When is the best time to go to Golden Bay?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Golden Bay
  • On average, the warmest months are July, August and September
  • Golden Bay has dry periods in June, July and August
  • The coldest months are January, February and March
  • The rainiest months are October and November
  • The best months for swimming are June, July, August, September, October and November

Annual weather in Golden Bay

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

January 59°F/61°F
February 58°F/61°F
March 59°F/61°F
April 61°F/65°F
May 67°F/70°F
June 74°F/76°F
July 79°F/83°F
August 81°F/85°F
September 77°F/81°F
October 74°F/76°F
November 68°F/70°F
December 63°F/65°F

Weather and climate in Golden Bay

Golden Bay enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Golden Bay is 72°F (ranging from 61°F in february to 85°F in august). Annual rainfall is 27.6in, with a minimum of 0.1in in july and a maximum of 5.5in in november.
  • Between january and april the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 65°F°C and you can expect to have 0.8in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of may and september the climate is perfect. In average, on the morning it is 79°F and, in september, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • From october to december the climate is favorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 63°F and you can expect to have 3.7in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Golden Bay

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Golden Bay: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Golden Bay

Find out when Golden Bay has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Golden Bay

  • Very low season in Golden Bay
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March and November.
  • Low season in Golden Bay
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April and December.
  • High season in Golden Bay
    The number of visitors to Golden Bay is high in: May, June, September and October.
  • Peak season in Golden Bay
    The largest number of tourists visiting Golden Bay is during: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Golden Bay month by month

Other cities and places near Golden Bay

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