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Wednesday Newsfeed: Showers, long dry spells ahead of Saturday’s weak low

A sou’west air flow continues across the country – meaning we have weather coming in from the Tasman Sea and Southern Ocean areas. A few showers carry on, mostly in the south and west of New Zealand. Over Thursday ...


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Mostly clear. Breezy West to Sou'West winds.

VIDEO: NZ & South Pacific weather outlook

High pressure is close to northern NZ and will be there for most of this week bringing a few showers…

Tuesday Newsfeed: A few showers around NZ, weak cold front in Deep South

Southland has a temperature drop today as a weak front moves in, but most other places are more settled with…

VIDEO: NZ’s outlook for the week ahead

High pressure is nearby, but not perfectly over NZ this week which encourages a few showers about the nation. We…

Monday Newsfeed: On the edge of high pressure + Tuesday & Friday southern cold fronts

The low from last week has gone and now high pressure is nearby – but not quite over us. Centred…

Weekend Newsfeed: A few isolated remaining showers but high pressure is building

Sunday: High pressure expands into NZ pushing away any low pressure but a few showers and cloudy areas remain, especially…

Live / Real Time NZ Rain Radar

Live / Real time NZ rain radar for 6:05am on Wed 17 April 2024

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NEW FREE WeatherWatch APP: NZ’s largest weather app + Pay to receive customisable weather alerts!

We’ve kicked off 2024 with the launch of our brand New App – the biggest change to NZ’s forecasting industry…

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Education: The most accurate ways to read a rain forecast & get fewer nasty surprises

REPOST from our Education Pages — It’s always interesting when we get a complaint about a rain forecast, just how…

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Why is NZ so windy? We explain the Roaring Forties!

From our Education page — New Zealanders shouldn’t be so surprised how often it’s windy here. After all, we’re basically…

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