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Mike Watt

Wellington Weather

By our Wellington Local Expert

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Current Weather

Sunny

Sunny

16 °C | 61 °F

(feels like
15 °C | 59 °F)

Cloud Cover 0%

Humidity 58%

Visibility 16 km | 10 mls

Wind From N

Wind Conditions 44 km/h | 28 mph

5 Day Forecast

Day

Conditions

High (°C | °F)

Low (°C |°F)

Winds

Sunday

Sunrise 6:14 AM

Sunset 7:55 PM

Mostly sunny and windy
Mostly sunny and windy

17 | 63

11 | 52

33 km/h
21 mph

Monday

Sunrise 6:12 AM

Sunset 7:57 PM

Cloudy, breezy and cooler; morning showers followed by a shower in spots in the afternoon
Cloudy, breezy and cooler; morning showers followed by a shower in spots in the afternoon

13 | 55

9 | 48

27 km/h
17 mph

Tuesday

Sunrise 6:11 AM

Sunset 7:58 PM

Warmer; partly sunny in the morning, then becoming breezy with occasional rain and drizzle
Warmer; partly sunny in the morning, then becoming breezy with occasional rain and drizzle

17 | 63

12 | 54

25 km/h
16 mph

Wednesday

Sunrise 6:10 AM

Sunset 7:59 PM

Very windy; variable cloudiness with a shower
Very windy; variable cloudiness with a shower

17 | 63

12 | 54

41 km/h
26 mph

Thursday

Sunrise 6:08 AM

Sunset 8:00 PM

Partly sunny and breezy
Partly sunny and breezy

17 | 63

11 | 52

32 km/h
20 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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