When is the best time to go to Te Anau?

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

  • The best months in Te Anau are January, February, March and December
  • July is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are January, May and October

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

January 54°F/63°F
February 54°F/63°F
March 50°F/61°F
April 47°F/56°F
May 43°F/50°F
June 38°F/47°F
July 38°F/45°F
August 40°F/49°F
September 41°F/50°F
October 45°F/52°F
November 49°F/56°F
December 54°F/61°F

Weather and climate in Te Anau

  • From january to april the climate is not good. The temperature rises to 56°F and you can expect to have 9.6in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of may and september the climate is very unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 49°F in average and it rains about 62% of the time in september.
  • Between the months of october and november the climate is not good. the thermometer goes up to 56°F°C and it rains in november about 8.6in.
  • In december the climate is correct. The temperature rises to 61°F and, in december, 17 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Te Anau

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Te Anau: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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