When is the best time to go to Tauranga?

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

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

Annual weather in Tauranga

Infographic of the best times to visit Tauranga
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Weather details in Tauranga month by month

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Tauranga for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Weather and climate in Tauranga

Tauranga enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Tauranga is 63°F (ranging from 56°F in july to 72°F in february). Annual rainfall is 66.7in, with a minimum of 4.4in in january and a maximum of 7.4in in june.
  • Between january and may the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 54°F and it rains about 5.8in each month.
  • Between the months of june and september the climate is correct. It is for example 58°F as maximum temperature in september and it rains about 26% of the time in september.
  • Between the months of october and november the climate is good. The temperature rises to 67°F and it rains about 4.6in each month.
  • In the month of december the climate is passable, but still OK. It is for example 68°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains about 5.2in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Tauranga

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

Find out when Tauranga 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 Tauranga

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

Figure: Visitor index for Tauranga month by month

Best time for low prices in Tauranga

Average prices of hotels in Tauranga month by month

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

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Average price of hiring a car in Tauranga

On average, it costs $ 62 per day to hire a car in Tauranga. This price varies by $ 33 depending on the month. In august, hiring a car costs an average of $ 47 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in february is $ 80.

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