New Zealand is in for more damp, as the summer rains continue across the country on Wednesday, but two areas will be exempt from the clouds and drizzle.
Metservice is forecasting Queenstown and Greymouth will both have fine days, with no cloud or drizzle forecast, perhaps a bit of light wind the only downside.
- Boxing Day weather forecast: Rain across the country
- Floods hit Wellington as it receives more rain in one hour than past 48 days
For the rest of the country, the day is expected to contain at least some cloud or showers, with showers expected.
Weather for December 27, 2017:
- Northland and Whangarei - A few showers clearing in the afternoon, high of 23degC
- Auckland - Showers becoming isolated in the morning and clearing to fine spells in the afternoon, high of 23degC
- Hamilton and Waikato - Sunny, but with some afternoon showers, high of 23degC
- Tauranga - Long fine spells with a few showers in the afternoon, high of 24degC
- New Plymouth - Early morning showers, clearing to sun, high of 21degC
- Napier - Showers and clouds, possible hail, high of 20degC
- Wellington - Showers and cloudy periods, with strong southerly winds, high of 16degC
- Nelson - Sun and light winds, possible rainfall in the evening, high of 20degC
- Greymouth - A fine day, with easterlies dying out this evening, high of 20degC
- Christchurch - Mostly cloudy morning, with a few showers clearing to fine afternoon, high of 17degC
- Dunedin - Morning cloud and showers then fine, cloud expected to return in the evening, high of 15degC
- Invercargill - Mainly fine, with a chance of morning showers, high of 16 degC