Weather Forecast for Taupo


Central Plateau Summary

Sunshine and clouds mixed

Forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Now

23.4°c

Observed at 5:39pm from:
Gillies Ave area, Taupo (ITAUPO8)

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Rain (today)0mm
WindSW 6.4km/h
Humidity46%
Pressure1016hPa

Current conditions by Weather Underground

Today

22°c
Sunshine and clouds mixed
Rain (chance)10%
WindWSW 19km/h
Sunrise5:45am
Sunset8:36pm

Computer generated forecast by Weather Underground

Tonight

12°c
Partly cloudy
Rain (chance)10%
WindWSW 19km/h
Moon PhaseWaning Crescent
Moon Illuminated8%

Computer generated forecast by Weather Underground

Next 24 Hours

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14km/hr
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10km/hr
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8km/hr
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6km/hr
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13km/hr
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13km/hr
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14km/hr
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14km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Next 9 Days

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Sat 16 Dec
24°c
13°c
Sunshine and clouds mixed
WSW
14km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
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33%
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24%
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24%
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13km/hr
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14km/hr
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14km/hr
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14km/hr
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13km/hr
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8km/hr
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6km/hr
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5km/hr
E
5km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Sun 17 Dec
26°c
16°c
Partly cloudy in the morning
NW
14km/hr
50%
chance
of rain
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65%
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of rain
50%
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11km/hr
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11km/hr
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13km/hr
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11km/hr
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8km/hr
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6km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Mon 18 Dec
22°c
10°c
Showers early then thundershowers developing later in the day
SW
19km/hr
100%
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20%
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13km/hr
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14km/hr
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16km/hr
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16km/hr
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14km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Tue 19 Dec
24°c
12°c
Partly cloudy
SW
21km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
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7%
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of rain
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0%
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of rain
1%
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of rain
2%
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of rain
4%
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of rain
5%
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of rain
ESE
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5km/hr
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21km/hr
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19km/hr
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19km/hr
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18km/hr
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14km/hr
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13km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Wed 20 Dec
23°c
11°c
Sunshine and clouds mixed
SW
24km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
Weather Underground
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5%
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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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0%
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of rain
0%
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of rain
1%
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of rain
2%
chance
of rain
4%
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of rain
WSW
14km/hr
WSW
16km/hr
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14km/hr
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14km/hr
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16km/hr
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18km/hr
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14km/hr
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13km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Thu 21 Dec
26°c
15°c
Partly cloudy
SW
21km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
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5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
7%
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of rain
7%
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
5%
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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
0%
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of rain
0%
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of rain
0%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
5%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
SSE
10km/hr
SSE
8km/hr
SE
6km/hr
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8km/hr
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8km/hr
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8km/hr
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8km/hr
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18km/hr
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13km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Fri 22 Dec
27°c
13°c
Partly cloudy
SW
19km/hr
10%
chance
of rain
Weather Underground
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7%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
7%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
2%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
1%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
0%
chance
of rain
3%
chance
of rain
4%
chance
of rain
6%
chance
of rain
8%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
W
13km/hr
WSW
13km/hr
W
11km/hr
WSW
11km/hr
WSW
11km/hr
WSW
10km/hr
SW
10km/hr
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10km/hr
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16km/hr
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16km/hr
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18km/hr
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19km/hr
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19km/hr
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21km/hr
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21km/hr
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21km/hr
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18km/hr
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16km/hr
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13km/hr
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11km/hr
ESE
13km/hr
SE
11km/hr
ESE
10km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Sat 23 Dec
25°c
13°c
Some sun in the morning with increasing clouds during the afternoon
SE
10km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
Weather Underground
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8:00
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9:00
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10:00
PM
11:00
PM
9%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
14%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
46%
chance
of rain
47%
chance
of rain
48%
chance
of rain
49%
chance
of rain
52%
chance
of rain
ESE
10km/hr
SE
8km/hr
ESE
6km/hr
SE
6km/hr
SE
6km/hr
SE
6km/hr
SE
6km/hr
SE
6km/hr
SE
6km/hr
SE
6km/hr
SE
6km/hr
SSE
6km/hr
SSE
8km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
SE
11km/hr
ESE
11km/hr
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10km/hr
E
8km/hr
ENE
8km/hr
ENE
8km/hr
ENE
8km/hr
ENE
6km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Sun 24 Dec
24°c
13°c
Rain showers early with mostly cloudy conditions later in the day
NNE
14km/hr
50%
chance
of rain
Weather Underground
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6:00
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7:00
PM
8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
53%
chance
of rain
45%
chance
of rain
46%
chance
of rain
45%
chance
of rain
48%
chance
of rain
46%
chance
of rain
46%
chance
of rain
52%
chance
of rain
50%
chance
of rain
48%
chance
of rain
47%
chance
of rain
44%
chance
of rain
41%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
39%
chance
of rain
40%
chance
of rain
41%
chance
of rain
42%
chance
of rain
45%
chance
of rain
ENE
8km/hr
ENE
8km/hr
ENE
8km/hr
ENE
6km/hr
ENE
6km/hr
ENE
6km/hr
E
6km/hr
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6km/hr
E
8km/hr
ENE
8km/hr
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10km/hr
NE
11km/hr
NE
13km/hr
NNE
14km/hr
N
14km/hr
NNW
14km/hr
NNW
14km/hr
NNW
14km/hr
NNW
13km/hr
NW
11km/hr
NNW
11km/hr
N
10km/hr
N
8km/hr
N
6km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground


