Weather Brief 19 October: Stunning Long Weekend Ahead
We are bringing you good weather news just in time for the long weekend! High pressure and prevailing westerlies will bring generally dry conditions to Aotearoa and is expected to continue over the next several days. Temperatures are also likely to be above or well above average nationwide, with the warmest temperatures in the east of both islands.
SaturdayA nice start to the weekend for big parts of the country. Best chance of sunshine will be in the east. As the sun angle increases the UV index will rise as well, do not forget to put on sunscreen if you’re out an about. Except for some showers and clouds along the West Coast and coastal Southland, the rest of the country should stay dry.
SundayMuch of the same ☀️. The summerlike temperatures will stick around, and we are in for another beautiful day, especially along the east coast of both islands. Some more clouds are possible in the west with the possibility for some showers in the upper North Island and western South Island.
MondayThe nice weather should continue into Labour Day and it looks to be a good day for a BBQ or a trip to the beach for many. Just be prepared for the possibility of odd showers in the west of both islands with southerlies building in. Enjoy your weekend!
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