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Mike Watt

Wellington Weather

By our Wellington Local Expert

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Current Weather

Cloudy

Cloudy

13 °C | 55 °F

(feels like
7 °C | 45 °F)

Cloud Cover 100%

Humidity 87%

Visibility 16 km | 10 mls

Wind From NNE

Wind Conditions 31 km/h | 19 mph

5 Day Forecast

Day

Conditions

High (°C | °F)

Low (°C |°F)

Winds

Thursday

Sunrise 6:15 AM

Sunset 6:14 PM

Some sun, then turning cloudy with a couple of showers this afternoon
Some sun, then turning cloudy with a couple of showers this afternoon

13 | 55

11 | 52

20 km/h
13 mph

Friday

Sunrise 6:13 AM

Sunset 6:15 PM

Partly sunny; breezy in the afternoon
Partly sunny; breezy in the afternoon

14 | 57

10 | 50

28 km/h
18 mph

Saturday

Sunrise 6:11 AM

Sunset 6:16 PM

Cloudy with showers
Cloudy with showers

12 | 54

8 | 46

19 km/h
12 mph

Sunday

Sunrise 6:09 AM

Sunset 6:17 PM

Breezy in the morning with a passing shower; otherwise, times of clouds and sun
Breezy in the morning with a passing shower; otherwise, times of clouds and sun

12 | 54

8 | 46

22 km/h
14 mph

Monday

Sunrise 6:08 AM

Sunset 6:18 PM

A morning shower in spots, then becoming breezy with rain and drizzle
A morning shower in spots, then becoming breezy with rain and drizzle

12 | 54

8 | 46

22 km/h
14 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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