Wellington
New Zealand
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
April, like March, in Wellington, New Zealand, is another comfortable autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 16.6°C (61.9°F) and min 10.7°C (51.3°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - a still enjoyable 16.6°C (61.9°F). The average low-temperature, in April, is 10.7°C (51.3°F).

Humidity

In Wellington, the average relative humidity in April is 82.8%.

Rainfall

In April, the rain falls for 9.4 days. Throughout April, 98.2mm (3.9") of precipitation is accumulated. In Wellington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124 days and collects up to 1243.6mm (49") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In April, the average sea temperature in Wellington is 15.5°C (59.9°F).
Note: 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).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Wellington, the average sunshine in April is 5.1h.

UV index

In Wellington, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in April 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in April in Wellington?

The average high-temperature, in April, is 16.6°C (61.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 10.7°C (51.3°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Wellington?

In April, the average relative humidity in Wellington is 82.8%.

How much does it rain in Wellington in April?

In Wellington, New Zealand, during April, the rain falls for 9.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 98.2mm (3.9") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, the average seawater temperature in April is 15.5°C (59.9°F). Swimming in 15.5°C (59.9°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface 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 is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Wellington have in April?

In Wellington, New Zealand, the average sunshine in April is 5.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in April: 16.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (20.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (11.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 10.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (13.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (5.9°C).

Average humidity in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in April: 82.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (78.9%).

Average rainfall in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in April: 98.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (136.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (76.9mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in April: 9.4 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June and July (13.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (7 days).

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).

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 shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 5.1h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.8h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

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

The month with the highest UV index is January (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 1).