Wanaka monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

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

Wanaka average temperature chart (Celsius) Wanaka average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Wanaka (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 20.6 20.7 18 14 9.4 6.1 5.6 8 11 13.7 16.4 19
°F 69.1 69.3 64.4 57.2 49 43 42.1 46.5 51.7 56.7 61.6 66.2

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.

Wanaka monthly rainfall chart (mm) Wanaka monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Wanaka (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 96 63 104 87 99 88 84 92 109 115 89 94
inches 3.8 2.5 4.1 3.4 3.9 3.5 3.3 3.6 4.3 4.5 3.5 3.7
Rainy days 9 7 8 9 9 8 8 7 9 11 9 10

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Wanaka

Wanaka average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Wanaka
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 7.7 7.5 6.3 5.2 3.6 3.2 3.2 4.4 5.5 6.2 7.2 7.6

Day / night temperatures

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

Wanaka average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Wanaka average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Wanaka (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 8.7 8.6 7.2 4.2 1 -1.5 -2 -0.9 1.2 3.4 5.5 7.5
Max °C 20.9 21 18.3 14.3 9.7 6.3 5.8 8.3 11.2 14 16.7 19.3
Min °F 47.7 47.5 44.9 39.5 33.7 29.3 28.4 30.5 34.2 38.1 41.9 45.5
Max °F 58.6 58.6 54.9 48.6 41.5 36.3 35.4 38.7 43.2 47.7 52 56.1

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Wanaka average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Wanaka average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Wanaka in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 15.9 16.6 15.9 14.9 13.8 12.7 12 11.6 11.7 12.1 13.2 14.6
°F 60.6 61.8 60.7 58.9 56.8 54.9 53.6 52.9 53 53.9 55.7 58.2

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Wanaka average winspeed by month (km/h) Wanaka average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Wanaka (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 12 10 9 9 8 7 7 8 10 12 12 11
mph 7 7 6 5 5 4 4 5 6 7 7 7

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.

Wanaka relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Wanaka
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
66% 71% 73% 76% 80% 84% 84% 80% 72% 68% 67% 68%
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Wanaka weather stats

Wanaka weather statistics
Hottest month: January 20.6°C 69.1°F
Driest month: February 63mm 2.5ins
Sunniest month: February 7.5hrs
Coldest month: July 5.6°C 42.1°F
Wettest month: October 115mm 4.5ins
Warmest sea: February 16.6°C 61.9°F
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