When is the best time to go to Ashburton?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Ashburton 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 Ashburton

For full information about the climate and weather in Ashburton 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 Ashburton

Ashburton enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Ashburton 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.
  • Between the months of january and april the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 50°F and it rains about 2.5in each month.
  • In the month of may the climate is correct. At lunchtime, it's 58°F in average and, in may, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • In june the climate is unfavorable. The temperature rises to 52°F and you can expect to have 3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In july the climate is very bad. It is for example 52°F as maximum temperature in july and you can expect to have 2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of august the climate is unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 54°F in average and it rains about 12% of the time in august.
  • Between september and october the climate is okay. At lunchtime, it's 59°F in average and it rains in october about 2.8in.
  • Between november and december the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 88°F and it rains about 2.1in each month.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Ashburton

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Ashburton

Find out when Ashburton 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 Ashburton

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

Figure: Visitor index for Ashburton month by month

Best time for low prices in Ashburton

Average prices of hotels in Ashburton month by month

Generally, March is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Ashburton. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, June is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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