Met.Net.NZ Surface Observations
Rosie Weather

Where analysis has been associated with prognosis, eg NWP these observations can be found on that part of this page.

MetVUW ( obs at NZ weather stations at the following times (NZ time): 12am, 3am, 6am, 9am, 12pm, 3pm, 6pm, and 9pm. Note: precipitation data is only available every six hours. The images should be available on these pages about 35 minutes after those times.
They also archive some of this.
Temperature & Relative Humidity
Rain Radar
Met Service Radar images
Auckland 00 | 03 | 06 | 09 | 12 | 15 | 18 | 21
Wellington 00 | 03 | 06 | 09 | 12 | 15 | 18 | 21
Canterbury 00 | 03 | 06 | 09 | 12 | 15 | 18 | 21

MetVUW Rain Radar:
12 hour rain radar panels
all three New Zealand stations

Combo for last two issues

36 hour rain radar panels
Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
Meteograms & other things from Wyoming (

From Wyoming:
Excellent Meteograms
Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch

or latest 3 hourly observations
Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch

Auckland, Wellington, & Christchurch

Upper air charts, etc. (Pacific or Southern Hemisphere), or NZ profiles
University of Canterbury, NZ
Geography Dept
weather & satellite pages
rooftop weather data & archived BOM analysis

Physics Dept
Adrian McDonald's projects
CUSTAR Canterbury University Stratosphere-Troposphere Atmospheric Radar

Home based observations
Trevor McGavin's site Lower Hutt (WN) includes a webcam image and
extensive links to NZ DIY observations
- including the following selection I use most often view

Brian's inspiring site (Awhitu, AK) with lots of goodies
Brian's MetService 3 hourly obs

NZ Weather Forum - replacing Brian's original one - this is moderated by Steven Graham

Chris Noble's links to observations & more

Ilam - UC Dept of Geography - good range of measurements

Christchurch - CCC Bldg roof-top readings

Birdlings Flat - UC Dept of Physics

Prebbleton (CH)

Westlake (CH) excellent obs from Simon - webcam

Hillmorton & Hoon Hay (CH)

Templeton (CH) with great camera work by Steven Graham

Mike's Rangiora Airfield

Dunedin webcams, current weather & forecast

Nelson - Warren.Co with webcam
Fire weather
The NZ Fire Service site for rural fire hazard assessments with daily meteorological observations from across NZ plus climate models

Weather - past, present and forecast updated at 2pm daily and excellent with maps, tables and archives
Historical observations
NOAA Historical daily obs data for stations worldwide

For good, easy to use historical observations - (standard stations only)

Last updated: 4 February 2005
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