Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 900 metres this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west early this morning. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h tending W 30 to 45 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 18. High.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds W/SW 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending NW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||21||80%||< 1mm||Nil||W 26||81||W 28||46|
||15||18||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 45||80||WSW 51||58|
||14||21||80%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 30||84||NW 36||54|
||12||17||80%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 19||96||WSW 23||58|
||14||19||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 27||92||WSW 28||55|
||12||18||80%||< 1mm||Nil||W 20||81||WSW 26||45|
||13||20||80%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 26||91||WSW 28||53|
||14||21||80%||< 1mm||Nil||W 25||83||W 28||48|
15:05 EDT Farmers across much of New Zealand are in great need of rain, but there are one or two great systems on the way.