April 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 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).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Sea temperature

In April, the average sea temperature in Wellington, New Zealand, 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

The average length of the day in April in Wellington is 10h and 59min.
On the first day of April, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 7:14 pm NZDT. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 5:29 pm NZST.
Note: On Sunday, 02. April 2023, at 3:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from NZDT to NZST. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 24. September 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from NZST to NZDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April in Wellington is 7.5h.

UV index

In Wellington, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, 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?

February through April and December, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, the average relative humidity in April is 80%.

How many days does it rain in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, during April, the rain falls for 13.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 37mm (1.46") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in April in Wellington?

In April, the average sea temperature in Wellington 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).

How many hours of daylight does Wellington have in April?

In Wellington, New Zealand, the average day length in April is 10h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April in Wellington?

On the first day of April in Wellington, sunrise is at 7:35 am and sunset at 7:14 pm NZDT. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 5:29 pm NZST.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in April 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 DST starts on Sunday, 24. September 2023, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Wellington have in April?

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

How high is the UV index in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

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).
The 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%

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 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: 10h and 59min

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).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 30min

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 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

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 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

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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