Current Russell Weather


    Detailed Local Forecast

    • Today

      Rain11°18°Rain, heavy falls. Northerly, strong showery PM SW.
    • Tomorrow

      Few showers11°17°A few showers. Strong southwesterlies.
    • Monday

      Few showers10°15°A few showers. Strong southwesterlies.
    • Tuesday

      Few showers16°Shower or two. Southwesterlies easing.

    Weather History

    A severe rainstorm swept Taranaki early in the morning.Rivers flooded and covered roads. The road from New Plymouth to Te Kuiti was impassable after a great volume of water fell from the hillsides. Four buildings at Waiheke Island were blown off their foundations and shattered.

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    Moon Phases

    • First Quarter 26 May 2015
    • Full Moon 03 June 2015
    • Last Quarter 10 June 2015
    • New Moon 17 June 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,...