When is the best time to go to Wellington?

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

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

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

January 63°F/70°F
February 65°F/70°F
March 63°F/68°F
April 59°F/65°F
May 58°F/61°F
June 54°F/58°F
July 52°F/56°F
August 52°F/56°F
September 54°F/58°F
October 56°F/59°F
November 56°F/63°F
December 59°F/67°F

Weather and climate in Wellington

  • From january to april the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 58°F and it rains about 3.1in each month.
  • Between the months of may and november the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 74°F and it rains in november about 1.9in.
  • In the month of december the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 65°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Wellington

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

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Sea temperature


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