Nelson, New Zealand: Best time to go and average weather

Find the best time to visit Nelson in New Zealand from average weather conditions, on this page.

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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 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:

Month Our opinion View Details
good weather Nelson in january
perfect weather Nelson in february
good weather Nelson in march
good weather Nelson in april
tolerable weather Nelson in may
tolerable weather Nelson in june
very bad weather Nelson in july
tolerable weather Nelson in august
tolerable weather Nelson in september
tolerable weather Nelson in october
good weather Nelson in november
good weather Nelson in december

Weather and climate in Nelson

  • In the month of january the climate is favorable. It is for example 24°C 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 30°C and it rains about 24% of the time in february.
  • Between march and april the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 19°C in average and it rains about 120mm each month.
  • From may to june the climate is okay. By early evening, the temperature averages 9°C and it rains about 37% of the time in june.
  • In july the climate is very bad. In average, on the morning it is 3°C and it rains in july about 91mm.
  • From august to october the climate is correct. In average, on the morning it is 6°C and it rains in october about 99mm.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 22°C°C and it rains about 147mm each month.

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.

Map of New Zealand

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