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A very early Good Morning - Today is: Saturday, 25 May 2024 01:19:33 NZST
Current: 4.9°C, Max: 6.4°C, Min: 4.9°C
FORECAST: Cloudy. Low 3C. Winds light and variable. Frost or heavy dew may be present. It feels like 3.5°C. 4 clothing layers recommended.
Station Forecast: Fine, possible showers | Sunrise: 07:26 | Sunset: 17:03 | Dawn: 06:56 | Dusk: 17:33
Weather Forecast
Temperature : Current trend is Falling, changing by -1.3 °C/hr 4.9°C, 90%   Pressure : Current trend is Steady, changing by 0.0 hPa/hr 1010.2hPa
Based upon today's weather there is a Low Fire Danger (restrictions may apply)
Fire Danger
Wind Speed :  WSW  Current wind speed is Calm (F0) from WSW (247°) 0km/h   Wind Gust : Current trend is Rising 1km/h
Air Quality :  4 AQI  1ug/m3   Rainfall : Current trend is Steady 0.0mm
Sun Light : 0Lux, 0.0hrs   Solar UV :  0.0UVI  0W/m2
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Today's Weather Results (Saturday)

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

Today's data
Temperature and Humidity
Highest Temperature 6.4 °C at 00:00 
Lowest Temperature 4.9 °C at 01:01
Highest Dew Point 4.3 °C at 00:02 
Lowest Dew Point 3.4 °C at 01:01
Highest Apparent Temperature 5.1 °C at 00:00 
Lowest Apparent Temperature 3.7 °C at 01:01
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 6.4 °C at 00:00 
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature 5.1 °C at 01:01
Lowest Wind Chill 5.1 °C at 01:01
Highest Heat Index 6.4 °C at 00:00
Highest Humidity 89 % at 00:43 
Lowest Humidity 86 % at 00:00
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 1 km/h at 00:25
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 1 km/h (F0) at 00:28
Wind Run 0.1 km  
Pressure
Highest Pressure (SL) 1010.2 hPa at 00:08
Lowest Pressure (SL) 1010.2 hPa at 00:00
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 13.7 °C at 15:28 
Lowest Temperature 6.0 °C at 01:22
Highest Dew Point 9.2 °C at 10:50 
Lowest Dew Point 4.2 °C at 23:57
Highest Apparent Temperature 12.5 °C at 15:28 
Lowest Apparent Temperature 4.8 °C at 01:22
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 13.5 °C at 15:28 
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature 6.0 °C at 01:22
Lowest Wind Chill 6.0 °C at 01:22
Highest Heat Index 13.7 °C at 15:28
Highest Humidity 94 % at 08:04 
Lowest Humidity 65 % at 15:28
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 11 km/h at 03:56
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 4 km/h (F1) at 11:50
Wind Run 39.8 km  
Pressure
Highest Pressure (SL) 1010.2 hPa at 22:30
Lowest Pressure (SL) 1008.5 hPa at 14:59
Hours of Sun 2.8 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* Fri
24/05/24
Thu
23/05/24
Wed
22/05/24
Tue
21/05/24
Mon
20/05/24
Sun
19/05/24
Sat
18/05/24
7 Day
Average*
Trend on
previous
7 days*
High Temperature °C 6.4 13.714.214.414.018.117.813.2 15.1 -0.57
Low Temperature °C 4.9 6.07.810.112.03.56.39.7 7.9 +0.93
High Apparent Temp. °C 5.1 12.513.412.513.417.015.912.1 13.8 -0.70
Low Apparent Temp. °C 3.7 4.86.68.411.11.64.98.2 6.5 +0.94
Low Wind Chill °C 5.1 6.07.810.112.03.56.49.8 7.9 +1.09
High Heat Index °C 6.4 13.714.214.414.018.117.813.2 15.1 -0.57
High Dew Point °C 4.3 9.29.111.312.610.39.810.6 10.4 +0.11
Low Dew Point °C 3.4 4.65.96.99.82.44.75.9 5.7 +0.80
