Palmerston North monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

    The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Palmerston North

    Palmerston North average temperature chart
    Average monthly temperatures in Palmerston North (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 21.9 22.2 20.9 17.9 14.7 12.4 11.7 12.7 14.4 16.2 18.2 20.3
    °F 71.4 72 69.6 64.2 58.5 54.3 53.1 54.9 57.9 61.1 64.7 68.5

    Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

  • Average rainfall & rainy days

    The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

    Average monthly rainfall in Palmerston North (mm and inches)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    mm 82 70 86 79 109 110 119 98 101 104 83 103
    inches 3.2 2.7 3.4 3.1 4.3 4.3 4.7 3.9 4 4.1 3.3 4.1
    Rainy days 10 8 11 12 15 15 17 16 17 15 12 12
  • Average daily sunshine

    The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Palmerston North

    Average daily sunshine Palmerston North
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 7.4 7.3 5.9 5.3 4 3.4 3.7 4.1 4.5 5.5 6.5 6.8
  • Day / night temperatures

    The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

    Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Palmerston North (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Min °C 12.7 12.6 11.7 9.1 6.5 4.7 3.9 4.9 6.6 8.1 9.6 11.5
    Max °C 22.1 22.5 21.1 18.1 14.9 12.6 11.9 12.9 14.6 16.4 18.4 20.5
    Min °F 54.9 54.6 53.1 48.4 43.7 40.4 39 40.8 43.9 46.5 49.3 52.7
    Max °F 63.3 63.5 61.5 56.5 51.3 47.5 46.2 48 51.1 54 57.2 60.8
  • Sea temperature

    The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

    Average sea temperature around Palmerston North in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 17.6 18.5 18 17 15.7 14.3 13.6 13.1 13.2 13.8 14.8 16.3
    °F 63.6 65.2 64.5 62.6 60.3 57.8 56.4 55.6 55.8 56.8 58.7 61.3
  • Wind speed

    The graph below shows the average wind speed.

    Average wind speed in Palmerston North (mph and kmh)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    km/h 13 12 10 10 10 9 9 10 12 13 13 12
    mph 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 8 8 8 8

    A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

  • Relative humidity

    The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

    Average relative humidity in Palmerston North
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    76% 78% 78% 81% 85% 87% 87% 84% 80% 77% 77% 75%

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Palmerston North weather stats

Palmerston North weather statistics
Hottest month: February 22.2°C 72°F
Driest month: February 70mm 2.8ins
Sunniest month: February 7.3hrs
Coldest month: July 11.7°C 53.1°F
Wettest month: July 119mm 4.7ins
Warmest sea: February 18.5°C 65.3°F
Map showing location of Palmerston North (-40.35, 175.61667)

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