Weather Forecast for Christchurch


Summary of Christchurch

High cloud, light North to Nor'West winds.

Forecast analysed and prepared by WeatherWatch.co.nz

Now in Christchurch

20°c

Observed at 8:00pm from:
Riccarton (ICHRIS60)

Rain (today)0mm
WindN 0km/h
Humidex (Beta)22°c
Humidity62%
Pressure1008.91hPa

Current conditions by The Weather Company

Tonight in Christchurch

14°c
High cloud, light North to Nor'West winds.
Rain (chance)0%
WindNNW 15km/h
Moonrise3:36am
Moonset3:09pm
Moon PhaseWaning Crescent

Forecast analysed and prepared by WeatherWatch.co.nz

Tomorrow in Christchurch

19°c
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, East to Nor'East winds.
Rain (chance)10%
WindENE 25km/h
UV Index8 (Very High)
Sunrise5:48am
Sunset8:43pm

Forecast analysed and prepared by WeatherWatch.co.nz

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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Next 9 Days in Christchurch

Sat 23 Nov
19°c
13°c
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, East to Nor'East winds.
ENE
25km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sun 24 Nov
27°c
11°c
Some high cloud, Nor'West winds change Southerly in the afternoon.
S
20km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
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7%
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10%
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11km/hr
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13km/hr
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18km/hr
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18km/hr
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19km/hr
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16km/hr
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12km/hr
SE
8km/hr
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6km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Mon 25 Nov
17°c
9°c
Any morning cloud clears then mostly sunny, East to Nor'East winds freshen.
ENE
25km/hr
0%
chance
of rain
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Tue 26 Nov
21°c
14°c
Sunny, East to Nor'East winds.
ENE
20km/hr
0%
chance
of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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13km/hr
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12km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Wed 27 Nov
25°c
10°c
High cloud, chance spot of rain late afternoon / evening. Breezy Nor'West winds.
NW
25km/hr
25%
chance
of rain
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3%
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of rain
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of rain
4%
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of rain
4%
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of rain
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of rain
24%
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of rain
32%
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of rain
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of rain
34%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
22%
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of rain
22%
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of rain
22%
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of rain
16%
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of rain
16%
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of rain
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12km/hr
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24km/hr
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23km/hr
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21km/hr
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17km/hr
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14km/hr
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12km/hr
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10km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Thu 28 Nov
20°c
12°c
Partly cloudy.
NNE
21km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
10%
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of rain
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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%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
SW
10km/hr
WSW
10km/hr
WSW
8km/hr
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8km/hr
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8km/hr
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14km/hr
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20km/hr
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19km/hr
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17km/hr
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15km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Fri 29 Nov
20°c
11°c
Mostly cloudy.
WNW
13km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
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6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
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of rain
5%
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of rain
9%
chance
of rain
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chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
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12km/hr
NNE
11km/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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10km/hr
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
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10km/hr
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9km/hr
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15km/hr
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13km/hr
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
ENE
10km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sat 30 Nov
21°c
13°c
Partly cloudy.
NE
18km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
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5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
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
2%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
ENE
10km/hr
NE
10km/hr
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10km/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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11km/hr
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19km/hr
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19km/hr
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19km/hr
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18km/hr
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18km/hr
NNE
17km/hr
NNE
17km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company

Sun 1 Dec
24°c
15°c
Partly cloudy.
N
20km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
The Weather Company
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10:00
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9%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
NNE
17km/hr
NNE
17km/hr
NNE
17km/hr
NNE
17km/hr
NNE
17km/hr
NNE
16km/hr
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16km/hr
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17km/hr
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17km/hr
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18km/hr
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24km/hr
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25km/hr
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24km/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
N
17km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by The Weather Company


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I look at both metserivce nz and weather watch nz , it is hard for me to say which one is the best . I probably prefer to come to weather watch , due to i think it is more accurate , plus i find good articles on daily basis , and most important , i love that questions get answered by admin , so i big thanks for weather watch admin , thanks so much and also people should be liking that also .

Now my question is not only about the weather but to weather watch i say ,do you have your own satellites or you really on someone else , im asking this because i have noticed that between metservice and weatherwatch there is a sometimes a small or huge weather reading in which i get really confused which one should i believe it trying to be accurate , just recently i visiting metservice and they said weekend looks fine though cold still remains while weather watch says odd showers still visible on saturday ,so take that as an example i hope it makes sense . So basically is this due to whats showing on the radar or your predictions .

thanks

Hi there -thanks for your

Hi there -thanks for your question.  We no longer monitor MetService forecasts - we use entirely independent data via the US Govt, a private US firm and a NZ company called MetOcean - then we create our own forecasts from that.   Like any competiting businesses we have different ways of reading the weather.  We let the public judge who they prefer.  Neither is perfect and both say they are the best!  So we let the public decide.  But our forecasts are 100% seperate from MetService - and we're very proud of what we've achived without the huge tax funding they have.

