Northland and AucklandFine spells and isolated showers.
Coromandel and Bay of PlentyA few showers. Fine spells increasing.
Waikato to Manawatu, including the central high country, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and WairarapaMainly fine. However, a few showers about Taranaki this morning, and isolated afternoon showers about Waikato and Taupo.
Horowhenua Kapiti Coast and WellingtonCloudy periods and a few showers.
Nelson and MarlboroughFine, with high cloud. A few spots of rain developing about the western ranges of Nelson this afternoon.
CanterburyCloudy increasing, with occasional rain spreading north.
Otago and SouthlandMostly cloudy. Occasional rain developing this morning.
Buller and northern WestlandCloud and scattered rain developing by evening.
Southern Westland and FiordlandRain spreading north, heavy for a time.
Chatham IslandsLong fine spells and a few showers.
New Zealand Long Range Forecast
TuesdayNorth Island, scattered rain from Manawatu to Wairarapa southwards, long fine spells further north. South Island, rain at times in most places, clearing later in Canterbury and inland Marlborough, but generally dry in Otago and Southland.
WednesdayNorth Island, scattered light rain or drizzle in the east, fine or becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, remaining rain clearing early morning, then cloudy periods, with morning drizzle patches in the east.
Thursday FridayNorth Island, fine apart from cloudy periods in the east. South Island, cloudy periods, mainly in the east.
Chatham IslandsA period of rain on Tuesday, and northerly winds turning southerly. Cloudy periods on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Southerlies dying away on Wednesday.
A southeasterly gale at Wellington veered to the southwest and it rained all day, causing floods. The weather was described as "very severe and cold." A twenty four hour rainfall total of 80.5mm was recorded.