Current Nelson Weather

  • Pressure: 1017
  • Humidity: 94
  • Rainfall: 3.2
  • Wind: 9N kph
  • Sunrise: 07:08
  • Sunset: 17:42

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Today

    Showers16°19°Few showers, rain from late morning. N ly strengthens.
  • Tomorrow

    Rain12°19°Heavy rain eases evening. Strong northerly to westerly.
  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy16°Becoming fine. Southwest winds.
  • Wednesday

    Fine17°Fine. Southwesterlies strengthening.

Weather History

An extended post-Summer warm season led to a "bug-baby-boom".Insects like the greenheaded leaf roller managed four generations over their breeding cycle instead of their usual three. Snails were also breeding at an "alarming rate". The abundance of insect life meant extra spraying for commercial growers, who had battled with the higher than normal number of pests throughout summer.

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Moon Phases

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