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Scorching! Low - mid 30s C forecast this weekend and across next week, we break down where:

This week is a bit all over the place temperature-wise, but this weekend and across next week look much hotter nationwide as winds swing more northerly.

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Jan 22 2019 - 11:02am
You'd be forgiven for thinking it may be spring or autumn with the current weather pattern in some parts of the country but a change is coming this weekend.
Jan 22 2019 - 10:33am
The not-so-normal-summer-week continues as we get more of a spring/autumn pattern over the country with temperature fluctuations of over 10 degrees in both islands and surges of wind. Winds will be...
Jan 22 2019 - 7:00am
An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a fresh west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand today. High pressure to the north of New Zealand and a front moving in from the south brings a gusty...
Jan 22 2019 - 4:00am
An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a fresh west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand today. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of PlentyMostly sunny, some morning cloud for Northland...
Jan 21 2019 - 4:00pm
An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a fresh west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand on Tuesday.
Jan 21 2019 - 11:30am
We’re back and in our first video of 2019 we take a detailed look at the State of the Nation weatherwise as we approach the middle of summer.
Jan 21 2019 - 11:11am
This week will feel like summer in the North Island but may feel more like Spring/Autumn in the South Island as two storms in the Southern Ocean churn by disrupting New Zealand's weather pattern.
Jan 21 2019 - 7:00am
An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a fresh west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand today and on Tuesday.
Jan 21 2019 - 4:00am
An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a fresh west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand today. North Island
Jan 20 2019 - 4:22pm
An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a fresh west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand on Monday. North Island
Jan 20 2019 - 7:00am
The tropics directly north of New Zealand is much quieter compared to a year ago with no major storms likely to develop over the rest of January in the NZ area. There are some areas of interest,...
Jan 20 2019 - 4:00am
A deep low in the Southern Ocean is this weekend brushing the South Island bringing warm nor'westers followed by a cooler than average southerly change in the south. A cold front is also tracking...
Jan 19 2019 - 9:11am
WeatherWatch.co.nz receives meteor reports from all over New Zealand and the entire globe, 24/7/365. If you've seen something in the sky please post a comment below - and don't forget to tell us...
Jan 19 2019 - 8:53am
An extreme heatwave already breaking records across Australia is expected to peak in many parts of the country Friday, with temperatures forecast to stay above 40 degrees Celsius (104 F) for the...
Jan 19 2019 - 4:00am
A ridge lies over the North Island today meanwhile northwesterlies build further south, a front pushes onto the lower South Island late afternoon reaching the Nelson / Marlborough regions around...
Jan 18 2019 - 9:40am
Here's how much rain is forecast to come for New Zealand for the rest of January and it shows Canterbury and Northland may be the two driest regions.
Jan 18 2019 - 7:00am
A weak but large high sits in the Tasman Sea today meanwhile a weak area of low pressure lies over New Zealand. Conditions are mainly dry across both Islands but there may be a light shower or two...
Jan 18 2019 - 3:23am
A weak but large high sits in the Tasman Sea today meanwhile a weak area of low pressure lies over New Zealand. North Island
Jan 17 2019 - 11:03am
We have a settled end to the week across New Zealand but an unsettled weekend with wind and rain then a fairly big temperature drop.
Jan 17 2019 - 7:00am
The weather is not too sure what it's up to today with weak areas of high and low pressure about, no extreme weather at either end of the spectrum. A weak front lies about the lower South Island also...