Glad to have you along - and thanks for taking the time to write in.

Cheers
Philip Duncan.

How accurate is the Sunday

How accurate is the Sunday forecast? As in MetService they shown an opposite forecast to here - Sat fine spell, while Sun shower.

It will remain wet and

It will remain wet and windy,another low coming straight down from the north next week,until then it be wet with southwesterlies.

Hi there, we don't monitor

Hi there, we don't monitor their predictions because they flip flop too much.  Our forecast is about to updated in the next couple of hours - both Sat and Sun have shower risks.  The reason for the two forecasters being around the other way is because really this is just about wind direction - Sat could become dry then Sun a few showers form in the SWer.  But you can also argue a few showers may linger on Sat morning and Sun could be mostly dry at first!  Either way - we expect the weekend to be mostly dry but very cold on Saturday with a risk of an early shower.  Sunday also has a low risk of a few showers and cloudy spells from the Tasman.  Check for our update this evening.

- WW

hPa

1017 hPa - for Auckland, I think you may want to 'tap the glass' and see if the mercury moves!

Your stats for 1400 20/6/13:

Rain: 80%
Humidity: 57%
Wind: W 55kph Sunrise: 07:36
Sunset: 17:08
Barometer: 1017hPa

Regards

Andrew

Hmm, thanks for noticing

Hmm, thanks for noticing that.  WeatherMap seem to be having tech issues today (they supply our maps and raw data - we write the forecasts).  We'll let them know!

Thanks - and sorry for the error.
Cheers

Phil

tokoroa

will tokoroa get snow fall in the latest storm

Thunder and Hail!

Just had a Thunderstorm with Hail in Blockhouse Bay!

West Auckland this afternoon/evening

Hi there, we have an outdoor market planned in New Lynn this afternoon/evening and are wondering if we should make the call to cancel today's market - any advice on weather in New Lynn from 4.30 - 9pm today? Many thanks!

Showers and clear spells -

Showers and clear spells - but showers are going to increase at some point.  Showers get into lanes of traffic basically - and you can have busy lanes and empty lanes (clear).  It's hard to know if we'll be in the busy lane, the quiet lane, or a combination of both - simply because of the size of this system.  Sorry we can't be more specific!

WW

8.30 am Thursday Sun shining

8.30 am Thursday Sun shining at Mairangi Bay Not what was forecast

Yeah those big showers are

Yeah those big showers are just running a few hours later than expected - they're still coming in though. Make the most of the calmer, sunnier spells now - they will be gradually fading away today!

Cheers

WW

What is the probability of

What is the probability of hail tomorrow?

Moderate to high risk

Moderate to high risk

Is it goin to be on and off

Is it goin to be on and off or? Heavy hail or just small amount?

Thanks!

On and off most likely. The

On and off most likely. The hail will be heavy when and if it falls :)

Cheers
WW

Thanks so much! Too bad i

Thanks so much! Too bad i want snow but hail is alright I guess! Thanks again! :)

Hi I have a 7am flight from

Hi

I have a 7am flight from auckland to Queenstown on sat morning arriving at 8.45 what are the chances of this flight making it in ?

Thanks for u help

Depends on the pilot who is

Depends on the pilot who is flying you :D

Snow should clear Friday night and they may well have cleared the runways before your flight is due in Queenstown. It will be very very cold on Saturday morning though so potential ice build up could cause issues. Best to check with your airline on the day.

Cheers
WW

thunder tonight?

Hey there, will there be any thunder storms in auckland tonight?]

Hi there - please see our

Hi there - please see our forecast above as it's the most detailed and most up to date.  Are a few t-storms just west of the city now - so a chance of a few flickers this evening. We'll be keeping a close eye on it and will update if we think they are heading inland.

Cheers!

WW

Camping this weekend

I have a large camp with planned (20 people) on the West Coast this weekend and need to make a call whether to cancel it in the next day or so. At this stage the forecast is OK, although a little cold! I suspect the ground at our location will be quite boggy too. From what I've been reading the weather system is moving slower than expected, does this mean the there is a chance that the bad weather will spill over into Saturday?

