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Mike Watt

Wellington Weather

By our Wellington Local Expert

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Current Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

9 °C | 48 °F

(feels like
7 °C | 45 °F)

Cloud Cover 35%

Humidity 70%

Visibility 16 km | 10 mls

Wind From NNE

Wind Conditions 11 km/h | 7 mph

5 Day Forecast

Day

Conditions

High (°C | °F)

Low (°C |°F)

Winds

Friday

Sunrise 7:30 AM

Sunset 5:06 PM

Breezy this morning; sunshine
Breezy this morning; sunshine

12 | 54

9 | 48

16 km/h
10 mph

Saturday

Sunrise 7:31 AM

Sunset 5:05 PM

Brilliant sunshine
Brilliant sunshine

13 | 55

8 | 46

12 km/h
8 mph

Sunday

Sunrise 7:32 AM

Sunset 5:04 PM

Sunny
Sunny

13 | 55

7 | 45

14 km/h
9 mph

Monday

Sunrise 7:33 AM

Sunset 5:04 PM

Partly sunny and breezy; a shower in the area in the afternoon
Partly sunny and breezy; a shower in the area in the afternoon

11 | 52

8 | 46

25 km/h
16 mph

Tuesday

Sunrise 7:34 AM

Sunset 5:03 PM

Sunny
Sunny

12 | 54

8 | 46

16 km/h
10 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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