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Comments

rain in New Plymouth

You've said there's been 22 mm of rain here in New Plymouth today. I don't believe a word of it!

Was hit and miss late last

Was hit and miss late last night (10pm radar image)

- WW

Waiheke weather

Hi, just wondering if you have a forecast for Waiheke at all? Specifically Friday 15 December. Cheers

G'day there Looks like mostly

G'day there

Looks like mostly sunny weather, some cloud late afternoon or evening brings the low risk of an isolated shower. Light northeasterlies tend southwest later in the day. Afternoon temperatures in the low twenties. Hope that helps!

Cheers
Aaron

October November 2017 forecasts in Gisborne

Hi Are you able to help me. I live in Australia and own a house in Gisborne. I need to find a day in October or November when there were severe winds in Gisborne as our roof has been damaged but the tennant didnt tell us. Are you able to tell me how I could go about finding that info. Ive surfed the internet but no luck thus far

Hi there, NZ has no open data

Hi there, NZ has no open data unlike any other western country on earth so we cannot provide you with tax funded observations. Your best bet is to email NIWA and ask them. Sorry we can't be of more help - we've been fighting the NZ Government on this issue for a decade now.

Kind regards and good luck!
WW

Accurate again!

Thanks Phil A huge day out on the Lawns of Ellerslie Racecourse yesterday...armed with your weather forecast from over 2 weeks ago...accurate again! Cheers WW Forecast Team on Sun, 26/11/2017 - 11:28 Hi Lance,Very early days but Hi Lance, Very early days but latest forecast looks similar to today (mostly cloudy, a few sunny spells, dry). But a rain band (the first one in about a month) is approaching New Zealand the following day. So far out it'll need to be within a week before we can be more detailed. Cheers :) Phil.

Cheers Lance, glad it all

Cheers Lance, glad it all panned out!

- Phil :)

Whitianga weather

What's whitianga looking like for the weekend? Trying to decide whether to go camping/beach etc.. Thanks

Hi there, at this stage there

Hi there, at this stage there may be a few drizzle patches in the morning and even the risk of a heavier shower during the day - but overall the forecast looks mostly dry this weekend with a higher chance of downpours on Monday.  All of next week looks dry (other than Monday's risks). Here are our Whitianga forecasts - keep an eye on the % of rain and temperartures more so than the icons (as the icons currently make it look a bit wetter than it will be - and we're addressing improving icons next year).

To day Whitianga forecast here: www.weatherwatch.co.nz/weather-forecasts/Whitianga 

We manually write detailed forecasts for Tauranga too, which may also be helpful for some extra detail (while not totally the same area the set up is very similar for both this weekend and next week).www.weatherwatch.co.nz/weather-forecasts/Tauranga

Cheers
WW

Saturday 9th from 1-7pm

Thanks Phil Your more detailed hourly chance of rain information is great & changes regularly! What's your thoughts for Saturday in the Ellerslie area 1-7pm, are we likely to be on the lawns under umbrellas giving us shade, or protection from drizzle!? Cheers

Hi there Lance, still looking

Hi there Lance, still looking good. Should be dry with northerlies. :)
Phil

Masterton Weather Readings

Hi there, I heard that Masterton weather readings are taken somewhere between Masterton & Carterton which can be quite breezy. We use the Gladstone weather readings as this gives a true indication of what it’s like in town. One news said the high for Masterton for 3 Dec 17 was 28degrees, when it was way hotter than that being 32.4 degrees at 9.15am

Need rain please

East coast of South Island desperately needs rain at lots of it, when’s the next significant downpour coming to the Dunedin area?

