Current Napier Weather

Rain10°
12°
  • Pressure: 1013
  • Humidity: 97
  • Rainfall: 0.4
  • Wind: 2SSW kph
  • Sunrise: 07:13
  • Sunset: 17:25

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Today

    Rain12°A rainy evening, with developing northeasterlies.
  • Tomorrow

    Few showers18°Rain clears morning, then fine.Strong northeast eases.
  • Friday

    Few showers16°A few spots rain from afternoon. Fresh gusty northwest.
  • Saturday

    Few showers12°Morning rain, then mainly fine. Fresh gusty northwest.

Weather History

Heavy snow fell over lowland areas of Canterbury and North Otago for two days. Sixty vehicles were trapped on Otago's state highway. Some 100 000 sheep and 3000 cattle died. This was the heaviest snowfall in the area since 1945. An accompanying gale reached speeds of 74 km/h.

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Moon Phases

  • Last Quarter 07 August 2015
  • New Moon 15 August 2015
  • First Quarter 23 August 2015
  • Full Moon 30 August 2015

Opinion

  • 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,...