Current Oamaru Weather

Fine0°
11°
  • Pressure: 1012
  • Humidity: 85
  • Rainfall: 0
  • Wind: 4NW kph
  • Sunrise: 07:48
  • Sunset: 17:36

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Today

    Fine11°Fine with morning frosts. Northeasterlies developing.
  • Tomorrow

    Fine12°Mainly fine. Northerlies.
  • Friday

    Partly cloudy10°Fine, with high cloud. Northwesterlies.
  • Saturday

    ShowersShowers developing. Northwest changing southwest.

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.

Weather Video

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,...