The situation
Issued at 6:55 pm on the 24th of July by Russell Voice

LOW CLOUD & FOG TO START THURSDAY – MORE SUNSHINE DURING THE AFTERNOON.

Good evening. It’s been a mostly cloudy day across the region with occasional fine spells; more widespread and frequent this afternoon. We did see some rain in parts of the Kaikoura District with totals between 10-30mm, higher towards the foothills.

Christchurch took top honours with a modest high of 13.2 degrees while Mt Cook Village recorded just 6.5 degrees. Full list of the daily ‘highs’ below.

This evening low cloud will become more widespread once again with fog ‘pockets’ overnight; more likely about our inland basins and low lying areas across the Canterbury Plains. We may see some light frosts through the Interior depending on low cloud and fog – higher chance Twizel & Mt Cook Village.

Our overall weather shows some improvements on Thursday through the weekend with slightly milder temperature and more sunshine hours, before some very cold air, rain and snow to lower levels during middle stages of next week.

Keep up to date with our ‘Live Weather Feed’  and town pages for all the latest details and developments.

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YOUR OFFICIAL DAILY ‘HIGHS’ FOR WEDNESDAY.

WEBCAM SNAP OF THE DAY.

Christchurch 13.3, Arthur’s Pass Village 13, Amberley 12, Rangiora 12, Leeston 12, Hanmer Springs 12, Culverden 12, Waiau 12, Ashburton 11, Oxford, Rakaia 11, Akarao 13, Twizel 9, Darfield 12, Geraldine 11, Waimate 11, Rolleston 12, Castle Hill Village 10,  Timaru 11, Fairlie 9, Mt Lyford Village 9, Lake Tekapo 9, Mt Cook Village 6.

Moody and dramatic skies in Kaikoura.

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Our weather becomes a little brighter and clearer from Thursday onwards, with sunny & settled conditions set to dominate the end of the week.

Our weekend is looking fantastic out east across the Canterbury Plains & Coast with mostly sunny skies and above average temperatures.

We’re watching some  cold air with rain and snow to lower levels during middle stages of next week.

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.

Low cloud becoming widespread this evening with ‘pockets’ of fog overnight. Some drizzle or light rain possible about parts of Banks Peninsula, clearing overnight. Light winds. Light frost risk in the Mackenzie Country. Overnight Lows: -1,-6 degrees.

THURSDAY.

A mostly fine day bar areas of low cloud and fog early on. Light winds for inland areas, nor-east winds will freshen a tad about Coastal Canterbury. H: 11-13 L: 3-6

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