Climate and Weather

Climate and Weather

With a mild climate and amongst the highest sunshine hours in the country, Taranaki is a region with beautiful scenery and plenty of opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and experience the best nature has to offer.  

In South Taranaki summers are warm with temperatures in the 19 -24 degrees celcius range. Winters are mild with average temperatures of 13 - 14 degrees celcius. The region's rainfall provides just the right level of moisture to ensure it maintains the vibrancy of the flora and fauna. The climate also bodes well for a region of sports fans - both participant and spectator. 
 

Sunshine Hours

Auckland

New Plymouth

Christchurch

Dunedin

Hamilton

2060

2182

2100

1585

2009

 

 
 

Temperatures

Location

Average Seasonal Temperatures - Summer

Average Seasonal Temperatures - Winter

 

Low (Celsius)

High (Celsius)

Low (Celsius)

High (Celsius)

Auckland

15º C

23º C

8º C

15º C

Canterbury

12º C

22º C

2º C

12º C

Otago

11º C

18º C

4º C

10º C

Taranaki

13º C

21º C

6º C

14º C

Waikato

12º C

23º C

5º C

14º C

Wellington

13º C

20º C

7º C

12º C