South Island Weather

Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail, easing and becoming isolated in the west this evening and clearing elsewhere.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay

A few showers at first. Rain spreading north this afternoon, then clearing later.

Wanganui, Manawatu

A few showers, turning to rain this morning then clearing late afternoon.

Kapiti, Wellington, Wairarapa

Occasional showers turning to rain this morning, then clearing by evening.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller, Westland

Occasional showers, clearing from Westland and Buller early morning, and elsewhere this afternoon.

Canterbury

Scattered showers with snow to about 700 metres, clearing by afternoon and becoming fine.

Otago, Southland, Fiordland

Outbreaks of rain, with snow 600 metres, clearing this morning, but rain returning to Fiordland tonight.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with a few showers afternoon showers.

 
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South Island Forecast for Thursday

  Forecast Min °C Max °C Chance of Rain Frost risk UV
Christchurch Showers Showers 5 11 90% Nil Moderate
Dunedin Showers increasing Showers increasing 3 12 90% Slight Low
Alexandra Clearing shower Clearing shower 3 12 60% Slight Low
Ashburton Rain clearing Rain clearing 3 10 70% Moderate Moderate
Blenheim Showers Showers 6 14 90% Nil Moderate
Gore Late shower Late shower 4 10 90% Slight Low
Greymouth Clearing shower Clearing shower 4 14 40% Slight Moderate
Hokitika Showers Showers 6 14 90% Nil Moderate
Invercargill Late shower Late shower 3 10 90% Slight Low
Kaikoura Windy with rain Windy with rain 7 8 90% Nil Moderate
Motueka Showers Showers 8 14 60% Nil Moderate
Nelson Possible shower Possible shower 8 14 70% Nil Moderate
Oamaru Clearing shower Clearing shower 4 10 80% Slight Low
Queenstown Late shower Late shower 3 12 90% Slight Low
Reefton Clearing shower Clearing shower 5 15 40% Slight Moderate
Timaru Clearing shower Clearing shower 4 11 60% Slight Moderate
Wanaka Mostly sunny Mostly sunny 3 12 60% Slight Low
Westport Possible shower Possible shower 7 14 80% Nil Moderate
Tekapo Rain Rain 3 11 60% Slight -
Ohau Rain Rain 3 11 60% Slight -
Hawea Rain Rain 3 11 60% Slight -
Te Anau Clearing shower Clearing shower 6 10 40% Nil -
Manapouri Clearing shower Clearing shower 6 10 40% Nil -
Produced by Weatherzone based on data from MetService

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