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The weather guide for Nelson, New Zealand shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Nelson?

The hottest time of year in Nelson is normally January. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 22°C.

Which month has the most rain in Nelson?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Nelson with 133mm on average. There are normally 12 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Nelson?

The sunniest time of year in Nelson is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 58% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Nelson?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Nelson in February when the water temperature reaches 19°C.

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Compare Nelson weather with the USA

Below the Nelson weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Nelson, New Zealand and the USA (Washington).

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Where's hot in New Zealand right now?

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in New Zealand. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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