February Sunshine Averages for New Zealand





The tables here list the average amount of sun that cities and towns around New Zealand get during February. Each place has a daily average and a monthly total of the hours of sunshine it typically receives.

You can jump to a separate table for places on the North Island and South Island.

All the statistics are long-term historical averages of weather data collected during 1981 to 2010.

North Island

Average hours of sunshine in February
Place Day Month
Auckland 7.0 195
Gisborne 7.2 201
Hamilton 6.9 193
Kaitaia 7.2 202
Masterton 7.3 204
Napier 7.2 203
New Plymouth 8.0 225
Palmerston North 6.8 191
Rotorua 7.4 206
Taupo 7.2 203
Tauranga 7.8 217
Wanganui 7.6 214
Wellington 7.5 211

South Island

Average total hours of sun in February
Place Day Month
Alexandra 7.1 200
Blenheim 8.0 224
Christchurch 7.0 195
Dunedin 5.6 158
Hokitika 6.7 187
Invercargill 6.0 167
Kaikoura 6.9 194
Lake Tekapo 7.9 221
Manapouri - Te Anau 6.4 179
Mt Cook, Hermitage 6.0 167
Nelson 8.3 231
Queenstown 7.4 207
Timaru 6.1 170
Westport 6.2 175
Reference

NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research). Climate Data and Activities.

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