Rotorua, New Zealand: Best time to go and average weather

Get the most favorable time to go to Rotorua in New Zealand from average weather conditions below.

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When is the best time to go to Rotorua?

When is the best time to go to Rotorua? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Rotorua are January, February, March, April and November
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December
  • July is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are May, June, August, September and December

For full information about the climate and weather in Rotorua a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

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good weather Rotorua in january
good weather Rotorua in february
good weather Rotorua in march
good weather Rotorua in april
tolerable weather Rotorua in may
bad weather Rotorua in june
bad weather Rotorua in july
bad weather Rotorua in august
tolerable weather Rotorua in september
tolerable weather Rotorua in october
good weather Rotorua in november
tolerable weather Rotorua in december

Weather and climate in Rotorua

  • Between the months of january and april the climate is good. It is for example 18°C as maximum temperature in april and it rains about 126mm each month.
  • In the month of may the climate is not good, but still OK. It is for example 15°C as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 40% of the time in may.
  • Between the months of june and august the climate is not good. The temperature rises to 13°C and it rains about 47% of the time in august.
  • From september to october the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 17°C and it rains about 130mm each month.
  • In the month of november the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 20°C°C and it rains in november about 76mm.
  • In the month of december the climate is passable, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 18°C and it rains about 190mm each month.


Chart: temperature and rainfall in Rotorua

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Rotorua: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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