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Rainbow Weather Forecast

Base: 469m (1539ft); Upper: 536m (1759ft)

New Zealand

DATE BASE LEVEL @ 469m UPPER LEVEL @ 536m MORE ELEMENTS
Day Local Time Wind Dir Wind Speed Icon Temp RH Vis Wind Dir Wind Speed Icon Temp Precip Freeze Level Cloud Amount Pressure
Units =>degmph °F%milesdegmph °FInm%mb
Wed 23
Oct
00:00

246°

339995

244°

3400.04127887991
 03:00

173°

833953

175°

8370.1192117995
 06:00

183°

1133944

183°

11350.07791171001
 09:00

187°

939756

186°

10390.02106931005
 12:00

189°

843666

189°

9420.01124951006
 15:00

204°

644626

206°

8440.00137501006
 18:00

267°

342676

266°

3440.00141201006
 21:00

304°

328906

303°

4380.0095201007

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The 7 day weather forecast summary for Rainbow, New Zealand:

Taking a look at the forecast over the coming week and the average daytime maximum will be around 10°C, with a high of 18°C expected on Saturday afternoon. The average minimum temperature for the week ahead will be around 1°C, dipping to its lowest on Wednesday evening at -2°C. Tuesday is expected to see the most precipitation with around 8mm, or about 0.3inches anticipated. The strongest wind will be felt on Sunday afternoon, coming from the northwest, and reaching around 20mph, that's about 32km/h.

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Day

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Local Time

The wind direction we use on this page is the direction the wind is coming from, given in a 16 point compass format.
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Dir

This refers to the sustained average wind speed, normally averaged over a period of 10 minutes for up to 3 hrs.
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Speed/
Gust

Temperature from our forecast perspective are fairly well defined, they are what we would expect to measure in a standard meteorological screen (in other words, shaded and well ventilated) at 2 metres above ground level.
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Temp/
Feels Like

The relative humidity is the percent of saturation humidity, generally calculated in relation to saturated vapour density.
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Humidity

The value given is a total predicted for the previous 3 hrs and includes the time of the forecast being looked at.
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Precip Amount

The total amount of cloud as a percentage is derived from looking at cloud cover throughout the atmosphere and estimating how these combine when looked at from the ground.
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Cloud Amount

Here we try to capture the feel of the weather as an image – it will never be perfect but is useful for a quick overview.
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Weather

When we measure for forecast air pressure we are normally doing this relative to a certain height and most commonly relative to Mean Sea Level.
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Pressure