When is the best time to go to Rotorua?

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

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

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

January 61°F/74°F
February 63°F/74°F
March 61°F/70°F
April 58°F/65°F
May 50°F/59°F
June 49°F/56°F
July 45°F/54°F
August 49°F/56°F
September 50°F/59°F
October 54°F/63°F
November 52°F/68°F
December 56°F/70°F

Weather and climate in Rotorua

  • Between the months of january and april the climate is good. It is for example 65°F as maximum temperature in april and it rains about 5in each month.
  • In the month of may the climate is not good, but still OK. It is for example 59°F as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 40% of the time in may.
  • Between the months of june and august the climate is not good. The temperature rises to 56°F and it rains about 47% of the time in august.
  • From september to october the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 63°F and it rains about 5.6in each month.
  • In the month of november the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 68°F°C and it rains in november about 3.2in.
  • In the month of december the climate is passable, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 65°F and it rains about 7.5in each month.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Rotorua

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

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