Best time to visit Wellington

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When is the best time to visit Wellington?

The best time to visit Wellington is January and February based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Wellington20
    Jan
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Wellington20
    Feb
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Wellington19
    Mar
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Wellington17
    Apr
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Wellington14
    May
  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Wellington12
    Jun
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Wellington11
    Jul
  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Wellington12
    Aug
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Wellington13
    Sep
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Wellington15
    Oct
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Wellington17
    Nov
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Wellington19
    Dec

Best time to visit

The weather guide for New Zealand (Wellington) 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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