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Poppy of Remembrance ANZAC DAY - 25/04/2024
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.
Moon EventMoon Event Today is a Full Moon also known as a "Full Hunter Moon"
A very early Good Morning - Today is: Thursday, 25 April 2024 02:59:05 NZST
Current: 13.1°C, Max: 13.1°C, Min: 12.6°C
FORECAST: Cloudy skies. Low 11C. Winds NW at 15 to 25 km/h. It feels like 10.8°C. 3 clothing layers recommended.
Station Forecast: Showery, becoming less settled | Sunrise: 06:57 | Sunset: 17:34 | Dawn: 06:29 | Dusk: 18:02
Weather Forecast
Temperature : Current trend is Rising, changing by 0.0 °C/hr 13.1°C, 68%   Pressure : Current trend is Falling slowly, changing by -0.5 hPa/hr 1015.6hPa
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
Fire Danger
Wind Speed :  NW  Current wind speed is Light breeze (F2) from NW (317°) 9km/h   Wind Gust : Current trend is Rising 26km/h
Air Quality :  0 AQI  0ug/m3   Rainfall : Current trend is Steady 0.0mm
Sun Light : 0Lux, 0.0hrs   Solar UV :  0.0UVI  0W/m2
Last weather station contact: Thursday, 25 April 2024 at 02:58:55. Updated in seconds

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Today's Weather Results (Thursday)

This table shows a summary of the data since Midnight local time.

Today's data
Temperature and Humidity
Highest Temperature 13.1 °C at 02:33 
Lowest Temperature 12.6 °C at 01:46
Highest Dew Point 8.8 °C at 00:12 
Lowest Dew Point 7.4 °C at 02:31
Highest Apparent Temperature 11.6 °C at 00:21 
Lowest Apparent Temperature 10.6 °C at 02:34
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 12.7 °C at 00:50 
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature 12.0 °C at 02:34
Lowest Wind Chill 12.6 °C at 01:46
Highest Humidex 13.7 °C at 00:00
Highest Heat Index 13.1 °C at 02:33
Highest Humidity 76 % at 00:12 
Lowest Humidity 69 % at 02:31
Rainfall
Rainfall Today 0.0 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 0.0 mm/hr at 00:00
Highest Hourly Rainfall 0.0 mm at 00:00
Wind
Highest Gust 22 km/h at 01:13
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 9 km/h (F2) at 02:34
Wind Run 16.7 km  
Pressure
Highest Pressure (SL) 1016.9 hPa at 00:00
Lowest Pressure (SL) 1015.7 hPa at 02:43
Hours of Sun 0.0 hrs

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Yesterday's Weather Results

This table shows a summary of the data for the 24 hrs up to Midnight local time.

Yesterday's data
Temperature and Humidity
Highest Temperature 17.2 °C at 15:29 
Lowest Temperature 9.2 °C at 00:45
Highest Dew Point 10.3 °C at 12:59 
Lowest Dew Point 6.9 °C at 00:40
Highest Apparent Temperature 15.2 °C at 15:30 
Lowest Apparent Temperature 8.1 °C at 00:45
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 16.2 °C at 15:29 
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature 9.2 °C at 00:45
Lowest Wind Chill 9.2 °C at 00:45
Highest Humidex 18.3 °C at 15:29
Highest Heat Index 17.2 °C at 15:29
Highest Humidity 86 % at 00:42 
Lowest Humidity 60 % at 15:31
Rainfall
Rainfall Yesterday 0.0 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 0.0 mm/hr at 00:00
Highest Hourly Rainfall 0.0 mm at 00:00
Wind
Highest Gust 42 km/h at 12:40
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 12 km/h (F2) at 15:06
Wind Run 156.6 km  
Pressure
Highest Pressure (SL) 1021.5 hPa at 00:41
Lowest Pressure (SL) 1016.9 hPa at 23:59
Hours of Sun 2.7 hrs

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7 Day Rolling Average Table

This table shows the past 7 days as a rolling data set. Averages calculated based upon the last 7 days with the trend being calculated on the 7 days before that.

