When is the best time to go to Nelson?

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

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

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

January 59°F/76°F
February 59°F/76°F
March 58°F/72°F
April 54°F/67°F
May 49°F/61°F
June 43°F/58°F
July 41°F/56°F
August 45°F/58°F
September 49°F/59°F
October 52°F/63°F
November 52°F/68°F
December 52°F/72°F

Weather and climate in Nelson

  • In the month of january the climate is favorable. It is for example 76°F as maximum temperature in january and, in january, 9 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of february the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 86°F and it rains about 24% of the time in february.
  • Between march and april the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 67°F in average and it rains about 4.7in each month.
  • From may to june the climate is okay. By early evening, the temperature averages 49°F and it rains about 37% of the time in june.
  • In july the climate is very bad. In average, on the morning it is 38°F and it rains in july about 3.6in.
  • From august to october the climate is correct. In average, on the morning it is 43°F and it rains in october about 4.3in.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 72°F°C and it rains about 5.8in each month.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Nelson

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

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