Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers inland, most likely during this afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland, with gusty winds during this afternoon and evening. Possible heavy falls in the east during this afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending SE/SW in the late afternoon then tending NE/SE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 40.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers or thunderstorms inland, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. Heavy falls exceeding 40 mm possible inland. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW in the early afternoon then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the southwest, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 40 mm possible in the southwest. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE during the afternoon.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||30||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 23||61||WSW 25||60|
||23||30||30%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 16||73||NW 15||55|
||24||29||30%||-||Nil||N 12||60||N 12||43|
||23||32||80%||5-10mm||Nil||E 21||59||NE 18||43|
||22||33||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 23||51||NE 20||36|
||22||32||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 12||68||NNW 10||44|
||21||33||70%||5-10mm||Nil||ENE 26||45||ENE 22||30|
09:19 EDT New Zealand's dairy farmers are facing their most challenging conditions in over a decade.