Weather

Rain records tell a story

Rain records tell a story

In nearly 40 years of measuring the weather at his Balaclava home, John Bradley has never seen a summer quite like it.

Warm, sunny but not for long enough

Warm, sunny but not for long enough

February's outlook is for warm sunny weather, and hot temperatures in some places, but the summer weather might be short-lived.

South gets slice of summer before cool change

South gets slice of summer before cool change

Summer is finally coming back to most parts of country with long, hot afternoons forecast and little rain for farmers.

Sting in tail of storm; more unsettled weather on way

Wild winds brought by ex-Cyclone June which crashed into the top of the North Island yesterday has calmed but delivered a final blow to an Auckland property this morning - bringing a tree down on a house and car.

Rain in store as cyclone bears down on NZ

The weather will take a turn for the worse with the remnants of Cyclone June bearing down on the country.

Rain on way for much of country

Rain on way for much of country

Gumboots and raincoats will be needed this week, as weather forecasters are expecting rain and strong winds for much of the country.

Weekend to be warmer

Weekend to be warmer

While Dunedin shivered in temperatures which barely reached 12degC yesterday, today should be much warmer, MetService says.

Weather warnings over 'freight train' front

Weather warnings over 'freight train' front

An active front barrelling up the South Island "like a freight train" is leaving cool Antarctic air in its wake and threatening the eastern side of the country with 100kmh winds.

Christmas-New Year colder, wetter for Otago

Christmas-New Year colder, wetter for Otago

Niwa figures confirm what Otago holiday-makers suspected - this Christmas-New Year period was colder and wetter than average.

Better weather on way

Better weather on way

A weather outlook for the next few months suggests Otago might be in for a warmer and drier time.

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