Climate and monthly weather forecast
Wellington, New Zealand

A red cable bus on the road in Wellington, New Zealand, with the view of the sea, mountains, and the city in the distance
A red cable bus on the road in Wellington, New Zealand, with the view of the sea, mountains, and the city in the distance

Weather in January

January, like December, in Wellington, New Zealand, is another enjoyable summer month, with an average temperature ranging between max 18.5°C (65.3°F) and min 15°C (59°F). In January, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still comfortable 18.5°C (65.3°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the summer, February, is also an enjoyable month in Wellington, New Zealand, with an average temperature varying between 18.8°C (65.8°F) and 15.4°C (59.7°F). The warmest month is February, with an average high-temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.4°C (59.7°F). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the autumn in Wellington, is still a comfortable month, with an average temperature ranging between max 17.8°C (64°F) and min 14.3°C (57.7°F). In Wellington, the average high-temperature in March is almost the same as in February - a still enjoyable 17.8°C (64°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, the same as March, in Wellington, New Zealand, is another mild autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 15.8°C (60.4°F) and 13°C (55.4°F). In April, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in March - a mild 15.8°C (60.4°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn in Wellington, is another mild month, with an average temperature varying between 11.4°C (52.5°F) and 14.1°C (57.4°F). In Wellington, the average high-temperature in May is relatively the same as in April - a still moderate 14.1°C (57.4°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the winter, June, is still a cool month in Wellington, New Zealand, with an average temperature fluctuating between 12.3°C (54.1°F) and 9.7°C (49.5°F). In Wellington, the average high-temperature in June is almost the same as in May - a cool 12.3°C (54.1°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, like June, in Wellington, New Zealand, is another fresh winter month, with an average temperature ranging between max 11.4°C (52.5°F) and min 9°C (48.2°F). The coldest month is July, with an average high-temperature of 11.4°C (52.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 9°C (48.2°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the winter in Wellington, is also a fresh month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 9.5°C (49.1°F) and an average high of 11.8°C (53.2°F). In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still fresh 11.8°C (53.2°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the spring, September, is also a fresh month in Wellington, New Zealand, with an average temperature ranging between max 12.5°C (54.5°F) and min 9.6°C (49.3°F). In Wellington, the average high-temperature in September is essentially the same as in August - a still fresh 12.5°C (54.5°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October is a mild spring month in Wellington, New Zealand, with temperature in the range of an average high of 13.8°C (56.8°F) and an average low of 10.5°C (50.9°F). In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a moderate 13.8°C (56.8°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the spring in Wellington, is also a moderate month, with an average temperature ranging between max 15.2°C (59.4°F) and min 12°C (53.6°F). In November, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in October - a still mild 15.2°C (59.4°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the summer in Wellington, is an enjoyable month, with an average temperature varying between 17.2°C (63°F) and 14°C (57.2°F). In Wellington, New Zealand, the average high-temperature in December is almost the same as in November - an enjoyable 17.2°C (63°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the driest month in Wellington?

January and February are months with the least rain in Wellington when the rain falls for 9.6 days and typically aggregates up to 20mm (0.79") of rain.

How much does it rain in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, during the entire year, the rain falls for 144.3 days and collects up to 394mm (15.51") of precipitation.

When is the highest UV index in Wellington?

The months with the highest UV index are January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the warmest month in Wellington?

With an average high-temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.4°C (59.7°F), February is the warmest month in Wellington.

What is the most humid month in Wellington?

The months with the highest humidity in Wellington, New Zealand, are February through April and December, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

When is the sea warmest in Wellington?

The month with the warmest seawater in Wellington, New Zealand, is February, with an average sea temperature of 17.1°C (62.8°F).

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Wellington?

On Sunday, 02. April 2023, at 3:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends in Wellington, and the time zone changes from NZDT to NZST. The next Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, 24. September 2023, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from NZST to NZDT.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Wellington?

May and June, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the wettest month in Wellington?

The month with the most rainfall in Wellington, New Zealand, is June, when the rain falls for 14.5 days and typically aggregates up to 47mm (1.85") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Wellington?

The month with the shortest days in Wellington, New Zealand, is June, with an average of 9h and 15min of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Wellington?

The month with the least sunshine in Wellington is June, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

What is the coldest month in Wellington?

July is the coldest month in Wellington, with an average high-temperature of 11.4°C (52.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 9°C (48.2°F).

What is the least humid month in Wellington?

July is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Wellington?

August is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 12.3°C (54.1°F).

When are the longest days in Wellington?

The month with the longest days in Wellington is December, with an average of 15h and 6min of daylight.

What month has the most sunshine in Wellington?

With an average of 9.4h of sunshine, December has the most sunshine of the year.

Average temperature
Wellington, New Zealand

Average temperature - Wellington, New Zealand

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (18.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (11.4°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (15.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (9°C).

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Average pressure
Wellington, New Zealand

Average pressure - Wellington, New Zealand

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (1017.7mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are September and November (1012.2mbar).

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Average wind speed
Wellington, New Zealand

Average wind speed - Wellington, New Zealand

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (26.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (23.1km/h).

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Average humidity
Wellington, New Zealand

Average humidity - Wellington, New Zealand

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, March, April and December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (78%).

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Average rainfall
Wellington, New Zealand

Average rainfall - Wellington, New Zealand

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (47mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (20mm).

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Average rainfall days
Wellington, New Zealand

Average rainfall days - Wellington, New Zealand

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (14.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8 days).

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Average sea temperature
Wellington, New Zealand

Average sea temperature - Wellington, New Zealand

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (17.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (12.3°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Wellington, New Zealand

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Wellington, New Zealand

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 15h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9h and 15min).

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days
Wellington, New Zealand

Average sunshine days - Wellington, New Zealand

The month with the most sunshine days is March (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.5 days).

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Average UV index
Wellington, New Zealand

Average UV index - Wellington, New Zealand

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March and December (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are May and June (UV index 3).

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Average visibility
Wellington, New Zealand

Average visibility - Wellington, New Zealand

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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