When is the best time to go to Hokitika?

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

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

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

January 59°F/68°F
February 61°F/68°F
March 59°F/67°F
April 56°F/63°F
May 52°F/59°F
June 49°F/56°F
July 47°F/54°F
August 47°F/54°F
September 49°F/56°F
October 52°F/58°F
November 54°F/61°F
December 56°F/65°F

Weather and climate in Hokitika

  • In january the climate is okay. By early evening, the temperature averages 65°F and it rains about 45% of the time in january.
  • From february to march the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 63°F and it rains about 36% of the time in march.
  • Between april and june the climate is okay. The record temperature this month is 79°F and you can expect to have 8.1in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between july and september the climate is unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 67°F and it rains about 9.8in each month.
  • Between the months of october and november the climate is not good, but still OK. The temperature rises to 61°F.
  • In the month of december the climate is not good. The record temperature this month is 77°F and it rains about 10.9in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Hokitika

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

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