When is the best time to go to Akaroa?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Akaroa are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February and December
  • The coldest months are July and August
  • The rainiest months are April, May, June, August and October

Annual weather in Akaroa

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

January 56°F/72°F
February 56°F/72°F
March 52°F/68°F
April 50°F/63°F
May 47°F/58°F
June 43°F/52°F
July 41°F/52°F
August 43°F/54°F
September 43°F/58°F
October 45°F/61°F
November 50°F/65°F
December 56°F/68°F

Weather and climate in Akaroa

Akaroa enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Akaroa is 63°F (ranging from 52°F in july to 72°F in january). Annual rainfall is 26.9in, with a minimum of 1.6in in september and a maximum of 3in in june.
  • From january to april the climate is good. It is for example 63°F as maximum temperature in april and it rains in april about 2.5in.
  • In the month of may the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 58°F in average and, in may, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • In june the climate is unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 52°F in average.
  • In the month of july the climate is very unfavorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 45°F and it rains about 9% of the time in july.
  • In the month of august the climate is unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 54°F in average and you can expect to have 2.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is just OK. In average, on the morning it is 45°F and it rains in october about 2.8in.
  • From november to december the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 88°F and, in december, 3 days of rain are expected.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Akaroa

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Akaroa: 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


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