South Island Weather

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

Often cloudy. Isolated showers, turning to occasional rain from Waitomo and Taupo southwards in the evening.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mainly fine, but scattered evening rain in Wairarapa.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Mostly cloudy, with scattered afternoon rain.

Buller and Westland Rain spreading northwards early morning, with some heavy falls, easing late morning and afternoon.

Otago and Southland

A period of rain early morning rain, with snow briefly lowering to 400 metres, then clearing.

Fiordland

Rain, with some heavy falls and snow to 400 metres in the south. Becoming fine in the morning.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy.

 
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South Island Forecast for Saturday

  Forecast Min °C Max °C Chance of Rain Frost risk UV
Christchurch Showers Showers 0 12 50% Nil Low
Dunedin Clearing shower Clearing shower 3 10 70% Moderate Low
Alexandra Showers easing Showers easing 2 10 80% Moderate Low
Ashburton Possible shower Possible shower 3 10 40% Slight Low
Blenheim Late shower Late shower 2 15 70% Moderate Low
Gore Clearing shower Clearing shower 3 9 30% Slight Low
Greymouth Rain Rain 6 13 60% Nil Low
Hokitika Showers Showers 6 13 80% Nil Low
Invercargill Clearing shower Clearing shower 2 10 40% Moderate Low
Kaikoura Showers easing Showers easing 7 14 70% Nil Low
Motueka Showers Showers 4 14 60% Slight Low
Nelson Rain Rain 4 14 80% Slight Low
Oamaru Clearing shower Clearing shower 2 10 10% Moderate Low
Queenstown Clearing shower Clearing shower 2 10 60% Moderate Low
Reefton Showers Showers 4 12 50% Slight Low
Timaru Clearing shower Clearing shower 1 10 40% High Low
Wanaka Clearing shower Clearing shower 3 11 30% Slight Low
Westport Thunderstorms Thunderstorms 6 14 80% Nil Low
Tekapo Increasing sunshine Increasing sunshine 3 10 10% Slight -
Ohau Increasing sunshine Increasing sunshine 3 10 10% Slight -
Hawea Increasing sunshine Increasing sunshine 3 10 10% Slight -
Te Anau Rain clearing Rain clearing 4 9 40% Slight -
Manapouri Rain clearing Rain clearing 4 9 40% Slight -
Produced by Weatherzone based on data from MetService

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