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    South Island - New Zealand

    Wanaka weather and climate

    South Island - New Zealand

    Wanaka weather and climate

     

    Day

    22 °C

     

    Night

    10 °C

     

    Sea

    17 °C

     

    Precipitation

    65 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    71 %

     

    Day

    22 °C

     

    Night

    10 °C

     

    Sea

    17 °C

     

    Precipitation

    65 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    71 %

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    Weather overview for Wanaka

    Weather overview

    Wanaka (New Zealand) is a place with a mild climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 7.2 °C (45.0 °F) in July to 22.3 °C (72.1 °F) in February. Temperatures during the night go from -1.4 °C (29.5 °F) in July to 10.2 °C (50.4 °F) in January. The least rainy month in Wanaka is February with its 11 days of rain, the rainiest month is October, when it rains 15 days.

    January weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak this month in Wanaka. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 22.2 °C (72.0 °F), while the night temperature reaches its maximum, its value is 10.2 °C (50.4 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, its value is 12 days. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable in January.

    February weather

    There is pending tourist season in Wanaka. The maximum of the day temperature can be noticed. The number of rainy days is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 11 days, while the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value of 65 mm (2.55 in).

    March weather

    The day temperature descent's start could be observed, with its value of 19.9 °C (67.8 °F) in Wanaka, and the beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed too, the value of this measure is 8.2 °C (46.8 °F). The tourist season is taking place in March. The maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed in March.

    April weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 15.6 °C (60.1 °F) in Wanaka, and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 4.9 °C (40.8 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise, with its value of 13 days, while the minimum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, with its value being 64 mm (2.54 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value of 5 hours.

    May weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed in Wanaka, and the descent of the night temperature can be observed as well, with its value being 2.2 °C (36.0 °F). The rainfall amount rise's start could be observed, with its value of 78 mm (3.07 in), while the rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 14 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 3 hours.

    June weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 7.5 °C (45.5 °F) in Wanaka, and the night temperature continues to descent too, with its value being -0.5 °C (31.1 °F). The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, the value of this measure is 83 mm (3.28 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum, with its value being 3 hours. The minimum of the day length is observable, with its value being 9 hours.

    July weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value being 7.2 °C (45.0 °F) in Wanaka, and the night temperature reaches its minimum too, its value is -1.4 °C (29.5 °F). The number of rainy days starts to descent, with its value being 13 days, and the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed too, with its value being 74 mm (2.92 in). The maximum of the humidity is observable, with its value being 84 %.

    August weather

    The day temperature starts to rise, the value of this measure is 9.9 °C (49.8 °F) in Wanaka, and the night temperature rise's start could be observed too in August. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise, its value is 4 hours.

    September weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value being 13.2 °C (55.8 °F) in Wanaka, and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month too. The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, its value is 5 hours.

    October weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 15.8 °C (60.4 °F) in Wanaka, and the rise of the night temperature can be observed too, with its value of 4.9 °C (40.8 °F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, its value is 84 mm (3.30 in), while the maximum of the number of rainy days can be noticed in October. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month.

    November weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 18.3 °C (64.9 °F) in Wanaka, and the rise of the night temperature can be observed as well, the value of this measure is 6.9 °C (44.4 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, the value of this measure is 13 days, and the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well in November. The maximum of the wind speed is observable, with its value of 4.2.

    December weather

    The tourist season slowly starts this month in Wanaka. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 20.7 °C (69.3 °F). The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, with its value being 14 days, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed as well in December. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 7 hours.

    FAQs

    Is January a good month to visit Wanaka?

    In January in Wanaka, there are ideal conditions for a vacation. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 22.2 °C (72.0 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 10.2 °C (50.4 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What is the temperature in Wanaka during the day in February?

    In Wanaka in February, the average daily temperatures will be 22.3 °C (72.1 °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.

    Is March part of the wet season in Wanaka?

    No, there is no wet season in Wanaka in March - you can expect 12 days of rain during the month.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in Wanaka in April?

    In April in Wanaka, you can expect around 5 hours of sunshine.

    How windy is it in May in Wanaka?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in May in Wanaka is 3.0.

    What is the night temperature in Wanaka in September?

    The average night temperature in September in Wanaka is 2.9 °C (37.2 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.

    Is there a dry season in October in Wanaka?

    No, October is not a dry month in Wanaka, expect rain approximately 15 days in a month.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in November in Wanaka?

    There are 13 days, which are rainy in Wanaka in November, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.0 days of the week, or in general - 43 % days.

    What is the sea temperature in Wanaka in December?

    In December in Wanaka expect the sea to be warm at 15.1 °C (59.3 °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.

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