Current Nelson Weather

Fine17°
13°22°
  • Pressure: 1018
  • Humidity: 77
  • Rainfall: 0
  • Wind: 1SW kph
  • Sunrise: 07:36
  • Sunset: 19:29

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Today

    Fine13°22°Fine. Light winds.
  • Tomorrow

    Partly cloudy14°20°Cloud increasing, brief rain from afternoon. Northerly.
  • Sunday

    Showers12°20°Morning rain,then few showers. Northerlies.
  • Monday

    Partly cloudy11°20°Fine spells, chance shower. Mainly southwest winds.

Weather History

Cold air behind a front met warm air just north of Gisborne - the result was strong low level convergence and the formation of thunderstorms.Heavy convective rainfalls of 100 mm in 12 hours were common. At Hick's Bay, 52.8 mm of rain fell in just one hour. Surprisingly, little damage was reported.

Weather Video

Moon Phases

  • First Quarter 27 March 2015
  • Full Moon 05 April 2015
  • Last Quarter 12 April 2015
  • New Moon 19 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 NA. Exceptions will be wetter Inland Otago and Southland,...