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The weather guide for Wellington, 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 Wellington?

The hottest time of year in Wellington is normally January. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 20°C.

Which month has the most rain in Wellington?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Wellington with 144mm on average. There are normally 16 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Wellington?

The sunniest time of year in Wellington is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 52% of daylight hours; that's 7 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Wellington?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Wellington in February when the water temperature reaches 17°C.

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Compare Wellington weather with the USA

Below the Wellington weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Wellington, 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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