Data Unit Today* Wed
24/04/24
Tue
23/04/24
Mon
22/04/24
Sun
21/04/24
Sat
20/04/24
Fri
19/04/24
Thu
18/04/24
7 Day
Average*
Trend on
previous
7 days*
High Temperature °C 13.1 17.216.720.020.117.018.518.0 18.2 -1.34
Low Temperature °C 12.6 9.24.88.29.310.310.110.5 8.9 -2.50
High Apparent Temp. °C 11.6 15.215.120.220.916.016.115.9 17.1 -2.20
Low Apparent Temp. °C 10.6 8.13.47.68.89.98.69.2 7.9 -3.14
Low Wind Chill °C 12.6 9.24.88.29.310.310.110.5 8.9 -2.53
High Heat Index °C 13.1 17.216.720.020.117.018.518.0 18.2 -1.34
High Dew Point °C 8.8 10.39.213.313.911.711.510.4 11.5 -3.07
Low Dew Point °C 7.4 6.93.64.68.59.08.08.0 6.9 -2.59
High Humidity % 76 86.093.096.095.094.092.085.0 91.6 -2.29
Low Humidity % 69 60.057.059.064.068.061.055.0 60.6 -3.57
Rainfall (T:0mm) mm 0.0 0.00.00.20.00.00.00.0 0.0 -2.77
Max Wind Gust km/h 22 42.029.049.034.042.052.050.0 42.6 +5.43
Max Average Speed km/h 9 12.011.015.06.012.016.016.0 12.6 +0.57
Wind Run km 16.7 155.367.889.743.482.9153.6160.1 107.5 -3.84
Wind bearing ° 314 31129216412479290306 223.7 159.9
Wind Direction - NW NWWNWSSESEEWNWNW SW SSE
High Pressure hPa 1016.9 1021.51023.31019.41010.91016.81016.61017.8 1018.0 +0.96
Low Pressure hPa 1015.7 1017.21019.41009.61008.51010.71014.01015.6 1013.6 +2.91
Sun Hours (T:27h) hours 0.0 2.76.65.42.11.43.15.8 3.9 +1.14
Solar Radiation W/m2 0 611.0703.0653.0754.0286.0725.0711.0 634.7 +41.86
UV Index UVI 0.0 6.0.06.4.06.0.07.3.03.3.06.9.06.9.0 6.1 -0.64
* Today's data set is incomplete. Averages and trends do not include today's data.
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30 Day Rolling Average table

This table shows the past 30 days as a rolling data set. Averages calculated based upon the last 30 days with the trend being calculated on the 30 days before that.

