16km/hr
SE
17km/hr
SE
16km/hr
SSE
17km/hr
SSE
19km/hr
SSE
19km/hr
SSE
18km/hr
SSE
19km/hr
S
17km/hr
SSE
15km/hr
SSE
12km/hr
SE
9km/hr
SE
8km/hr
SE
6km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Tue 26 Nov
22°c
12°c
Partly cloudy.
WNW
19km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
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chance
of rain
9%
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of rain
8%
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of rain
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chance
of rain
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chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
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
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
ESE
5km/hr
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4km/hr
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4km/hr
ENE
5km/hr
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
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5km/hr
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5km/hr
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7km/hr
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10km/hr
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12km/hr
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15km/hr
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17km/hr
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19km/hr
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20km/hr
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20km/hr
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18km/hr
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16km/hr
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14km/hr
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13km/hr
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12km/hr
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12km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Wed 27 Nov
22°c
13°c
Generally clear.
NW
25km/hr
10%
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
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
3%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
NNW
11km/hr
NNW
11km/hr
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11km/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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16km/hr
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17km/hr
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19km/hr
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20km/hr
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22km/hr
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24km/hr
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25km/hr
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25km/hr
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24km/hr
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22km/hr
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20km/hr
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18km/hr
NNW
16km/hr
NNW
16km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Thu 28 Nov
20°c
13°c
Generally clear.
WNW
20km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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7:00
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8:00
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9:00
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10:00
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11:00
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19%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
NNW
16km/hr
NNW
16km/hr
NNW
16km/hr
NNW
16km/hr
NNW
15km/hr
NNW
15km/hr
N
15km/hr
NNW
14km/hr
NNW
15km/hr
NNW
15km/hr
NW
17km/hr
NW
17km/hr
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18km/hr
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19km/hr
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20km/hr
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20km/hr
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20km/hr
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20km/hr
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18km/hr
WNW
17km/hr
WNW
15km/hr
NW
14km/hr
NW
13km/hr
NNW
13km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Fri 29 Nov
21°c
14°c
Partly cloudy.
NW
20km/hr
20%
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
12%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
NNW
12km/hr
NNW
12km/hr
N
11km/hr
N
12km/hr
N
13km/hr
NNW
14km/hr
N
14km/hr
NNW
15km/hr
NNW
16km/hr
NNW
18km/hr
NW
19km/hr
NW
20km/hr
NW
20km/hr
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20km/hr
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21km/hr
WNW
21km/hr
WNW
20km/hr
WNW
19km/hr
WNW
17km/hr
WNW
16km/hr
WNW
15km/hr
NW
14km/hr
NW
13km/hr
NW
13km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 30 Nov
21°c
12°c
Partly cloudy.
W
17km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
View Whanganui hourly forecast ▼
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2:00
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3:00
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4:00
AM
5:00
AM
6:00
AM
7:00
AM
8:00
AM
9:00
AM
10:00
AM
11:00
AM
12:00
PM
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
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
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
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
NNW
12km/hr
NNW
12km/hr
NNW
11km/hr
NNW
12km/hr
NNW
12km/hr
N
12km/hr
N
12km/hr
N
12km/hr
N
12km/hr
NNW
13km/hr
NNW
14km/hr
W
14km/hr
WSW
15km/hr
SW
16km/hr
SW
16km/hr
SW
17km/hr
SSW
17km/hr
SW
17km/hr
SW
17km/hr
SSW
16km/hr
S
14km/hr
SE
14km/hr
E
13km/hr
ENE
12km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sun 1 Dec
22°c
15°c
Partly cloudy.
NW
18km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
View Whanganui hourly forecast ▼
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1:00
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2:00
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3:00
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4:00
AM
5:00
AM
6:00
AM
7:00
AM
8:00
AM
9:00
AM
10:00
AM
11:00
AM
12:00
PM
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
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
ENE
12km/hr
NE
11km/hr
NE
12km/hr
NE
12km/hr
NE
11km/hr
NE
12km/hr
NE
12km/hr
NNE
11km/hr
NNE
11km/hr
N
12km/hr
NNW
13km/hr
NW
14km/hr
NW
15km/hr
WNW
16km/hr
WNW
17km/hr
WNW
18km/hr
WNW
18km/hr
NW
18km/hr
NW
16km/hr
NW
15km/hr
NNW
13km/hr
NNW
12km/hr
NNW
13km/hr
N
13km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Mon 2 Dec
22°c
16°c
Partly cloudy.
NNW
26km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
View Whanganui hourly forecast ▼
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2:00
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3:00
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4:00
AM
5:00
AM
6:00
AM
7:00
AM
8:00
AM
9:00
AM
10:00
AM
11:00
AM
12:00
PM
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
8%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
N
13km/hr
N
14km/hr
N
14km/hr
N
15km/hr
N
16km/hr
N
16km/hr
N
17km/hr
N
17km/hr
N
19km/hr
NNW
20km/hr
NNW
22km/hr
NNW
24km/hr
NNW
25km/hr
NNW
26km/hr
NNW
26km/hr
NW
27km/hr
NW
26km/hr
NW
26km/hr
NNW
24km/hr
NNW
23km/hr
NNW
21km/hr
NNW
20km/hr
NNW
19km/hr
N
19km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company


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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

Hi there, our forecasts are

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

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

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

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

Cheers
Phil

Hi just a Question for Saturday the 11th of august

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

That's the trucky question.

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

Cheers
PD

Thank you and Ill definately

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

Ash

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

Hi there It would seem very

Hi there

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

Cheers Aaron WW

question about the weather

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

Hi there  -yes potential for

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

Cheers

WW

Rain

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

Auckland

Hope it does not rain that much in auckland.