Hi there Nothing significant

Hi there

Nothing significant in the pipeline coming up in the next couple of weeks unfortunately, just a shower or two when a few fronts are passing through. Is looking a bit dry at the moment :(

Aaron

Weather for Auckland tomorrow

The useless tv1 weather forecast which is metservice based is predicting rain for tomorrow what are your predictions on your site it says sunny

misinterpreted?

The forecast I saw was 'fine apart from isolated afternoon showers near the city and south, some maybe heavy'. That's not quite the broad brushed 'rain' you mention.

Fair point anonymous "guest"

Fair point anonymous "guest" - but must point out, even that forecast was well off the mark.

Cheers

WW

Hi there, thanks for the

Hi there, thanks for the question. Sunday has afternoon downpours forming in both Northland and Waikato (so either side of Auckland). Sea breezes are possible in Auckland, so we may see some afternoon cloud build ups but at this stage we think Auckland will remain dry, or at least mostly dry. We'll be monitoring those downpours that may pop up later in some upper North Island regions in case they drift.

Keep an eye on our hourly forecasts as well - as well as being updates for each hour across the day the forecasts are also updated hourly. Soon, through our new partnership with IBM's super computer "Watson", we'll be updating those forecasts every 15 minutes, which is a first for New Zealand.

Kind regards
WW Weekends

Saturday 9th from 1-7pm

Hows it looking for Ellerslie area next Saturday now? Cheers Hi Lance,

Hi Lance - at this stage

Hi Lance - at this stage looking dry with northerlies and warm. That front is looking unlikely to affect you at this stage, it looks look it will be weakening too. Our forecasts cover next Saturday now so keep an eye on the hourly chance of rain we have for then (looks good at the moment!)

Cheers Phil

Definitely raining today

Any chance you could tell me when the torrential rain will stop in Browns Bay

Looks like its stopped for

Looks like its stopped for you now yes? Must have been fairly isolated and moving through, you can see on the radar here: http://www.metservice.com/maps-radar/rain-radar/auckland

Cheers
Aaron

Ellerslie for HAROLD Saturday 9 December

You've been accurate for us for many years! Cheers Lance >>>>Hi there, I wish we could help you but it's still too far out! Ask us again 10 to 14 days out from Dec 9 and we can give you a good rough idea :) Cheers - and wow 320+ is a LOT of people, no wonder you want to know the forecast!! -WW

Hi Lance,Very early days but

Hi Lance,
Very early days but latest forecast looks similar to today (mostly cloudy, a few sunny spells, dry). But a rain band (the first one in about a month) is approaching New Zealand the following day. So far out it'll need to be within a week before we can be more detailed. Cheers :)
Phil.

9 December

Cheers Not looking that flash!

Rain wanted!

Hi Guys, We are now flat out irrigating our crops in Franklin. Are there any depressions offshore that might give us some decent rain , so we might get a break? Cheers

Good morning. Thanks for your

Good morning. Thanks for your update and sorry to hear it's so dry for you. Unfortunately high pressure looks set to dominate for the remainder of November. In December there may be some chances of showers but no signs of a proper front until the second week of December and that may not come as far north as Franklin. We're already hearing from others like you so next week we'll focus more on potential rain makers and what is happening right now/early Dec to hopefully give you a bit more clarity in decision making.

Cheers
WW

Low cloud

Hi Philip, you may call it "wet air without precipitation" but I would call it damn damp. Vegetation is just as wet as if we had had drizzle. What is the cause of the fog/low clouds that makes everything so wet. Thanks Ross Oamaru

Hi there Ross, great local

Hi there Ross, great local update thanks very much. Amongst this large high over NZ we've also had a small area of sinking air pressure in the east. That coupled with a slight easterly flow and the daytime heating further inland is creating for some interesting conditions - especially as the hot weather inland draws in this more humid airflow from the sea in coastal parts of the east. We've seen a lot of fog and low cloud in the mornings and with overnight cooling and calmness all the moisture sinks and settles around the coastal areas - Dunedin had fog and low cloud all yesterday and again this morning. A drizzly calm or foggy morning on a calm day at this time of year can also be a signal of larger cloud build ups with downpours in the afternoon once the daytime heating kicks in, inland. It warms up a little more and dries out a bit further tomorrow by the looks of it where you are.
Kind regards
Philip Duncan

Weekend

Hi Team, Early I know but How are we looking in Auckland for Saturday and Sunday?

Looks pretty good to me,

Looks pretty good to me, mainly settled with anticyclonic conditions. Mostly sunny but some cloud at times especially in the afternoons. Winds are light. High's in the low to mid twenties.