High Humidity % 89 94.090.095.095.094.091.093.0 93.1 -0.14
Low Humidity % 86 65.069.069.080.050.053.071.0 65.3 +0.57
Rainfall (T:6mm) mm 0.0 0.00.01.44.80.20.00.0 0.9 +0.54
Max Wind Gust km/h 1 11.023.052.040.045.035.039.0 35.0 +9.29
Max Average Speed km/h 1 4.06.017.013.011.011.012.0 10.6 +2.43
Wind Run km 0.1 39.853.6170.2170.9112.591.9138.0 111.0 +49.23
Wind bearing ° 37 771171711176971307 132.7 238.9
Wind Direction - NE ENEESESESEENEENENW SE WSW
High Pressure hPa 1010.2 1010.21013.91014.01011.91019.71020.61021.7 1016.0 -8.59
Low Pressure hPa 1010.2 1008.51010.01004.71001.71012.01018.01018.2 1010.4 -8.53
Sun Hours (T:25h) hours 0.0 2.84.02.60.15.58.21.9 3.6 -0.11
Solar Radiation W/m2 0 430.0500.0405.0214.0374.0392.0373.0 384.0 -108.57
UV Index UVI 0.0 3.8.04.6.03.9.02.6.03.5.03.7.04.1.0 3.7 -0.84
* 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* Fri
24/05/24
Thu
23/05/24
Wed
22/05/24
Tue
21/05/24
Mon
20/05/24
Sun
19/05/24
Sat
18/05/24
Fri
17/05/24
Thu
16/05/24
Wed
15/05/24
Tue
14/05/24
Mon
13/05/24
Sun
12/05/24
Sat
11/05/24
Fri
10/05/24
Thu
09/05/24
Wed
08/05/24
Tue
07/05/24
Mon
06/05/24
Sun
05/05/24
Sat
04/05/24
Fri
03/05/24
Thu
02/05/24
Wed
01/05/24
Tue
30/04/24
Mon
29/04/24
Sun
28/04/24
Sat
27/04/24
Fri
26/04/24
Thu
25/04/24
30 Day
Average*
Trend on
previous
30 days*
High Temperature °C 6.4 13.714.214.414.018.117.813.216.517.215.816.715.013.115.112.611.415.414.317.118.217.717.414.518.019.120.319.116.517.317.3 16.0 -3.48
Low Temperature °C 4.9 6.07.810.112.03.56.39.77.86.78.77.99.16.12.6-1.22.40.72.99.02.53.37.18.76.64.94.63.92.65.712.3 6.0 -3.75
High Apparent Temp. °C 5.1 12.513.412.513.417.015.912.115.515.815.315.514.112.313.210.58.813.412.015.917.316.616.614.016.817.419.318.114.414.515.1 14.6 -3.99
Low Apparent Temp. °C 3.7 4.86.68.411.11.64.98.26.65.87.46.78.13.70.7-3.7-0.3-1.61.28.10.61.56.26.35.33.53.02.20.74.510.3 4.4 -4.46
Low Wind Chill °C 5.1 6.07.810.112.03.56.49.87.86.78.77.98.95.42.6-1.21.70.73.29.02.53.37.17.26.64.94.63.92.66.112.3 5.9 -3.85
High Heat Index °C 6.4 13.714.214.414.018.117.813.216.517.215.816.715.013.115.112.611.415.414.317.118.217.717.414.518.019.120.319.116.517.317.3 16.0 -3.48
High Dew Point °C 4.3 9.29.111.312.610.39.810.611.012.712.09.411.09.76.34.95.55.46.012.110.58.411.010.612.710.29.88.68.113.412.6 9.8 -3.07
Low Dew Point °C 3.4 4.65.96.99.82.44.75.95.26.16.56.26.62.61.4-3.0-1.0-0.90.66.11.31.95.07.45.23.73.12.71.63.97.2 4.0 -3.58
High Humidity % 89 94.090.095.095.094.091.093.085.097.095.092.097.095.092.090.088.091.084.092.093.093.095.097.096.093.092.093.094.095.095.0 92.9 +1.07
Low Humidity % 86 65.069.069.080.050.053.071.059.072.075.058.070.071.048.053.053.042.048.065.055.051.046.064.066.047.045.041.054.056.057.0 58.4 +1.10
Rainfall (T:25mm) mm 0.0 0.00.01.44.80.20.00.00.00.61.20.00.60.20.00.00.00.00.00.40.00.00.02.49.80.00.00.20.01.61.8 0.8 +0.10
Max Wind Gust km/h 1 11.023.052.040.045.035.039.031.046.036.017.021.019.010.025.052.028.046.052.030.014.028.030.048.041.015.026.045.053.054.0 33.7 -8.73
Max Average Speed km/h 1 4.06.017.013.011.011.012.09.014.09.07.07.06.05.07.015.07.010.012.08.06.07.012.017.011.06.08.012.019.014.0 10.1 -2.87
Wind Run km 0.1 39.853.6170.2170.9112.591.9138.076.286.781.343.451.750.542.551.1150.348.294.7111.642.643.373.482.4115.367.447.748.474.2212.5188.8 88.7 -30.96
Wind bearing ° 37 771171711176971307311308803401429832128717818127268281327522852912965645310290302 200.5 205.7
