Wellington Harbour, Wellington, New Zealand

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Rain

Rain

13 °C | 55 °F

(feels like
7 °C | 45 °F)

Cloud Cover 100%

Humidity 93%

Visibility 9 km | 6 mls

Wind From S

Wind Conditions 33 km/h | 21 mph

5 Day Forecast

Day

Conditions

High (°C | °F)

Low (°C |°F)

Winds

Wednesday

Sunrise 6:54 AM

Sunset 5:48 PM

Breezy this morning with brief showers, then periods of rain and drizzle late this afternoon
Breezy this morning with brief showers, then periods of rain and drizzle late this afternoon

18 | 64

13 | 55

24 km/h
15 mph

Thursday

Sunrise 6:55 AM

Sunset 5:46 PM

A soaking rain; windy in the morning
A soaking rain; windy in the morning

17 | 63

16 | 61

32 km/h
20 mph

Friday

Sunrise 6:56 AM

Sunset 5:45 PM

Times of clouds and sun with a passing shower in the afternoon
Times of clouds and sun with a passing shower in the afternoon

21 | 70

14 | 57

20 km/h
13 mph

Saturday

Sunrise 6:57 AM

Sunset 5:44 PM

Cloudy with a shower in places
Cloudy with a shower in places

19 | 66

15 | 59

19 km/h
12 mph

Sunday

Sunrise 6:58 AM

Sunset 5:42 PM

Periods of rain in the morning; otherwise, windy with clouds breaking for some sun
Periods of rain in the morning; otherwise, windy with clouds breaking for some sun

18 | 64

14 | 57

37 km/h
23 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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