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

February 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
The last month of the summer, February, is another pleasant month in Wellington, New Zealand, with average temperature fluctuating between 13.3°C (55.9°F) and 20.3°C (68.5°F).

Temperature

February is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 20.3°C (68.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.3°C (55.9°F).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity is 81.6%.

Rainfall

February is the month with the least rainfall in Wellington. Rain falls for 7 days and accumulates 76.9mm (3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 17.1°C (62.8°F), February is the month with the warmest seawater in Wellington, New Zealand. For most, swimming in 17.1°C (62.8°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 February, the average length of the day in Wellington, New Zealand, is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine in Wellington is 7.3h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the warmest month in Wellington?

The warmest month in Wellington is February, with an average high-temperature of 20.3°C (68.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.3°C (55.9°F).

What is the temperature in February in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, in February, the average high-temperature is 20.3°C (68.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.3°C (55.9°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Wellington?

In February, the average relative humidity is 81.6%.

How many days does it rain in February in Wellington?

In Wellington, in February, during 7 rainfall days, 76.9mm (3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Wellington?

February is the month with the least rainfall in Wellington. Rain falls for 7 days and accumulates 76.9mm (3") of precipitation.

What month 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). Swimming in 17.1°C (62.8°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 sea temperature in February in Wellington?

In February, the average sea temperature in Wellington is 17.1°C (62.8°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.1°C (62.8°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 February?

In Wellington, the average length of the day in February is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Wellington have in February?

In February, the average sunshine in Wellington, New Zealand, is 7.3h.

How high is the UV index in February in Wellington?

In Wellington, New Zealand, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in February: 20.3°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 February: 13.3°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 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in February: 81.6%

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 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in February: 76.9mm

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 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7 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 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average sea temperature in February: 17.1°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average daylight in February: 13.7h

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 February: 7.3h

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 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in February: 10

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).