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Temperature trends – Warmer than average in the west

Expect warmer than average temperatures in the west of both islands today, highs reaching into the mid to late teens….

Feeling SAD? Turn on some lights, it may lift your mood

SAD (seasonal affective disorder) happens when the days get shorter. The lockdown and Covid situation doesn’t help either. Many New…

Monday’s national forecast

Mainly anticyclonic for New Zealand today, an area of low pressure to the northeast directs a southeasterly airflow over the…

Monday’s weather outlook

Mainly anticyclonic for New Zealand on Monday, an area of low pressure to the northeast directs a southeasterly airflow over…

Sunday’s national forecast – West is warmest & driest, north east the wettest (+4 Maps)

High pressure continues to grow over the South Island while wetter, cloudier and milder airflows affect the North Island, especially…

The Winter Solstice is this Sunday morning! The bright & dark sides of the shortest day of the year:

We’re at the peak of the long dark nights as we approach the winter solstice, which this year is at…

Your Weekend rain update (+4 Maps)

High pressure is expanding over the South Island in coming days while wet airflows brush parts of the North Island,…

Saturday’s national forecast

A ridge lies over the South Island today meanwhile a southeasterly airflow flows over the North Island feeding into a…

RainWatch – A mainly dry weekend for the South Island , some rain in the north

A ridge of high pressure brings mainly dry weather to the South Island on Saturday, it won’t be cloud free…

VIDEO: Your weekend forecast, tracking northern showers and southern frosts

The shortest day of the year is on Sunday and the forecast will see both islands split with mild showers…

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Big Easter Weekend Storm looking likely for NZ (+5 Maps)

One week from now New Zealand may be facing a significant Autumn storm bringing wintry and severe weather, says WeatherWatch.co.nz….

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VIDEO: A severe cyclone, a big high and a powerful Easter Weekend storm

Make the most of the weather over the next few days – one week from now NZ will be stormier….

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Will incoming Tropical Cyclone hit NZ, or juuust miss us?

When cyclone’s approach northern NZ it’s a bit like balancing an egg on a roof. They often tip down one…

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