National weather forecast for Saturday

WeatherWatch have advised that a front pushing over New Zealand and out to the east this morning is leaving a westerly quarter airflow in its wake. “We... Read More

Settled weather gives way to a series of fronts

MetService is forecasting a mostly fine day today, after a cold start for most this morning. These settled conditions aren’t around long as a... Read More

Comparing NZ weather to the world

It's often said weather forecasters spend much of their lives looking up at the sky, but they spend even more time looking down at the sky from space,... Read More

Snowfall warning issued for Desert Road

  A snowfall warning has been issued for the Desert Road, as a cold blast moves it way up the country.   A few snow flurries are being forecast... Read More

Welcome to goodbye summer, autumnal blasts coming

New Zealand is at that moment when the summer weather pattern is leaving us and the winter one is coming in. That's what autumn is all about, says... Read More

Rain, snow and humid winds forecast

Humid north to northwesterly winds are expected to drive temperatures to around 22 degrees in the Bay of Plenty, before a cold snap hits tomorrow. Weatherwatch.co.nz... Read More

Incoming southerly to cut temps by 10 degrees

After a warm, wet, and unsettled weekend, MetService is forecasting an abrupt midweek plunge in temperatures. High temperatures cling on today and most... Read More

Rain spreading northwards earlier in the week

The MetService advises that an active front is forecast to move northeast over southern and central New Zealand on Tuesday, bringing a period of heavy... Read More

Weather outlook for this coming week includes rain

On Monday an unsettled northwesterly flow is forecast to cover the country, according to the MetService.   “An active front is forecast... Read More

April temperatures near record highs through NZ

Summer may have ended, but April was still much warmer and much drier than normal throughout New Zealand. Thirty-four locations had near-record or... Read More

Unsettled conditions on the horizon

    A ridge of high pressure holds strong for the rest of the working week, bringing settled and dry conditions across Aotearoa, says MetService. The... Read More

Weather outlook for May

The May outlook for New Zealand is looking quite dry, according to WeatherWatch. “The forecast is looking dominated by powerful high pressure... Read More

Settled weather forecast for NZ

Thanks to a slow-moving high-pressure system in the Tasman Sea, it’s settled weather for Aotearoa for the next few days, there are no severe weather... Read More

Coldest morning of 2021 so far

Today has been the coldest morning in New Zealand so far, reports WeatherWatch.co.nz Some locations in the South Island recorded -7C. "Below... Read More

Southwesterlies, showers and some settled weather

A few bouts of southwesterly winds across Aotearoa are being forecast as a high pressure system slides in from the Tasman Sea this... Read More