Data Unit Today* Wed
24/04/24
Tue
23/04/24
Mon
22/04/24
Sun
21/04/24
Sat
20/04/24
Fri
19/04/24
Thu
18/04/24
Wed
17/04/24
Tue
16/04/24
Mon
15/04/24
Sun
14/04/24
Sat
13/04/24
Fri
12/04/24
Thu
11/04/24
Wed
10/04/24
Tue
09/04/24
Mon
08/04/24
Sun
07/04/24
Sat
06/04/24
Fri
05/04/24
Thu
04/04/24
Wed
03/04/24
Tue
02/04/24
Mon
01/04/24
Sun
31/03/24
Sat
30/03/24
Fri
29/03/24
Thu
28/03/24
Wed
27/03/24
Tue
26/03/24
30 Day
Average*
Trend on
previous
30 days*
High Temperature °C 13.1 17.216.720.020.117.018.518.020.118.618.817.017.822.721.925.822.722.020.219.018.519.621.519.119.718.717.416.618.120.921.1 19.5 -1.45
Low Temperature °C 12.6 9.24.88.29.310.310.110.512.511.48.410.510.915.011.29.710.47.58.09.710.812.98.87.97.75.96.36.911.811.814.4 9.8 -0.98
High Apparent Temp. °C 11.6 15.215.120.220.916.016.115.918.716.717.617.418.224.821.426.025.021.618.717.817.419.419.718.919.017.715.815.414.518.219.6 18.6 -1.35
Low Apparent Temp. °C 10.6 8.13.47.68.89.98.69.211.911.37.410.010.615.810.68.910.06.56.68.19.712.68.06.96.53.84.45.610.311.014.1 8.9 -0.77
Low Wind Chill °C 12.6 9.24.88.29.310.310.110.512.611.48.410.510.915.111.29.710.47.58.09.711.012.98.87.97.75.96.37.211.811.814.4 9.8 -0.94
High Heat Index °C 13.1 17.216.720.020.117.018.518.020.118.618.817.017.822.721.925.822.722.020.219.018.519.621.519.119.718.717.416.618.120.921.1 19.5 -1.45
High Dew Point °C 8.8 10.39.213.313.911.711.510.414.913.413.412.414.418.015.315.120.812.39.89.514.214.913.711.111.210.09.011.112.214.615.3 12.9 -0.37
Low Dew Point °C 7.4 6.93.64.68.59.08.08.010.210.46.87.110.312.89.18.18.56.14.86.47.011.17.46.36.14.23.53.37.09.312.5 7.6 -0.01
High Humidity % 76 86.093.096.095.094.092.085.089.095.093.098.097.097.088.091.091.092.086.086.095.097.092.092.090.089.086.092.092.090.095.0 91.8 -0.37
Low Humidity % 69 60.057.059.064.068.061.055.068.061.064.070.067.065.054.044.079.051.048.047.051.067.047.054.051.047.042.046.052.054.067.0 57.3 +4.60
Rainfall (T:22mm) mm 0.0 0.00.00.20.00.00.00.00.00.20.00.012.66.00.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.20.00.00.00.00.01.00.40.00.8 0.7 -0.60
Max Wind Gust km/h 22 42.029.049.034.042.052.050.051.051.050.017.020.046.025.045.041.038.042.041.044.040.050.027.025.045.048.024.063.068.075.0 42.5 -1.87
Max Average Speed km/h 9 12.011.015.06.012.016.016.018.017.012.06.08.011.012.013.014.011.012.010.010.012.013.04.07.09.017.09.026.027.022.0 12.9 -0.80
Wind Run km 16.7 155.367.889.743.482.9153.6160.1210.3183.7106.953.569.384.771.371.884.985.1100.8110.3124.1112.5100.247.256.878.4136.269.7295.0280.6303.7 119.7 -21.11
Wind bearing ° 314 311292164124792903062872842999042655229128727983979428827111231127916468282291290 205.7 270.9
Wind Direction - NW NWWNWSSESEEWNWNWWNWWNWWNWENEENENEWNWWNWWEEEWNWWESENEWSSEENEWNWWNWWNW SSW W
High Pressure hPa 1016.9 1021.51023.31019.41010.91016.81016.61017.81017.81018.11022.21022.31012.21007.51019.51024.91027.71029.21029.61029.71026.51021.71023.91023.91020.81017.11017.11012.91012.41016.51016.4 1019.9 +0.87
Low Pressure hPa 1015.7 1017.21019.41009.61008.51010.71014.01015.61016.31016.21017.81012.41002.11002.21007.61019.71022.61026.21026.51026.11018.81017.21020.51020.71017.01014.81012.91004.31003.01007.81010.4 1014.6 +2.07
Sun Hours (T:151h) hours 0.0 2.76.65.42.11.43.15.85.94.64.01.70.90.51.57.27.39.210.710.29.50.52.21.97.37.511.06.92.46.24.5 5.0 -0.88
Solar Radiation W/m2 0 611.0703.0653.0754.0286.0725.0711.0790.0750.0726.0568.0474.0488.0354.0630.0807.0755.0634.0734.0666.0458.0900.0594.0900.0960.0783.0922.0750.0850.0830.0 692.2 -219.03
UV Index UVI 0.0 6.0.06.4.06.0.07.3.03.3.06.9.06.9.07.8.07.4.010.5.06.4.05.8.06.1.03.3.06.6.07.7.09.6.06.7.07.7.07.2.05.6.08.8.06.8.09.0.09.7.08.6.09.2.08.1.09.7.09.1.0 7.3 -3.54
* Today's data set is incomplete. Averages and trends do not include today's data.
* Today's data set is incomplete. Averages and trends do not include today's data.
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This Month's Weather Results (April)

This table shows a summary of the data since Midnight local time.

This Month's data
Temperature and Humidity
Highest Temperature 25.8 °C at 2:42 pm 10 April 
Lowest Temperature 4.8 °C at 6:21 am 23 April
Highest Dew Point 20.8 °C 12:00 pm 09 April
Lowest Dew Point 3.6 °C 6:21 am 23 April
Highest Apparent Temperature 26.0 °C at 2:42 pm 10 April 
Lowest Apparent Temperature 3.4 °C at 6:21 am 23 April
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 26.3 °C 2:42 pm 10 April
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature 4.8 °C 6:21 am 23 April
Lowest Wind Chill Temperature 4.8 °C at 6:21 am 23 April
Highest Humidex Temperature 30.8 °C at 12:00 pm 09 April
Highest Heat Index Temperature 25.8 °C at 2:42 pm 10 April
Highest Minimum 15.0 °C 12 April
Lowest Maximum 16.7 °C 23 April
Highest Daily Range 16.1 °C 10 April
Lowest Daily Range 6.5 °C 14 April
Highest Humidity 98 % at 5:18 am 14 April 
Lowest Humidity 44 % at 3:19 pm 10 April
Rainfall
Rainfall this month 20.0 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 46.4 mm/hr at 4:46 pm 13 April
Highest Hourly Rainfall 8.2 mm at 6:24 pm 13 April
Wind
Highest Gust 52 km/h at 3:27 pm 19 April
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 18 km/h at 12:58 pm 17 April
Wind Run 210.6 km  
Pressure
Highest Pressure (SL) 1029.7 hPa at 11:44 pm 06 April
Lowest Pressure (SL) 1002.1 hPa at 4:49 pm 13 April
Hours of Sun 112.2 hrs

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This Year's Weather Results (2024)

This table shows a summary of the data since Midnight local time.

