Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northwest during this afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Gusty winds and possible heavy falls in the NW during this afternoon and evening. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then turning E in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers or thunderstorms, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls exceeding 40 mm possible in the west. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 25 to 35 km/h.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||34||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 19||28||ESE 19||20|
||22||37||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 24||32||E 21||18|
||21||35||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 17||37||ESE 18||26|
||23||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 23||31||ESE 20||18|
||24||34||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 22||30||ESE 21||19|
||22||35||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 23||34||ESE 24||18|
||22||35||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 21||32||E 18||21|
||23||31||30%||< 1mm||Nil||E 24||30||SE 25||16|
||24||36||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 19||28||ESE 16||23|
||22||36||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 23||32||E 20||19|
09:19 EDT New Zealand's dairy farmers are facing their most challenging conditions in over a decade.