When is the best time to go to Whangamata?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Whangamata 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 Whangamata

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

January 61°F/72°F
February 61°F/72°F
March 58°F/70°F
April 56°F/65°F
May 54°F/61°F
June 50°F/58°F
July 49°F/56°F
August 49°F/56°F
September 49°F/58°F
October 50°F/61°F
November 54°F/67°F
December 59°F/68°F

Weather and climate in Whangamata

Whangamata enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Whangamata 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.
  • From january to may the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 70°F and, in may, 6 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of june and october the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 61°F in average and you can expect to have 4.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 59°F and you can expect to have 5.2in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Whangamata

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

Find out when Whangamata 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 Whangamata

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

Figure: Visitor index for Whangamata month by month

Best time for low prices in Whangamata

Average prices of hotels in Whangamata month by month

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

Find the best price for your hotel room

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