This Year's data so far
Temperature and Humidity
Highest Temperature 30.5 °C at 1:49 pm 19 January 
Lowest Temperature 3.8 °C at 7:10 am 20 March
Highest Dew Point 22.7 °C 2:41 pm 21 January
Lowest Dew Point 2.0 °C 6:49 pm 19 March
Highest Apparent Temperature 33.7 °C at 4:06 pm 21 January 
Lowest Apparent Temperature 1.9 °C at 7:24 am 20 March
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 33.0 °C 4:06 pm 21 January
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature 3.8 °C 7:10 am 20 March
Lowest Wind Chill Temperature 3.8 °C at 7:10 am 20 March
Highest Humidex Temperature 39.5 °C at 2:41 pm 21 January
Highest Heat Index Temperature 33.6 °C at 2:42 pm 21 January
Highest Minimum 19.8 °C 21 January
Lowest Maximum 16.3 °C 15 March
Highest Daily Range 16.9 °C 21 March
Lowest Daily Range 0.0 °C 02 March
Highest Humidity 98 % at 5:23 am 21 January 
Lowest Humidity 30 % at 5:14 pm 10 March
Rainfall
Rainfall this year 115.8 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 69.6 mm/hr at 9:46 am 03 February
Highest Hourly Rainfall 12.2 mm at 3:19 pm 04 March
Wind
Highest Gust 75 km/h at 1:08 pm 26 March
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 27 km/h at 1:04 pm 27 March
Wind Run 330.8 km  
Pressure
Highest Pressure (SL) 1033.8 hPa at 9:47 am 10 March
Lowest Pressure (SL) 982.7 hPa at 7:05 pm 02 February
Hours of Sun 757.9 hrs

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Historical Weather Extremes

Records began on 1 January 2009. Here are the extremes recorded since then.

Additional historical extreme reports can be found on our Extreme Records page.

Records Since 1 January 2009
Temperature and Humidity
Highest Temperature 34.5 °CNew Record at 15:35 on 12 February 2011
Lowest Temperature -3.2 °CNew Record at 07:26 on 17 June 2012
Highest Dew Point 28.1 °CNew Record at 14:03 on 19 February 2017
Lowest Dew Point -3.5 °CNew Record at 16:12 on 06 October 2022
Highest Apparent Temperature 38.9 °CNew Record at 23:49 on 20 November 2010
Lowest Apparent Temperature -4.6 °CNew Record at 07:18 on 14 July 2021
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 33.0 °CNew Record at 16:06 on 21 January 2024
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature -0.9 °CNew Record at 05:11 on 06 August 2023
Lowest Wind Chill Temperature  °CNew Record
Highest Humidex 39.5 °CNew Record at 14:41 on 21 January 2024
Highest Heat Index 40.3 °CNew Record at 23:49 on 20 November 2010
Highest Minimum 21.5 °CNew Record at 07:07 on 10 February 2022
Lowest Maximum 7.5 °CNew Record at 00:00 on 22 June 2013
Highest Daily Range 35.6 °CNew Record on 17 June 2015
Lowest Daily Range 0.0 °CNew Record on 21 July 2018
Highest Humidity 100 %New Record at 20:17 on 09 November 2010
Lowest Humidity 25 %New Record at 23:17 on 10 November 2010
Rainfall
Highest Rain Rate 174.0 mm/hrNew Record at 18:20 on 04 December 2015
Highest Hourly Rainfall 64.8 mmNew Record at 07:30 on 08 March 2018
Highest Daily Rainfall 91.8 mmNew Record on 20 June 2015
Highest Monthly Rainfall 427.8 mmNew Record August 2015
Longest Dry Period 27 daysNew Record to 04 March 2013
Longest Wet Period 16 daysNew Record to 31 May 2016
Wind
Highest Wind Gust 116 km/hNew Record at 12:33 on 27 November 2016
Highest Wind Speed Average 59 km/hNew Record at 13:27 on 24 January 2011
Highest Daily Wind Run 3196.3 kmNew Record on 15 December 2016
Pressure
Lowest Pressure (sl) 976.6 hPaNew Record at 03:26 on 21 July 2017
Highest Pressure (sl) 1040.7 hPaNew Record at 23:39 on 08 October 2022

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