South Island Weather

Northland to north Taranaki, including Taupo, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Scattered showers, some heavy at first. Becoming fine in most places this morning.

Southern Taranaki, Taihape and Wanganui

Occasional showers, with snow gradually lowering to 600 metres.

Manawatu and Kapiti

Fine spells, and the odd shower.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Wellington

Scattered showers, with snow gradually lowering to about 500 metres.

Nelson and Buller

Fine spells increasing this morning.

Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Showers in Southland, spreading north with a cold southerlies this morning. Snow lowering to 200 metres in Southland and 300 metres further north.

Westland and Fiordland

Fine.

Chatham Islands

Showers with snow lowering to 200 metres. Strong southerlies developing this morning.

 
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South Island Forecast for Thursday

  Forecast Min °C Max °C Chance of Rain Frost risk UV
Christchurch Showers Showers 2 8 80% Slight Low
Dunedin Rain clearing Rain clearing 2 8 70% Moderate Low
Alexandra Rain clearing Rain clearing 1 6 80% High Low
Ashburton Rain clearing Rain clearing 1 8 80% High Low
Blenheim Clearing shower Clearing shower 3 11 40% Moderate Low
Gore Clearing shower Clearing shower 3 8 40% Moderate Low
Greymouth Mostly sunny Mostly sunny 2 13 10% Moderate Low
Hokitika Mostly sunny Mostly sunny 2 12 5% Moderate Low
Invercargill Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy 3 9 10% Slight Low
Kaikoura Windy with rain Windy with rain 6 7 90% Nil Low
Motueka Mostly sunny Mostly sunny 5 13 20% Slight Low
Nelson Clearing shower Clearing shower 5 12 20% Slight Low
Oamaru Clearing shower Clearing shower 3 8 40% Moderate Low
Queenstown Clearing shower Clearing shower 1 7 60% Moderate Low
Reefton Mostly sunny Mostly sunny 0 10 10% High Low
Timaru Rain clearing Rain clearing 1 9 20% High Low
Wanaka Mostly sunny Mostly sunny 1 8 10% High Low
Westport Sunny Sunny 4 13 5% Slight Low
Tekapo Increasing sunshine Increasing sunshine 1 8 10% Moderate -
Ohau Increasing sunshine Increasing sunshine 1 8 10% Moderate -
Hawea Increasing sunshine Increasing sunshine 1 8 10% Moderate -
Te Anau Mostly sunny Mostly sunny 5 9 10% Nil -
Manapouri Mostly sunny Mostly sunny 5 9 10% Nil -
Produced by Weatherzone based on data from MetService

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