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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Auckland, New Zealand. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Auckland weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Auckland are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Auckland January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 75mm 7.9hrs 15.3hrs 20°C

January is a reasonably dry month in Auckland and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Auckland, with some very good weather at this time of year.

January is in the summer in Auckland and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Auckland with around 75mm 2.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Auckland February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 80mm 7.4hrs 14.4hrs 21°C

February in Auckland is generally a little damp with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Auckland, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

February is in the summer in Auckland and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Auckland with around 80mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in February »

March

Auckland March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 92mm 6.3hrs 13.3hrs 20°C

The weather in March in Auckland is characteristically warm and a little damp.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Auckland, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

March is in the fall / autumn in Auckland and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Auckland with around 92mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in March »

April

Auckland April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 102mm 5.7hrs 12.1hrs 19°C

Auckland's weather in April is typically mild and damp in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Auckland.

April is in the fall / autumn in Auckland and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Auckland with around 102mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in April »

May

Auckland May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 111mm 4.9hrs 11.2hrs 18°C

May is a damp month in Auckland and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Auckland.

May is in the fall / autumn in Auckland and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Auckland with around 111mm 4.4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in May »

June

Auckland June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 130mm 4hrs 15.3hrs 17°C

The climate in Auckland during June can be summarized as mild and wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Auckland for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the winter in Auckland and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Auckland with around 130mm 5.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in June »

July

Auckland July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 133mm 4.7hrs 14.4hrs 16°C

July in Auckland is generally wet with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Auckland for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the winter in Auckland and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (58°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Auckland with around 133mm 5.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in July »

August

Auckland August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 124mm 5hrs 13.3hrs 15°C

The weather in August in Auckland is characteristically mild and wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Auckland for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the winter in Auckland and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Auckland with around 124mm 4.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in August »

September

Auckland September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 101mm 5.3hrs 12.1hrs 15°C

Auckland's weather in September is typically mild and damp in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Auckland.

September is in the spring in Auckland and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Auckland with around 101mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in September »

October

Auckland October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 86mm 6.2hrs 11.2hrs 16°C

October is a a little damp month in Auckland and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Auckland.

October is in the spring in Auckland and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Auckland with around 86mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in October »

November

Auckland November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 86mm 6.8hrs 15.3hrs 17°C

November in Auckland is generally a little damp with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Auckland, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

November is in the spring in Auckland and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Auckland with around 86mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in November »

December

Auckland December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 89mm 7.7hrs 14.4hrs 19°C

December in Auckland is generally a little damp with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Auckland, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

December is in the summer in Auckland and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Auckland with around 89mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Auckland weather in December »

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Auckland weather statistics
Hottest month: February 23.4°C 74.1°F
Driest month: January 75mm 3ins
Sunniest month: February 7.4hrs
Coldest month: July 14.1°C 57.4°F
Wettest month: July 133mm 5.2ins
Warmest sea: February 21°C 69.8°F
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