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Brief Reprieve, Then Weather From The West

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 12:58 pm | MetService

Covering period of Thursday 7 - Monday 11 December   MetService is forecasting a ridge of high pressure to bring settled weather, before the next rain-maker arrives from the west. This means there is a promise of sunshine for most at some time between ... More >>

An Active First Week Of Summer

Monday, 4 December 2023, 1:25 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 4 - Thursday 7 December   As the calendar officially ushers in summer, MetService is forecasting an active opening week of weather; from thundery showers over the North Island to a rain-laden front sweeping the South Island. ... More >>

Bumpy Start To December And Meteorological Summer

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 12:39 pm | MetService

Covering period of Thu 30 Nov - Mon 04 Dec   The working week finishes off on a relatively settled note compared to the weather that MetService is forecasting across the country this weekend. MetService Meteorologist Lewis Ferris warns: “We ... More >>

Yoyo-ing Temperatures But Becoming Drier

Monday, 27 November 2023, 12:18 pm | MetService

Covering period of Mon 27 - Thu 30 November   The working week kicks off with settled weather for most, however MetService is forecasting a band of rain to move across New Zealand during Tuesday and Wednesday. Large day-to-day temperature ... More >>

Dramatic Shift In Weather

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 1:53 pm | MetService

MetService is closely monitoring a significant weather shift set to unfold as a large frontal system sweeps northward across the country. This meteorological event is poised to bring notable changes in temperature, strong winds, and heavy rain over ... More >>

Thunderstorms, Warmth, And A Cool End To The Week

Monday, 20 November 2023, 12:13 pm | MetService

MetService has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the risk of downpours in the Auckland, Waikato, Coromandel and western Bay of Plenty regions this Monday afternoon and evening. Widespread rain continues to fall in the eastern areas of the North ... More >>

Wetter In The North As Frontal Systems Are Followed By Developing Low

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 3:51 pm | MetService

Covering period of Thursday 16 - Monday 20 November An uptick in weather activity is expected over the next few days across the country as MetService forecasts several frontal weather systems to pay Aotearoa New Zealand a visit. Friday looks set to ... More >>

Weather Systems From The West

Monday, 13 November 2023, 1:52 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 13 - Thursday 16 November The week ahead looks set to be dominated by various flavours of westerly winds across Aotearoa New Zealand. MetService is forecasting an assortment of weather, from wet in the west, warm in the north, ... More >>

Settled Weather This Weekend

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 12:53 pm | MetService

Covering period of Thu 09 - Mon 13 November   A large area of high pressure moves on to the country tomorrow (Friday) and MetService is forecasting a run of settled weather across Aotearoa / New Zealand. The next band of rain arrives in the ... More >>

A Cool Week With Some Rain

Monday, 6 November 2023, 12:15 pm | MetService

Covering period of Mon 06 - Thu 09 November   MetService is forecasting a week of cool temperatures with rain and thunderstorms for some areas, but a lot of the South Island will be on the drier side. A cold front moved on to the south ... More >>

Hail, Rain And Shine

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 12:43 pm | MetService

Covering period of Thu 02 - Mon 06 November   MetService has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Southland covering a risk between 3pm-11pm today (Thursday). This is related to a generally unsettled period of weather for the country as we ... More >>

Heat Alerts Launch To Warn People Of Unusually Hot Weather

Tuesday, 31 October 2023, 1:10 pm | MetService

From tomorrow, 1 November and through summer, MetService will be issuing heat alerts. This is the third year that MetService has been trialing alerts to help New Zealanders plan and prepare for extreme heat, alongside NEMA and our Civil Defence and Health ... More >>

Tropical Airmass Brings Warmth And Rain

Monday, 30 October 2023, 1:33 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 30 October - Friday 3 November   After a wet and windy Sunday and Monday in the upper North Island, MetService is forecasting a warm but active weather week ahead. Meanwhile, things in the South Island remain ... More >>

Icy Southern Blast Meets Tropical Low

Thursday, 26 October 2023, 1:22 pm | MetService

Covering period of Thursday 26th - Monday 30th October   Strong winds and rain turn to snow and a wintery blast closes out the week. Plenty of sunshine for the whole country on Saturday but southerly winds will keep temperatures cool. Late ... More >>

Snow And A Tropical Cyclone

Tuesday, 24 October 2023, 2:44 pm | MetService

MetService is forecasting a week of contrasting weather, with warm temperatures mid-week giving way to a chilly blast that is expected to bring unseasonable cold and snow to low levels on Friday for the South Island. This all plays out while Severe ... More >>

Labour Weekend Weather

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 2:40 pm | MetService

With a long weekend on the horizon MetService has some good news about what’s in store. After a week of thunderstorms, strong winds and seesawing temperatures, the good news is the weekend is shaping up to bring some more settled weather back ... More >>

A Mix Of Weather Brings Something For Everyone

Monday, 16 October 2023, 1:52 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 16 - Thursday 19 October   The week ahead brings a smorgasbord of weather for Aotearoa New Zealand as MetService forecasts a mix of rain, snow, strong winds, cold and warm temperatures. Although it will be active ... More >>

RED Wind Warning issued for Canterbury

Saturday, 14 October 2023, 2:20 pm | MetService

Covering period of Saturday 14th - Monday 16th October MetService has issued a RED Warning for Strong Winds for the Canterbury High Country, and the Canterbury Plains, and Christchurch, including Banks Peninsula. The warning goes until 5:00 PM today ... More >>

Election Day Weather

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 1:21 pm | MetService

Covering period of Thursday 12 - Monday 16 October   Election Day is looking like a wet and windy affair for western and central Aotearoa New Zealand as MetService forecasts an active low from the Tasman Sea to move across the country. However, ... More >>

Southwesterly Winds With A Mix Of Showers And Fine Weather

Monday, 9 October 2023, 12:34 pm | MetService

MetService is forecasting southwest winds and showers to affect parts of the country to start this week but those with a keen eye on the weather should find a decent window to enjoy the outdoors. Southwesterly winds are the main influence on the weather ... More >>





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