The situation
Issued at 5:25 pm on the 27th of July by Russell Voice

A FANTASTIC LOOK TO OUR WEDNESDAY – SUNNY & SETTLED WEATHER FOR ALL

Good evening. Our colder south-west flow is now easing, with the last of the showers and snow flurries clearing about northern parts of the region. ‘Healthy’ rainfall totals were recorded earlier today, especially about the foothills between Methven and Oxford, with a number of spots recording between 15-20mm. Snow lowered to around 1300m, with anywhere between  5-20cm recorded about our local ski fields.

Geraldine grabbed top spot today, with a modest 14.3 degrees; the full list of the daily ‘highs’ below. Under clearing skies this evening, widespread frost develops tonight, possibly severe about the Mackenzie Country and our inland basins – source our town pages for specific & moderated overnight temperatures.

High pressure largely dominates our weather from Wednesday onwards, with nor-easterly/easterly winds and areas of lower and middle level cloud over the weekend. We may see isolated drizzle patches at time about the Canterbury Plains & Coast.

Early and middle stages of next week look more ‘active’ with a number of rain and snow possibilities on current analysis. 

NEW DEVELOPMENTS – members, our new 1-7 day summary, new format and display is now in place. We still have a few tweaks to make and a few webcams are currently down. Please note, there will be further adjustments & refinements over the next week. More exciting developments will take place through August and into spring.

Source your town page for specific details and keep up to date with our ‘Live Weather Feed’ for all the latest developments

YOUR DAILY ‘HIGHS’ FOR TUESDAY –  brought to you by Power Plains

Geraldine 14.3, Waimate 14, Timaru 14, Fairlie 13, Ashburton 13, Leeston 13, Christchurch 13, Omarama 13, Rolleston 13, Akaroa 12, Lyttelton 12, Kaikoura 12, Rangiora 13, Amberley 13, Cheviot 13, Gore Bay 12, Burkes Pass Village 12, Methven 11, Darfield 11, Boyle River 11, Springfield 11, Lake Tekapo 11, Oxford 11, Twizel 11, Culverden 10, Hanmer Springs 9, Mt Cook Village 10, Arthur’s Pass Village 7, Mt Lyford Village 7, Castle Hill Village 7.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Our colder south-west flow eases this evening, with frosts developing tonight.

Middle and later stages of the week look mostly fine currently under weak high pressure. We may see areas of lower and middle level cloud about the Canterbury Plains & Coast over the weekend.

Next week looks more active, with a few fronts and systems bringing rain and snow risk for the high country.

Please source town pages for specific details and keep up to date with our ‘Live Weather Feed’ for all the very latest information.

GENERAL TWO DAY SUMMARY FOR CANTERBURY – PLEASE CHECK YOUR TOWN FORECAST FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION. 

THIS EVENING & OVERNIGHT.

Mostly fine, with light winds and frosts developing. The last of the cloud and remaining showers clearing about northern parts of the region. 

Overnight Lows: -4, 4 degrees.

WEDNESDAY.

Early frosts for most. A sunny and bright day, with light nor-westerly winds developing inland, tending light nor-easterly during the afternoon. Pleasant winter conditions under high pressure. H 10-15 L: -2, 4.

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