Best time to visit, weather and climate New Zealand

Best time to visit New Zealand

Climate New Zealand per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
19°C 19°C 18°C 16°C 14°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 15°C 17°C
20
mm
19
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20
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23
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23
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26
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27
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26
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22
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30
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34
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29
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The best time to visit New Zealand is from january until april and november and december, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in New Zealand is 19°C in january and the lowest is 11°C in july.

The average climate figure for New Zealand is an 7,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

New Zealand has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in New Zealand or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate New Zealand

New Zealand has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for New Zealand is 15° degrees and there is about 299 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 188 days a year with an average humidity of 79% and an UV-index of 4.


Climate New Zealand

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 19°C 19°C 18°C 16°C 14°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 15°C 17°C
Night 15°C 15°C 15°C 13°C 12°C 10°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 14°C
Precip 20
mm
19
mm
20
mm
23
mm
23
mm
26
mm
27
mm
26
mm
22
mm
30
mm
34
mm
29
mm
Rain
days
9 8 9 12 13 13 12 12 12 13 10 11
Dry
days
22 20 22 18 18 17 19 19 18 18 20 20
Sun hours
per day
9 8 8 8 8 5 8 7 8 8 9 10
Wind force
in Bft
4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 5 5 5 4 3 3 4 3 4 4 4 5
 


Climate New Zealand january

On average, it is maximum 19° in january in New Zealand and at least around 15° degrees. In january there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand february

On average, it is maximum 19° in february in New Zealand and at least around 15° degrees. In february there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand march

On average, it is maximum 18° in march in New Zealand and at least around 15° degrees. In march there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand april

On average, it is maximum 16° in april in New Zealand and at least around 13° degrees. In april there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand may

On average, it is maximum 14° in may in New Zealand and at least around 12° degrees. In may there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand june

On average, it is maximum 12° in june in New Zealand and at least around 10° degrees. In june there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand july

On average, it is maximum 11° in july in New Zealand and at least around 9° degrees. In july there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand august

On average, it is maximum 12° in august in New Zealand and at least around 10° degrees. In august there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand september

On average, it is maximum 12° in september in New Zealand and at least around 10° degrees. In september there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand october

On average, it is maximum 14° in october in New Zealand and at least around 11° degrees. In october there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand november

On average, it is maximum 15° in november in New Zealand and at least around 12° degrees. In november there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in New Zealand.

Climate New Zealand december

On average, it is maximum 17° in december in New Zealand and at least around 14° degrees. In december there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in New Zealand.

14 day weather forecast New Zealand

The weather for Wellington in New Zealand will be around 17° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for New Zealand is based on the weather in Wellington.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Th
29 Oct
Bewolkt 16°C 10°C 14°C 0.6 mm 40% 2m/s 3
Fr
30 Oct
Bewolkt 16°C 13°C 14°C 0.1 mm 10% 9m/s 5
Sa
31 Oct
Regen 16°C 14°C 14°C 14 mm 95% 11m/s 3
Su
1 Nov
Licht bewolkt 17°C 12°C 15°C 0.7 mm 40% 5m/s 8
Mo
2 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 15°C 11°C 15°C 0.1 mm 10% 5m/s 4
Tu
3 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 15°C 9°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 9
We
4 Nov
Bewolkt 15°C 12°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 10m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Th
5 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 17°C 13°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 10m/s 10
Fr
6 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 15°C 10°C 15°C 0.2 mm 15% 5m/s 4
Sa
7 Nov
Licht bewolkt 19°C 9°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 2
Su
8 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 15°C 14°C 15°C 0.4 mm 25% 9m/s 1
Mo
9 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 16°C 14°C 15°C 0.1 mm 10% 11m/s 2
Tu
10 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 16°C 14°C 15°C 0.3 mm 20% 10m/s 2
We
11 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 16°C 14°C 15°C 0.1 mm 10% 10m/s 2

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Hotels and apartments in New Zealand

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Flight tickets to New Zealand

You can fly to New Zealand at these well-known airports:

  • Auckland International Airport
    Auckland
  • Wellington International Airport
    Wellington
  • Christchurch International Airport
    Christchurch
  • Hamilton International Airport
    Hamilton
  • Tauranga Airport
    Tauranga
  • Dunedin Airport
    Dunedin
  • Nelson Airport
    Nelson
  • Hawke's Bay Airport
    Napier
  • New Plymouth Airport
    New Plymouth
  • Invercargill Airport
    Invercargill

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About New Zealand

New Zealand is in the continental part Oceania and the capital is Wellington. The total surface is 269.190 km² with 15.134 km of coastline and the population consists of 4.887.270 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 5x as small as New Zealand. If you want to call New Zealand you have to use +64 or 0064 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +645012457809 or 00645012457809.

New Zealand is in a straight line at 11.352 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 14 hours15.

Currency New Zealand

In New Zealand the New Zealand dollar is used to pay.

Exchange rate New Zealand dollar (NZD) 29 october 2020

1 New Zealand dollar = 10,86 South African rand
100 New Zealand dollar = 1.085,95 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,09 New Zealand dollar
100 South African rand = 9,21 New Zealand dollar

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Download Apple

MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference New Zealand

In New Zealand it is now 11:21 o’clock in the morning on thursday 29 october 2020. That is 11 hour later than in New Zealand. The time zone of New Zealand is Pacific/Auckland and the Greenwich time is UTC+13.

Vaccinations New Zealand

No recommended vaccinations are required for New Zealand.