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Wet And Windy Wednesday Ahead

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 1:02 pm | MetService

MetService is forecasting strong winds, rain, and thunderstorms to affect parts of Aotearoa New Zealand as a couple of weather systems move across late Tuesday and Wednesday. More >>

Chilly Southwest Winds On The Way

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 1:29 pm | MetService

A cold front makes its way up the South Island on Friday and MetService is forecasting this front will usher in several days of blustery, southwesterly winds with chilly temperatures and showers for some. More >>

Heavy Rain Watches And Warnings Paint The North Island

Monday, 20 May 2024, 1:36 pm | MetService

MetService has issued a swathe of Heavy Rain Watches and Warnings for northern and eastern parts of Te Ika-a-Māui/North Island, with the rain expected to continue in the east for most of the working week. More >>

A Return To Colder Weather, With Snow On The Cards For The South Island

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 2:17 pm | MetService

Showers clear and strong westerly winds ease off over the upper North Island today as the low spirals away. Meanwhile, a cold southerly change spreads showers up the northern half of the South Island, especially the east where thunderstorms are possible ... More >>

Mild Temperatures This Week With Rain On The Way

Monday, 13 May 2024, 3:08 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 13 - Friday 17 May More >>

Cold Weather Set To Continue

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 2:31 pm | MetService

Another unusually cold night is on the way tonight, with frosts forecast as far north as parts of Auckland. Severe frosts (air temperature of -3°C or less) are expected for much of Canterbury and the Central Plateau. More >>

Wintery Week Ahead

Monday, 6 May 2024, 1:23 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 6th - Friday 10th May As Aotearoa New Zealand embraces the final month of autumn, MetService is forecasting an extended run of low temperatures, signalling the approach of winter. This week holds in store a mix of biting cold ... More >>

May Begins On The Cooler Side With Southwesterly Winds

Thursday, 2 May 2024, 1:06 pm | MetService

Most parts of Aotearoa will feel the cold southwest winds today (Thursday). Although the winds ease on Friday this is when waves are expected to peak around coastal areas. More >>

Sunny Start, Chilly End, And Rain In Between

Monday, 29 April 2024, 6:13 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 29 April - Friday 3 May More >>

ANZAC Anticipations And A Chilly Change

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 12:51 pm | MetService

Covering period of Thursday 25th - Sunday 28th April More >>

Fine Weather Across The Country, Turning Wet And Windy On ANZAC Day

Monday, 22 April 2024, 3:08 pm | MetService

Covering period of Monday 22 - Thursday 25 April More >>

Rain For Some But Settled Weather Returns Next Week

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 1:43 pm | MetService

Covering period of Thu 18 - Mon 22 April More >>

Settled Start To The School Holidays

Monday, 15 April 2024, 2:29 pm | MetService

As the remnants of the weather system from last week move away to the east, the first week of the April school holidays begins with settled weather. Although MetService is forecasting cloud and showers at times, there will be plenty of blue skies and ... More >>

Severe Weather System Continues To Affect Aotearoa New Zealand

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 12:38 pm | MetService

Aotearoa New Zealand is still in the grips of a large weather system that has delivered heavy rain to the western South Island this week. Further heavy rain is expected on Thursday and extends to other parts of the South Island throughout the day and ... More >>

A Wet Week Ahead For Aotearoa New Zealand

Monday, 8 April 2024, 2:37 pm | MetService

The heavy rain is expected first over the western South Island from Tuesday, then spreads to the eastern South Island midweek, reaching the North Island by the end of the week. This sharp pivot will be a marked change after what has been a relatively ... More >>

Settled Weather This Weekend But More Rain On The Way

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 12:39 pm | MetService

This working week ends with a band of rain moving north over the North Island, while it doesn’t look to bring widespread heavy rain there is potential for isolated heavy falls from thunderstorms in some regions such as Waikato and the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Brief Rain Amidst A Settled Start To April

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 2:42 pm | MetService

After a cool and settled end to the Easter weekend, MetService is forecasting fair weather for most of the first week of April - the main exception being a band of rain moving northwards up the country midweek. More >>

Wind And Rain More Likely Across North Island This Long Weekend

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 2:33 pm | MetService

MetService is predicting the South Island to have sunnier weather across the long weekend compared to the North Island. However, they will not be immune to the cold temperatures which will be felt nationwide in the first half of Easter weekend. Leading ... More >>

Unsettled Weather In The Run-up To Easter

Monday, 25 March 2024, 2:32 pm | MetService

MetService is forecasting a series of fronts which will make their way over the country this week, bringing strong northwesterly winds and periods of rain, particularly for the South Island. On Thursday, a cold southwesterly flow takes over, and while ... More >>

Weekend Weather A Mixed Bag

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 2:18 pm | MetService

Covering period of Thursday 21 - Monday 25 March   After days of clear skies and cold temperatures, MetService is forecasting unsettled weather and slightly warmer nights for the end of the week. Today (Thursday) the fine weather continues ... More >>





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