September Sunshine Averages for New Zealand





The tables here list the average amount of sun that cities and towns around New Zealand get during September. 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 September
Place Day Month
Auckland 5.0 149
Gisborne 6.0 181
Hamilton 4.9 148
Kaitaia 5.5 165
Masterton 4.9 148
Napier 6.0 181
New Plymouth 5.4 163
Palmerston North 4.1 124
Rotorua 5.2 155
Taupo 4.7 140
Tauranga 5.8 174
Wanganui 4.9 148
Wellington 5.4 163

South Island

Average total hours of sun in September
Place Day Month
Alexandra 5.5 165
Blenheim 6.3 190
Christchurch 5.7 170
Dunedin 4.6 137
Hokitika 4.7 141
Invercargill 4.7 140
Kaikoura 5.9 176
Lake Tekapo 6.7 200
Manapouri - Te Anau 4.6 138
Mt Cook, Hermitage 4.3 130
Nelson 6.3 189
Queenstown 5.1 154
Timaru 5.2 157
Westport 4.6 139
Reference

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

New Zealand Sunshine
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