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Climate & Current Weather

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Climate

New Zealand’s warmest months are mid November to the end of March; with winter June to August. Northern New Zealand is sub-tropical and the south temperate. For most of the North Island and northern South Island the driest season is summer. However in the South Island winter is the driest season for the West Coast, much of inland Canterbury, Otago and Southland.

Due to New Zealand’s high level of ultraviolet light and clear skies it is highly advisable to wear sunglasses and/or a hat if spending time in the sun, and to use sunblock.

Average Temperatures (high / Low In Celsius)

Winter Jun – Aug     Spring Sep – Nov      Summer Dec – Feb     Autumn Mar – May

Auckland
Winter15 | 7 Spring18 | 10 Summer23 | 15 Autumn20 | 12
Wellington
Winter11 | 6 Spring15 | 9 Summer20 | 13 Autumn17 | 11
Christchurch
Winter11 | 1 Spring17 | 8 Summer22 | 12 Autumn17 | 7
Dunedin
Winter10 | 3 Spring15 | 7 Summer19 | 12 Autumn15 | 8
Queenstown
Winter8 | -2 Spring15 | 4 Summer22 | 10 Autumn15 | 4
Milford Sound
Winter9 | 2 Spring14 | 6 Summer19 | 10 Autumn16 | 7

Current Weather

Auckland
17°C
Partly cloudy
Patchy rain nearby 11°C 16°C
Patchy rain nearby 13°C 15°C
Patchy rain nearby 12°C 14°C
Wellington
13°C
Partly cloudy
Patchy rain nearby 10°C 13°C
Patchy rain nearby 10°C 11°C
Patchy rain nearby 8°C 12°C
Christchurch
9°C
Patchy rain nearby
Patchy rain nearby 7°C 10°C
Patchy rain nearby 7°C 10°C
Patchy rain nearby 9°C 11°C
Dunedin
7°C
Partly Cloudy
Patchy rain nearby 6°C 7°C
Partly Cloudy 6°C 8°C
Patchy rain nearby 8°C 9°C
Queenstown
8°C
Clear
Sunny 7°C 17°C
Sunny 5°C 17°C
Sunny 6°C 18°C
Te Anau
5°C
Mist
Patchy rain nearby -0°C 6°C
Mist -3°C 4°C
Partly Cloudy -1°C 6°C