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Mike Watt

Wellington Weather

By our Wellington Local Expert

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Current Weather

Clear

Clear

11 °C | 52 °F

(feels like
11 °C | 52 °F)

Cloud Cover 0%

Humidity 61%

Visibility 16 km | 10 mls

Wind From ESE

Wind Conditions 7 km/h | 4 mph

5 Day Forecast

Day

Conditions

High (°C | °F)

Low (°C |°F)

Winds

Wednesday

Sunrise 6:19 AM

Sunset 7:51 PM

Mostly sunny
Mostly sunny

16 | 61

10 | 50

9 km/h
6 mph

Thursday

Sunrise 6:18 AM

Sunset 7:52 PM

Sunny and windy
Sunny and windy

17 | 63

9 | 48

37 km/h
23 mph

Friday

Sunrise 6:17 AM

Sunset 7:53 PM

Rain and drizzle in the morning; otherwise, clearing, breezy and cooler
Rain and drizzle in the morning; otherwise, clearing, breezy and cooler

12 | 54

9 | 48

32 km/h
20 mph

Saturday

Sunrise 6:15 AM

Sunset 7:54 PM

Some sun
Some sun

15 | 59

11 | 52

14 km/h
9 mph

Sunday

Sunrise 6:14 AM

Sunset 7:55 PM

Be advised for strong winds; intervals of clouds and sunshine
Be advised for strong winds; intervals of clouds and sunshine

16 | 61

11 | 52

46 km/h
29 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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