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WeatherWatch.co.nz's Top 10 Thank Yous for 2017

What a long and interesting year 2017 has been. The weather has sure had it's fair share of extremes across all the seasons with perhaps a very wet year followed by a very dry end being the...

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Dec 14 2017 - 10:47am
New Zealand has recently had a heatwave - and now a large portion of Australia is being affected by heatwave conditions this week. But are heatwaves worth all the attention, or are they just normal...
Dec 14 2017 - 7:00am
An anticyclone muscles in over the South Island today while a southeasterly airflow eases over the North Island. High pressure for the North Island on Friday while northwesterlies build further south...
Dec 14 2017 - 4:00am
An anticyclone muscles in over New Zealand today while a southeasterly airflow eases over the North Island. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Dec 13 2017 - 4:00pm
An anticyclone muscles in over New Zealand on Thursday while a southeasterly airflow eases over the North Island.
Dec 13 2017 - 11:58am
The weather pattern around New Zealand is changing a little and that means more variety in the weather. The main change is a lack of high pressure to the east of the country - this will allow inland...
Dec 13 2017 - 11:28am
A more spring-like weather pattern is returning to New Zealand as we head into the second half of December and that means more variety in wind directions, temperatures and dry and wet weather.
Dec 13 2017 - 8:21am
Today is one of the better days of the week for downpours with daytime heating contributing to some big cloud build-ups in both islands and therefore some solid showers too. Already this morning...
Dec 13 2017 - 7:00am
A south to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today then an anticyclone muscles in over New Zealand on Thursday while a southeasterly airflow eases over the North Island. A front pushes onto...
Dec 13 2017 - 4:00am
A south to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, this pushes in some cooler and showery weather to eastern regions although some in the west may see some shower activity also. Northland...
Dec 12 2017 - 4:00pm
A south to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Wednesday, this pushes in some cooler and showery weather to eastern regions although some in the west may see some shower activity also.
Dec 12 2017 - 1:00pm
Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week. Many areas in southern and southeastern Australia...
Dec 12 2017 - 12:03pm
There's no hiding from the fact it's incredibly dry in parts of the country but over the second half of December there will be a bit more 'life' in the weather maps. Since November high pressure has...
Dec 12 2017 - 11:37am
We have some wet weather around a few regions of New Zealand today and tomorrow as a very weak southerly flow moves northwards. WeatherWatch.co.nz has had some great reports for farmers desperate...
Dec 12 2017 - 11:08am
The southerly flow spreading up the country continues into Wednesday with temperatures dropping to more normal, refreshing, levels for many. Those most affected by the cooler air will be in southern...
Dec 12 2017 - 8:38am
WeatherWatch.co.nz head forecaster Philip Duncan speaks with the Ministry for Primary Industries to make sense of it all. Parts of New Zealand are very dry now, which is concerning many farmers and...
Dec 12 2017 - 7:00am
A weakening front moves northwards over the South Island during today while another weak feature may trigger some heavy isolated showers for Northland / Auckland in the afternoon. A south to...
Dec 12 2017 - 4:00am
A weakening front moves northwards over the South Island during today while another weak feature may trigger some heavy isolated showers for Northland / Auckland in the afternoon. Northland, Auckland...
Dec 11 2017 - 4:21pm
A weakening front moves northwards over the South Island during Tuesday while another weak feature may trigger some heavy isolated showers for Northland / Auckland in the afternoon.
Dec 11 2017 - 1:38pm
A refreshing change is coming for parts of the South Island on Tuesday with parts of Canterbury possibly as much sa 20 degrees cooler at the warmest part of the day compared to last Friday when...
Dec 11 2017 - 10:56am
Fiordland - one of the wettest places on earth - has had less rain that desert parts of central Australia over the past 30 days. While New Zealand has been stuck under high pressure for much of the...