Current Russell Weather

Few showers

    Detailed Local Forecast

    • Today

      Few showers12°18°Cloudy periods, a light shower or two. Northwesterlies.
    • Tomorrow

      Few showers10°17°A few showers, then evening rain. Northerly picking up.
    • Wednesday

      Rain11°15°Periods of rain, heavy falls. Dying westerlies.
    • Thursday

      Showers16°Occasional showers. Northwesterlies developing.

    Weather History

    Gale force winds at Matakohe, in the northeastern part of the Kaipara Harbour, got under the roof of the gable on the school building and "practically took it clean off, smashing the timbers to matchwood." It was fortunate the incident occurred outside of school hours.

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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


    • 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,...