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    North Island - New Zealand

    New Plymouth weather and climate

    North Island - New Zealand

    New Plymouth weather and climate

    Day

    16 °C

    Night

    8 °C

    Sea

    16 °C

    Precipitation

    133 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    4 hours

    average

    Humidity

    83 %

    Weather charts for New Plymouth

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)0510152025Precipitation (mm)0190
    Weather overview
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)0510152025Precipitation (mm)0190
    Wet days chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWet days681012141618681012141618
    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day0246810246810
    Wind chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWind024682468
    Humidity chart
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    Weather overview for New Plymouth

    Weather overview

    New Plymouth (New Zealand) is a place with a hot climate. The day temperatures range from 13.6 °C (56.5 °F) in July to 22.2 °C (72.0 °F) in February. Temperatures during the night go from 5.7 °C (42.3 °F) in July to 13.8 °C (56.8 °F) in February. The least rainy month in New Plymouth is February with its 9 days of rain, the rainiest month is June, when it rains 16 days.

    January weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in January in New Plymouth. The sea temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 18.7 °C (65.7 °F), and the day temperature continues to rise too, its value is 21.7 °C (71.1 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value being 10 days, while the rainfall amount reaches its minimum, with its value of 93 mm (3.68 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its maximum, with its value of 8 hours.

    February weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in New Plymouth. The maximum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value of 22.2 °C (72.0 °F), and the sea temperature is on its maximum as well, its value is 19.6 °C (67.2 °F). The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, the value of this measure is 9 days, while the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed, with its value being 113 mm (4.46 in). The maximum of the night temperature is observable, with its value of 13.8 °C (56.8 °F).

    March weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in New Plymouth. The sea temperature descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 18.9 °C (66.1 °F), and the day temperature descent's start could be observed too in March. The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed in March. The night temperature starts to descent, its value is 12.3 °C (54.1 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent.

    April weather

    The tourist season continues this month in New Plymouth. The descent of the sea temperature can be observed, and the day temperature continues to descent as well, with its value of 18.7 °C (65.7 °F). The number of rainy days continues to rise. The night temperature continues to descent, with its value of 10.4 °C (50.7 °F). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value being 6 hours.

    May weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, with its value of 16.4 °C (61.5 °F) in New Plymouth, and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed as well, with its value being 16.3 °C (61.4 °F). The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 14 days, while the rainfall amount starts to rise in this month. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 8.4 °C (47.1 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, the value of this measure is 4 hours.

    June weather

    The sea temperature continues to descent, its value is 14.8 °C (58.6 °F) in New Plymouth, and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 14.3 °C (57.7 °F). The number of rainy days is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 16 days, and the rainfall amount reaches its maximum as well in this month. The maximum of the humidity is observable, with its value of 84 %. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its minimum, its value is 4 hours.

    July weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value of 13.6 °C (56.5 °F) in New Plymouth, while the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month. The minimum of the night temperature can be noticed in this month. The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, its value is 155 mm (6.11 in). The minimum of the wind speed can be noticed, the value of this measure is 4.7. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed in this month.

    August weather

    The minimum of the sea temperature is observable, with its value of 13.1 °C (55.6 °F) in New Plymouth, while the day temperature rise's start could be observed, its value is 14.1 °C (57.4 °F). The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed. The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, its value is 5 hours. The night temperature starts to rise, its value is 6.3 °C (43.3 °F).

    September weather

    The rise of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 7.9 °C (46.2 °F) in New Plymouth, and the day temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is 15.3 °C (59.5 °F). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value being 5 hours.

    October weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 16.3 °C (61.3 °F) in New Plymouth, while the beginning of the rise of the sea temperature could be noticed in October. The rainfall amount starts to rise. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 6 hours. The wind speed is on its maximum in this month. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value of 9.4 °C (48.9 °F).

    November weather

    The tourist season is about to start in New Plymouth. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed too, its value is 15.6 °C (60.0 °F). The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value being 12 days, while the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed in this month. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 10.8 °C (51.4 °F).

    December weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 20.0 °C (68.0 °F) in New Plymouth, and the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 17.1 °C (62.8 °F). The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in December. The rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 117 mm (4.61 in). The rise of the night temperature can be observed. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month.

    FAQs

    Is there a wet season in New Plymouth in January?

    No, there is no wet season in New Plymouth in January - you can expect 10 days of rain during the month.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in February in New Plymouth?

    In February in New Plymouth, the average daily temperatures will be 22.2 °C (72.0 °F). A comfortable temperature for most people, where it is neither too cold nor too hot, and a large number of activities can be carried out comfortably, including sunbathing by the water. Lighter clothing will be suitable - shorts, skirts, t-shirts, jackets; a light sweater and long trousers may also be useful.

    What is the night temperature in March in New Plymouth?

    The average night temperature in New Plymouth in March is 12.3 °C (54.1 °F). Nights can be cooler, morning running can be refreshing but choose appropriate clothing, evening outdoor sitting can be pleasant but you can also be cold.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in April in New Plymouth?

    In April in New Plymouth, we can expect 11 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.6 days of the week, or in general - 37 % days.

    What is the humidity in New Plymouth in July?

    In New Plymouth in July, expect humidity around 84 %.

    How windy is it in New Plymouth in August?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in New Plymouth in August is 5.2.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in New Plymouth in September?

    In New Plymouth in September, you can expect around 5 hours of sunshine.

    Is there a dry season in New Plymouth in October?

    No, October is not a dry month in New Plymouth, expect rain approximately 14 days in a month.

    What is the sea temperature in New Plymouth in November?

    The temperature of the sea in New Plymouth in November is 15.6 °C (60.0 °F). This is a sea temperature for resilient people only, most people won't enjoy swimming in such cold water or will have to use a wetsuit for water activities.

    Are there good conditions to visit in New Plymouth in December?

    December is a good month to visit New Plymouth. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 20.0 °C (68.0 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 12.7 °C (54.9 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.