Wind Direction - NE ENEESESESEENEENENWNWNWENNWNNEWNWNWWNWSNNESEWWNNWNEWNWWNWWNWNENENWWNWWNW SSW SSW
High Pressure hPa 1010.2 1010.21013.91014.01011.91019.71020.61021.71023.81020.21022.31027.61027.21025.41025.61026.01027.21026.01027.31023.01024.81023.61022.21011.31017.01028.41033.01031.41024.01010.61016.9 1021.9 +2.02
Low Pressure hPa 1010.2 1008.51010.01004.71001.71012.01018.01018.21020.41010.91009.71022.31023.31022.81023.41021.71022.81020.01022.71016.91021.41021.01011.21003.71005.21017.21028.41024.01010.81001.91005.5 1015.3 +0.74
Sun Hours (T:149h) hours 0.0 2.84.02.60.15.58.21.94.54.02.15.53.31.25.38.86.08.37.02.28.28.36.92.73.08.38.88.66.33.50.9 5.0 -0.06
Solar Radiation W/m2 0 430.0500.0405.0214.0374.0392.0373.0540.0522.0439.0522.0590.0239.0596.0431.0585.0449.0629.0566.0461.0469.0585.0596.0681.0504.0497.0500.0601.0648.0397.0 491.2 -201.03
UV Index UVI 0.0 3.8.04.6.03.9.02.6.03.5.03.7.04.1.04.6.04.9.05.6.04.6.04.6.02.9.04.9.04.1.05.3.04.2.05.1.05.0.04.4.04.4.05.0.05.6.05.7.04.7.04.7.04.8.05.6.06.1.04.5.0 4.6 -2.76
* 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 (May)

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

This Month's data
Temperature and Humidity
Highest Temperature 18.2 °C at 2:42 pm 05 May 
Lowest Temperature -1.2 °C at 6:47 am 10 May
Highest Dew Point 12.7 °C 1:25 pm 16 May
Lowest Dew Point -3.0 °C 7:17 am 10 May
Highest Apparent Temperature 17.3 °C at 1:14 pm 05 May 
Lowest Apparent Temperature -3.7 °C at 7:06 am 10 May
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 17.9 °C 1:14 pm 05 May
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature -1.2 °C 6:47 am 10 May
Lowest Wind Chill Temperature -1.2 °C at 6:47 am 10 May
Highest Heat Index Temperature 18.2 °C at 2:42 pm 05 May
Highest Minimum 12.0 °C 21 May
Lowest Maximum 11.4 °C 09 May
Highest Daily Range 15.7 °C 05 May
Lowest Daily Range 2.0 °C 21 May
Highest Humidity 97 % at 12:15 am 02 May 
Lowest Humidity 42 % at 2:41 pm 08 May
Rainfall
Rainfall this month 21.6 mm  
Rainfall Rate Max 23.2 mm/hr at 10:13 pm 01 May
Highest Hourly Rainfall 3.6 mm at 11:36 pm 01 May
Wind
Highest Gust 52 km/h at 12:03 pm 06 May
Highest Speed (10 minute average) 17 km/h at 10:18 pm 01 May
Wind Run 171.9 km  
Pressure
Highest Pressure (SL) 1027.6 hPa at 7:12 am 14 May
Lowest Pressure (SL) 1001.7 hPa at 3:33 pm 21 May
Hours of Sun 112.4 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 -1.2 °C at 6:47 am 10 May
Highest Dew Point 22.7 °C 2:41 pm 21 January
Lowest Dew Point -3.0 °C 7:17 am 10 May
Highest Apparent Temperature 33.7 °C at 4:06 pm 21 January 
Lowest Apparent Temperature -3.7 °C at 7:06 am 10 May
Highest "Feels Like" Temperature 33.0 °C 4:06 pm 21 January
Lowest "Feels Like" Temperature -1.2 °C 6:47 am 10 May
Lowest Wind Chill Temperature -1.2 °C at 6:47 am 10 May
Highest Heat Index Temperature 33.6 °C at 2:42 pm 21 January
Highest Minimum 19.8 °C 21 January
Lowest Maximum 11.4 °C 09 May
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 141.0 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 906.7 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 -1.2 °CNew Record at 06:47 on 10 May 2024
Lowest Wind Chill Temperature  °CNew Record
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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