April weather forecast and climate
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 April

April, like March, is a moderate autumn month in Wellington, New Zealand, with temperature in the range of an average high of 15.8°C (60.4°F) and an average low of 13°C (55.4°F).

Temperature

In Wellington, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - a moderate 15.8°C (60.4°F). In April, the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are February through April and December, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

In April, in Wellington, the rain falls for 13.1 days. Throughout April, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 144.3 rainfall days, and 394mm (15.51") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Wellington, the average water temperature is 15.5°C (59.9°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 15.5°C (59.9°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In Wellington, the average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Wellington is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, in April, the average high-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

What is the most humid month in Wellington?

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

What is the average humidity in April in Wellington?

The average relative humidity in April is 80%.

How many days does it rain in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, in April, during 13.1 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, the average seawater temperature in April is 15.5°C (59.9°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.5°C (59.9°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in April in Wellington?

In April, the average length of the day in Wellington, New Zealand, is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, the average sunshine in April is 7.5h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average temperature in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in April: 15.8°C

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).

  • Average low temperature in April: 13°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 in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average pressure in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average pressure in April: 1016.9mbar

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

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Average wind speed in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average wind speed in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average wind speed in April: 24.4km/h

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 in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average humidity in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in April: 80%

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 in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average rainfall in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in April: 37mm

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 in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average rainfall days in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in April: 13.1 days

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 in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average sea temperature in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average sea temperature in April: 15.5°C

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 in April /
Average sunshine in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average daylight in April: 11h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.5h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average sunshine days in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average sunshine days in April: 14.3 days

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 in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average UV index in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in April: 4

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

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Average cloud cover in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average cloud cover in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average cloud cover in April: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in April
Wellington, New Zealand

Average visibility in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average visibility in April: 10km

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

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