Yeah at this stage it's

Yeah at this stage it's looking as though it will clear fast - and sou'easters are very cold, but can often bring sunny weather.  This site might be helpful for you: http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/Greymouth+New+Zealand+NZXX0012?dp=windsdp

Cheers and all the best - dress for freezing conditions!

Thanks for the clarification,

Thanks for the clarification, should have mentioned will be West Coast of North Island, doh!

It will be still awful north

It will be still awful north of about taranaki in the west with lots of cloud,showers with cold southwesterlies.

tornado

hi wil new zealand/auckland be having any tornadoes? im very terrified.thank you. hazel

Hi there Hazel - it's

Hi there Hazel - it's possible we might get some damaging squalls - but tornadoes are not in our current predictions.

Winter storm

Is it going to hail/sleet or just heavy rain and strong winds(how strong?)? Is it going to be very cold?

Thanks

Hail possible for Auckland on

Hail possible for Auckland on Thursday, also early Friday.

No sleet or snow.

Winds will be strong from the southwest on Friday possibly gusting to gale in exposed western areas.

Cheers
WW

Typical.

Typical.

Auckland weather

Is it going to snow in auckland? I mean probability like 50% or? I live in west auckland.

Unlikely to happen there

Unlikely to happen there guest, I'd say a 0% chance of that happening sorry to say.

Cheers
WW

chance of precipitation

How is chance of precipitation measured?

There are two factors to

There are two factors to consider.

One is what is the actual chance of rain or showers happening on a given day for the whole city in general.

The second factor is how much of a percentage will the forecast precipitation cover the city in question. Rain we will often quote a higher percentage factor as rain systems generally cover a much broader area. Showers are often here and there sort've thing's so are often quoted at around 60% for example.

Cheers
Aaron 

Interpretation of rain percentage

Hi Aaron
I've often wondered about the rain percentage. Just to be clear, if WW says that Auckland has a rain chance of 60%, should I read that as:
"60% of the Auckland conurbation is expected to receive rain" or
"if I stand still in a 'normal weather spot' in Auckland, I'll be rained on for 60% of the time" or
"if I stand still in a 'normal weather spot' in Auckland, I have a 60% chance of getting wet/drowned" or
"60% means 'don't blame me'" (compared with "30% means 'don't be surprized'; 10% means 'worth a risk') or
"there is a 60% chance that the wet system will be in the vicinity around that time" or
something else.
I'm keen to have a sentence in my head when I read the percentage.
Ta heaps.
Wayne

Hi Wayne - good question!  It

Hi Wayne - good question!  It can be argued two ways - that 60% of the city will see showers, or that 60% is slightly higher than moderate chance of a shower at your place.  We tend to actually combine both of those when we make the percentage.  It's there as a guide only to add another dimension to the precipitation prediction.  

If we had 40% chance of showers, then chances are the day will be mostly dry - or that they will be isolated.
If we had a 40% chance of rain (rather than showers) then that would indicate the front is very weak.

We have plans to make the site a little more self explanatory - which we hope to do that in the coming months.

Cheers

Phil

Snow in Auckland

What is the likelyhood of a small snow fall in the ranges around Auckland later this week?

Looking fairly unlikely at

Looking fairly unlikely at this point in time. While the air being dragged up from down south is expected to be very cold it is now being modeled not as cold as before.

Cheers
WW

Next week

Will there by dry days next week in Auckland central?

Auckland...well.... be wet

Auckland...well.... be wet and windy as per normal.

Hi there - yep we expect a

Hi there - yep we expect a few dry days - and hopefully mostly dry weather (despite a few showers).  Will know more once this storm has started to move through.

Cheers
Phil

Sunday - Any flooding in your suburb?

I know it's Monday today but I'm curious how widespread and which streets or suburbs in Auckland had flooding on Sunday.

Is there flooding on your street on Sunday?

Not sure about this one

Not sure about this one sorry! :)

Cheers
Aaron

Tuesday morning weather

What will the weather be like in Auckland from 5am til 8 am tomorrow?

Hi there Much like what it

Hi there

Much like what it says in the forecast above.

A mix of clear and cloudy spells, the odd shower possible but long dry periods too. North to northwest winds.

Cheers
Aaron

Monday 17th afternoon south Auckland

How is looking for the afternoon on Monday 17th for south of Auckland? Thnx

Mon arvo

Hi there

Looks likely to be one or two showers moving through but long, dry breaks as well :)

WW

Monday

Good day for the Auckland zoo?

zoo

Should be ok if you get under cover inbetween odd shower :)

WW