Cheers
Aaron

Why is it so cold in

Why is it so cold in Whangarei this spring? We had a fire going last night!! ( 18/11/ 17)

Just the way the lows are

Just the way the lows are rolling in, southeasterly airflows and Northland catches it. It should warm up soon enough as summer comes along :)

Aaron

Next Monday and Tuesday in Mt Cook area

Hi. We plan to do hiking in Mt Cook next Monday or Tuesday. May I know which day is better? I noticed you said there will be afternoon downpour around south island on Tuesday. May I get more information? Thanks!

For safety it is probably

For safety it is probably best to refer to a specific forecast for a mountain area. http://www.metservice.com/mountain/aoraki-mount-cook-national-park

Provided MetService is

Provided their forecast is accurate of course...

But yes - definitely check the tax funded Government forecasts too, at MetService. Always worth checking with a state forecaster when heading into National Parks.

- WW

Hi there. We have forecasts

Hi there. We have forecasts for Pukaki which is the nearest settlement to Mt Cook. It's not a mountain forecast but it gives you a basic foundation for general conditions in the area: http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/weather-forecasts/Pukaki.   We also have forecasts for nearby Lake Tekapo for double checking/more info: http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/weather-forecasts/Lake-Tekapo

Both Monday and Tuesday do look similar athough perhaps a slightly higher chance of isolated downpours around the South Island ranges on Monday. 

Have a great time! 

- WW

Saturday 9 December

Hi Weather Watch You have successfully forecast a long range prediction for our annual Life Education Charity Day at Ellerslie Racecourse What are your thoughts for Saturday 9 December?, Cheers & Thanks...we will have 320+ people on the Champagne Lawn for Lunch!

Hi there, I wish we could

Hi there, I wish we could help you but it's still too far out! Ask us again 10 to 14 days out from Dec 9 and we can give you a good rough idea :) 

Cheers - and wow 320+ is a LOT of people, no wonder you want to know the forecast!!
Phil D

9 December

Thanks Phil! Look forward to your prediction when you are able! Cheers

Auckland weather today

No rain here in Helensville. Can see the black clouds to the east of us.

Rain

A little rain drizzles down in New Lynn. Most welcome!

Bad weather

Hi Phil/Aaron, Our weekends in auckland have tended to be the most affected by bad weather with lows and bad fronts creeping by. I know its a long way out but anything bad potentially brewing for this saturday? I know you guys provide a free service and some of the comments below are absolutely shocking! Poor feeling of entitlement when you guys are just trying to do a good job and to be fair you stuck by your guns last week when the rest of NZ predicted rain,showers and all sorts. I remember Aaron re iterating that S/E winds dont bring rain so it will be dry. For that I want to say that there are quiet a few of us that love your work and follow you religiously so please keep at it! You guys are awesome.

Hi there - wow - what a

Hi there - wow - what a lovely message to get and it definitely more than makes up for the odd grumpy one we get! :) Thanks! Yes the SE wind flow is quite predictable, so with these lows what we're really looking for isn't the CHANCE of rain, we're looking for the actual middle of the low to reach land. Even when Cyclone Cook came in (and remember it made landfall in BOP) but despite flooding rains in Coromandel Peninsula and eastern Waikato it was almost bone dry in Auckland. So even in intense lows this set up can be a dry one - but not if the centre of the low comes in, then rain is likely. At this stage this weekend looks like a repeat (Latest news here: http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/another-sub-tropical-low-weekend-what-will-it-mean-nz-2-maps) but it's worth monitoring as still 5 days out or so. There may be more blocking highs around NZ to influence this next low.

Thanks again for taking the time to write in with something supportive, we hugely appreciate it.
Kind regards
Phil, Aaron and the small team :) 

Weather Mount Manganui this weekend

Could you please advise what the weather may be like at the Mount this weekend. Met service says rain on Saturday and Sunday . Where as yours is looking more favorable!

Hi there, at this stage New

Hi there, at this stage New Zealand looks to have a repeat performance with another sub-tropical low BRUSHING the upper North Island. This means 80 or 90% of the rain and wind will be out at sea, but close enough to brush you with some rain (as we saw this past Saturday). We probably won't be able to lock in with certainty until about Thursday, but at this stage it's not looking overly wet (but remains one to watch due to the fine line between wet and dry, as we just saw!).

Cheers

WW

Sat weather

Yesterday and pre days you forecasted a wet weekend Beach Haven and Auckland so I cancelled my break but now we have sunshine and warmth. Understand that weather can move very quickly but even last night between news it said wet day. Nice one AGAIN!

Get a grip buddy

Get a grip buddy

All week long the guys at WW

All week long the guys at WW were saying it was going to be very difficult to forecast...and could be wet or dry depending on a slight shift so blaming them for a decision you made is pretty crappy. Maybe try reading more than the first sentence in a report/forcast next time...