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

Weather in February

February, the last month of the summer, in Wellington, is another comfortable month, with average temperature ranging between max 18.8°C (65.8°F) and min 15.4°C (59.7°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

January and February are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 8 days and typically aggregates up to 20mm (0.79") of rain.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater is February, with an average sea temperature of 17.1°C (62.8°F).
Note: 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).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 8.2h.

UV index

January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Wellington. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 warmest month in Wellington?

February 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).

What is the temperature in February in Wellington?

In Wellington, in February, the average high-temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.4°C (59.7°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 in Wellington.

What is the average humidity in February in Wellington?

In February, the average relative humidity is 80%.

How many days does it rain in February in Wellington?

In Wellington, in February, during 8 rainfall days, 20mm (0.79") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Wellington?

January and February are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 8 days and typically aggregates up to 20mm (0.79") of rain.

What month is the sea warmest in Wellington?

With an average sea temperature of 17.1°C (62.8°F), February is the month with the warmest seawater.

What is the sea temperature in February in Wellington?

In Wellington, in February, the average water temperature is 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).

How many hours of daylight does Wellington have in February?

The average length of the day in February in Wellington, New Zealand, is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Wellington?

In Wellington, the average sunshine in February is 8.2h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in February in Wellington?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Wellington, New Zealand, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Wellington, New Zealand

Average temperature in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in February: 18.8°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 February: 15.4°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 in February
Wellington, New Zealand

Average pressure in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average pressure in February: 1015.3mbar

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 February
Wellington, New Zealand

Average wind speed in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average wind speed in February: 23.3km/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 February
Wellington, New Zealand

Average humidity in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in February: 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 February
Wellington, New Zealand

Average rainfall in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in February: 20mm

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 February
Wellington, New Zealand

Average rainfall days in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in February: 8 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 February
Wellington, New Zealand

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).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Wellington, New Zealand

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

  • Average sunshine in February: 8.2h

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 February
Wellington, New Zealand

Average sunshine days in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average sunshine days in February: 17.8 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 February
Wellington, New Zealand

Average UV index in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in February: 5

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 February
Wellington, New Zealand

Average cloud cover in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average cloud cover in February: 30

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 February
Wellington, New Zealand

Average visibility in February - Wellington, New Zealand
  • Average visibility in February: 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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