Kaikoura climate guide

Temperature in Kaikoura (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
20°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Kaikoura20
20°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Kaikoura20
18°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Kaikoura18
15°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Kaikoura15
11°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Kaikoura11
8°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Kaikoura8
7°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Kaikoura7
8°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Kaikoura8
11°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Kaikoura11
14°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Kaikoura14
16°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Kaikoura16
18°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Kaikoura18
Min temperature (night-time)
8°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Kaikoura8
8°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Kaikoura8
7°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Kaikoura7
4°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Kaikoura4
2°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Kaikoura2
0°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Kaikoura0
-1°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Kaikoura-1
0°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Kaikoura0
1°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Kaikoura1
3°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Kaikoura3
5°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Kaikoura5
7°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Kaikoura7
Sea temperature
16°C sea temperature in January in Kaikoura16
16°C sea temperature in February in Kaikoura16
15°C sea temperature in March in Kaikoura15
14°C sea temperature in April in Kaikoura14
12°C sea temperature in May in Kaikoura12
11°C sea temperature in June in Kaikoura11
10°C sea temperature in July in Kaikoura10
10°C sea temperature in August in Kaikoura10
10°C sea temperature in September in Kaikoura10
11°C sea temperature in October in Kaikoura11
13°C sea temperature in November in Kaikoura13
14°C sea temperature in December in Kaikoura14

Sunshine & Daylight in Kaikoura

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
15 hours of daylight per day in January in Kaikoura15
14 hours of daylight per day in February in Kaikoura14
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Kaikoura12
11 hours of daylight per day in April in Kaikoura11
10 hours of daylight per day in May in Kaikoura10
9 hours of daylight per day in June in Kaikoura9
9 hours of daylight per day in July in Kaikoura9
10 hours of daylight per day in August in Kaikoura10
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Kaikoura12
13 hours of daylight per day in October in Kaikoura13
15 hours of daylight per day in November in Kaikoura15
15 hours of daylight per day in December in Kaikoura15

Rainfall in Kaikoura

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
9 days with some rainfall in January in Kaikoura9
9 days with some rainfall in February in Kaikoura9
10 days with some rainfall in March in Kaikoura10
9 days with some rainfall in April in Kaikoura9
11 days with some rainfall in May in Kaikoura11
10 days with some rainfall in June in Kaikoura10
11 days with some rainfall in July in Kaikoura11
12 days with some rainfall in August in Kaikoura12
11 days with some rainfall in September in Kaikoura11
10 days with some rainfall in October in Kaikoura10
10 days with some rainfall in November in Kaikoura10
10 days with some rainfall in December in Kaikoura10
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
66 mm monthly rainfall in January in Kaikoura66
54 mm monthly rainfall in February in Kaikoura54
85 mm monthly rainfall in March in Kaikoura85
84 mm monthly rainfall in April in Kaikoura84
93 mm monthly rainfall in May in Kaikoura93
89 mm monthly rainfall in June in Kaikoura89
112 mm monthly rainfall in July in Kaikoura112
107 mm monthly rainfall in August in Kaikoura107
78 mm monthly rainfall in September in Kaikoura78
83 mm monthly rainfall in October in Kaikoura83
70 mm monthly rainfall in November in Kaikoura70
76 mm monthly rainfall in December in Kaikoura76

More climate for Kaikoura

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in January in Kaikoura11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in February in Kaikoura10
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in March in Kaikoura7
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in April in Kaikoura4
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in May in Kaikoura2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in June in Kaikoura1
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in July in Kaikoura1
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in August in Kaikoura2
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in September in Kaikoura4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in October in Kaikoura6
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in November in Kaikoura8
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in December in Kaikoura10
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in February in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in March in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in April in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in May in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in June in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in July in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in August in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in September in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in October in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in November in Kaikoura0
No heat & humidity in December in Kaikoura0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Kaikoura, New Zealand shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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