Current Russell Weather

Partly cloudy
16°

    Detailed Local Forecast

    • Today

      Partly cloudy16°Cloudy periods and the chance of a shower. Light winds.
    • Tomorrow

      Fine15°A sunny day. Chance late shower with developing northerly.
    • Friday

      Showers17°Showers turning to rain. Northerlies strengthening.
    • Saturday

      Showers14°Rain easing to showers later. Southwest change.

    Weather History

    A motorist travelling from Wellington to Auckland commented the road between Hamilton and Auckland was in a "deplorable state" after recent flooding throughout the Waikato. "For hundreds of yards it was impossible to see the road due to floodwaters. The only guide one had were the telegraph poles and the fences."

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    Moon Phases

    • Full Moon 02 July 2015
    • Last Quarter 09 July 2015
    • New Moon 16 July 2015
    • First Quarter 24 July 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,...