July Sunshine Averages for New Zealand





The tables here list the average amount of sun that cities and towns around New Zealand get during July. 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 July
Place Day Month
Auckland 4.1 128
Gisborne 4.0 124
Hamilton 4.1 126
Kaitaia 4.5 139
Masterton 3.7 115
Napier 4.3 135
New Plymouth 4.5 138
Palmerston North 3.3 104
Rotorua 4.2 131
Taupo 3.8 117
Tauranga 4.9 151
Wanganui 3.9 121
Wellington 3.8 119

South Island

Average total hours of sun in July
Place Day Month
Alexandra 2.9 91
Blenheim 5.1 157
Christchurch 4.1 127
Dunedin 3.6 111
Hokitika 4.1 126
Invercargill 3.2 98
Kaikoura 4.4 137
Lake Tekapo 4.8 150
Manapouri - Te Anau 2.1 66
Mt Cook, Hermitage 2.4 75
Nelson 5.1 159
Queenstown 2.8 88
Timaru 4.2 131
Westport 3.9 121
Reference

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

New Zealand Sunshine
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