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Temperature trends – another cold night for the North Island, very mild in the South

It’s a tale of two islands when it comes to tonight’s temperatures. There couldn’t be a bigger contrast between North…

VIDEO: Some rain is coming for dry regions next week

High pressure lingers over the country until Sunday bringing mostly settled weather. Winds will be light and variable with a…

RainWatch Thursday: Heavy rain later for parts of SI West Coast, dry elsewhere

A frontal system working its way slowly on to the south and west of the South Island later today will…

Thursday’s national forecast – A warmer northerly flow is developing

High pressure remains over the New Zealand area but is slipping off part of the South Island today, allowing for…

Temperature trends – very cold tonight for North Island, milder on Thursday for South Island

After a frosty start to Wednesday across much of New Zealand, with a bracing -5degC at Dunedin Airport for the…

Altocumulus – a real show-stopper

It’s the show pony of the skies – and if you keep an eye out over the next week as…

VIDEO: Big Tasman Sea low may bring a little rain to dry parts of NZ next week

High pressure will dominate the North Island until Sunday while sub-tropical winds are about to quickly warm up the South…

So try this on for size: In just over a month the days start getting longer again! You’re welcome.

We’re now in the peak of the solar winter – the 12 weeks of the year with the least amount…

RainWatch Wednesday: Dry except for far NE and SW

The position and angle of a high-pressure centre between the South Island and the Chatham Islands will keep that pesky…

Wednesday’s national forecast – NZ is smothered in high pressure

A huge block of high pressure is covering the entire country today. We have a couple of cold nights on…

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