Current Ashburton Weather

Few showers2°
18°
  • Pressure: 0
  • Humidity: 93
  • Rainfall: 0
  • Wind: 6NNW kph
  • Sunrise: 07:21
  • Sunset: 17:39

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Today

    Few showers18°Fine with NW. Afternoon SW change with few showers.
  • Tomorrow

    Fine13°Fine, with southwesterlies dying out.
  • Friday

    Fine16°Fine with light winds.
  • Saturday

    Fine15°Mainly fine with light winds.

Weather History

A tornado spawned in Whangarei Harbour then roared across a semi- rural area not far from the Marsden Point oil refinery, damaging five houses in its path. The twister uprooted trees, smashed fences and tossed a trampoline 300 metres as it cut a swathe five kilometres long and 100 metres wide.

Weather Video

Moon Phases

  • Full Moon 04 May 2015
  • Last Quarter 11 May 2015
  • New Moon 18 May 2015
  • First Quarter 26 May 2015

Opinion

  • Opinions

    March 27, 8:07 am
    Longrange weather chat

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