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Mike Watt

Wellington Weather

By our Wellington Local Expert

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Current Weather

Sunny

Sunny

20 °C | 68 °F

(feels like
21 °C | 70 °F)

Cloud Cover 0%

Humidity 72%

Visibility 16 km | 10 mls

Wind From SSE

Wind Conditions 31 km/h | 19 mph

5 Day Forecast

Day

Conditions

High (°C | °F)

Low (°C |°F)

Winds

Friday

Sunrise 6:26 AM

Sunset 8:43 PM

Pleasant with sunshine mixing with some clouds
Pleasant with sunshine mixing with some clouds

21 | 70

17 | 63

22 km/h
14 mph

Saturday

Sunrise 6:27 AM

Sunset 8:42 PM

Pleasant with sun and areas of low clouds
Pleasant with sun and areas of low clouds

23 | 73

18 | 64

12 km/h
8 mph

Sunday

Sunrise 6:29 AM

Sunset 8:41 PM

Occasional morning rain and drizzle, then sun and clouds in the afternoon with a passing shower
Occasional morning rain and drizzle, then sun and clouds in the afternoon with a passing shower

22 | 72

18 | 64

19 km/h
12 mph

Monday

Sunrise 6:30 AM

Sunset 8:40 PM

Windy; cloudy in the morning, then intervals of clouds and sunshine in the afternoon
Windy; cloudy in the morning, then intervals of clouds and sunshine in the afternoon

22 | 72

18 | 64

30 km/h
19 mph

Tuesday

Sunrise 6:31 AM

Sunset 8:39 PM

Mostly sunny, breezy and pleasant
Mostly sunny, breezy and pleasant

22 | 72

15 | 59

27 km/h
17 mph

Known as 'Windy Wellington', the capital city can often feel colder than it actually is due to the north-westerly winds prevailing in the city. Sea breezes occasionally occur along the coast during summer.

During the summer months of December to February, the temperature tends to rise to between 19C and 24C with 30C being the exception. The city enjoys about 2000 hours of sunshine every year placing in in amongst the top sunshine regions of New Zealand.

As you would expect, the winter months of June to August bring more unsettled weather to the region. You can expect maximum daytime temperatures of between 10C and 14C with some early morning frosts. 

 

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Avg. High °C
(°F)
20.3
(68.5)
20.6
(69.1)
19
(66)
16.7
(62.1)
14.2
(57.6)
12
(54)
11.4
(52.5)
12
(54)
13.5
(56.3)
15
(59)
16.6
(61.9)
18.5
(65.3)
15.8
(60.4)
Avg. Low °C
(°F)
13.4
(56.1)
13.6
(56.5)
12.6
(54.7)
10.9
(51.6)
8.8
(47.8)
6.9
(44.4)
6.3
(43.3)
6.5
(43.7)
7.7
(45.9)
9
(48)
10.3
(50.5)
12.2
(54.0)
9.9
(49.8)
Rainfall mm
(inches)
72
(2.83)
62
(2.44)
92
(3.62)
100
(3.94)
117
(4.61)
147
(5.79)
136
(5.35)
123
(4.84)
100
(3.94)
115
(4.53)
99
(3.9)
86
(3.39)
1,249
(49.17)
Avg. Sunshine Hrs. 246 209 191 155 128 98 117 136 156 193 210 226 2,065

 

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