Current Ashburton Weather

Partly cloudy12°
18°
  • Pressure: 0
  • Humidity: 88
  • Rainfall: 0
  • Wind: 5ESE kph
  • Sunrise: 07:47
  • Sunset: 19:27

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Monday

    Partly cloudy18°Chance morning shower, then fine. Light winds.
  • Tomorrow

    Fine22°Mostly fine. Northeasterlies developing.
  • Thursday

    Fine25°Mainly fine with northeasterlies.

Weather History

Three scuba divers were reported to have been struck by lightning while diving in the Bay of Islands. They were five metres under water at the time, and described the (diluted) jolt as like that from an electric fence. The divers were shaken but unharmed.

Weather Video

Moon Phases

  • Full Moon 05 April 2015
  • Last Quarter 12 April 2015
  • New Moon 19 April 2015
  • First Quarter 26 April 2015

Opinion

  • Ken Ring

    March 27, 8:07 am
    Longrange weather chat

    2015 continues the overall predicted outlook of being a drier-than-average year for most of NZ. Exceptions will be wetter Inland Otago and Southland,...