Current Taupo Weather

Partly cloudy9°
11°
  • Pressure: 1018
  • Humidity: 85
  • Rainfall: 0
  • Wind: 3N kph
  • Sunrise: 07:32
  • Sunset: 17:07

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Today

    Partly cloudy11°Cloudy at times chance drizzle overnight. light winds.
  • Tomorrow

    Showers13°Drizzle turns to rain early afternoon, chance heavy. N ly.
  • Saturday

    Rain12°Rain easing in the evening. Southwesterlies developing.
  • Sunday

    Few showers13°Cloudy periods, shower or two. Southwesterlies.

Weather History

It took more than "a foot or so of water" to impede the progress of the Main Trunk Limited train to Auckland. As it rumbled through flooded Mercer station, "its cow catcher and wheels turned the water to foam, and flung a sheet of spray on to the little group of officials standing on the platform."

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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,...