South Island Weather

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Fine spells. Drizzle patches in the west tonight, spreading elsewhere for a time tomorrow morning and night.

From Waikato and Taupo to Wellington, including Wairarapa

Cloudy periods. Patchy drizzle patches from this evening, turning to rain tomorrow, with some heavy and possibly thundery falls about central New Zealand in the afternoon.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay

Fine spells. Brief showers late tomorrow.

Nelson

High cloud. Rain for a time tomorrow.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain, heavy at times, with possible thunderstorms in the north from this evening.

Marlborough, Canterbury

High cloud today. Rain for a time tomorrow morning. Showers developing in the afternoon with strong southerly change, some heavy and thundery.

Otago, Southland

High cloud. Patchy rain in Southland spreading elsewhere this evening, then becoming persistent and heavy tomorrow morning, clearing later.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods. Rain late tomorrow.

 
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South Island Forecast for Friday

  Forecast Min °C Max °C Chance of Rain Frost risk UV
Christchurch Mostly sunny Mostly sunny 11 26 50% Nil Very High
Dunedin Rain Rain 10 20 90% Nil Very High
Alexandra Late shower Late shower 11 20 60% Nil Very High
Ashburton Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy 11 23 30% Nil Very High
Blenheim Showers increasing Showers increasing 11 24 60% Nil Very High
Gore Rain Rain 9 18 90% Nil Very High
Greymouth Possible thunderstorm Possible thunderstorm 10 16 40% Nil Very High
Hokitika Heavy rain Heavy rain 11 16 90% Nil Very High
Invercargill Rain Rain 9 15 90% Nil Very High
Kaikoura Late shower Late shower 13 21 60% Nil Very High
Motueka Late shower Late shower 12 20 90% Nil Very High
Nelson Late shower Late shower 11 20 90% Nil Very High
Oamaru Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy 11 20 40% Nil Very High
Queenstown Possible shower Possible shower 11 18 90% Nil Very High
Reefton Rain Rain 9 15 60% Nil Very High
Timaru Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy 11 22 40% Nil Very High
Wanaka Possible shower Possible shower 11 20 90% Nil Very High
Westport Rain Rain 10 17 90% Nil Very High
Tekapo Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy 11 24 20% Nil Moderate
Ohau Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy 11 24 20% Nil Moderate
Hawea Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy 11 24 20% Nil Moderate
Te Anau Rain Rain 9 15 60% Nil Moderate
Manapouri Rain Rain 9 15 60% Nil Moderate
Produced by Weatherzone based on data from MetService

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