Current Kaikoura Weather

  • Pressure: 1017
  • Humidity: 97
  • Rainfall: 0.2
  • Wind: 10NE kph
  • Sunrise: 06:51
  • Sunset: 18:00

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Today

    Rain12°Heavy rain, clearing evening. Strong easterlies.
  • Tomorrow

    Cloudy16°Cloud increasing, rain at night. Northerly dying out.
  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy11°Fine spells. Early southerlies dying out.
  • Friday

    Showers13°Becoming cloudy, rain developing. Light winds.

Weather History

The worst northwest gale for some years swept Canterbury and Marlborough. Electric power lines were brought down as the result of falling trees. Tree plantations suffered severely. "Scores of plantations,hundreds of acres of timber, and thousands of trees were affected." In Seddon trees, buildings, fences and gates were "blown for a six."

Weather Video

Moon Phases

  • Last Quarter 05 September 2015
  • New Moon 13 September 2015
  • First Quarter 21 September 2015
  • Full Moon 28 September 2015


  • Opinions

    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,...