When is the best time to go to Picton?

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

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

Annual weather in Picton

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

January 56°F/72°F
February 52°F/72°F
March 50°F/68°F
April 49°F/63°F
May 45°F/59°F
June 43°F/56°F
July 41°F/54°F
August 41°F/56°F
September 41°F/58°F
October 45°F/61°F
November 50°F/65°F
December 56°F/68°F

Weather and climate in Picton

Picton enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Picton is 63°F (ranging from 54°F in july to 72°F in january). Annual rainfall is 59.5in, with a minimum of 3.4in in february and a maximum of 6.1in in july.
  • In the month of january the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 72°F in average.
  • In the month of february the climate is very good. The temperature rises to 72°F and, in february, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • From march to april the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 72°F and you can expect to have 5.2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between may and june the climate is correct. the thermometer goes up to 56°F°C and, in june, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of july the climate is the worst possible. It is for example 54°F as maximum temperature in july and it rains about 18% of the time in july.
  • From august to september the climate is just OK. In average, on the morning it is 41°F and, in september, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • Between october and december the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 68°F in average and it rains about 19% of the time in december.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Picton

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


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Picton

Find out when Picton 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 Picton

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

Figure: Visitor index for Picton month by month

Best time for low prices in Picton

Average prices of hotels in Picton month by month

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

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Average price of hiring a car in Picton

On average, it costs $ 100 per day to hire a car in Picton. This price varies by $ 31 depending on the month. In february, hiring a car costs an average of $ 81 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in november is $ 112.

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