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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.

What is the flight time to New Zealand from the UK?

The flight time to New Zealand from the UK is typically 25 hours.

What is the time difference between New Zealand and the UK?

The time difference between New Zealand and the UK is GMT+12 to GMT+12.75 hours.

What is the main language spoken in New Zealand?

The main language spoken in New Zealand is English.

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What is the currency in New Zealand?

The currency in New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD).

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Which plugs are used in New Zealand?

New Zealand uses electrical plug type I (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in New Zealand?

They drive on the left side of the road in New Zealand.

Do you need a visa for New Zealand?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter New Zealand.

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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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