Average Annual Temperatures in New Zealand





The annual temperature averages at cities and towns across New Zealand are listed below.

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

The tables give the long-term historical averages for maximum and minimum yearly temperatures, in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit, based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

North Island

Average annual temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
66 52 Auckland 19 11
67 49 Gisborne 20 10
66 48 Hamilton 19 9
67 53 Kaitaia 20 12
65 46 Masterton 18 8
67 49 Napier 20 10
64 50 New Plymouth 18 10
64 47 Palmerston North 18 9
63 47 Rotorua 17 8
62 44 Taupo 17 7
66 51 Tauranga 19 10
64 50 Wanganui 18 10
61 50 Wellington 16 10
67 53 Whangarei 20 12

South Island

Temperatures averages for the year
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
64 40 Alexandra 18 4
65 44 Blenheim 18 7
63 45 Christchurch 17 7
58 46 Dunedin 15 8
60 46 Hokitika 16 8
58 42 Invercargill 14 6
60 48 Kaikoura 16 9
58 38 Lake Tekapo 14 3
59 39 Manapouri - Te Anau 15 4
58 43 Milford Sound 15 6
57 39 Mt Cook, Hermitage 14 4
64 46 Nelson 18 8
59 40 Queenstown 15 4
61 41 Timaru 16 5
62 48 Westport 16 9
Reference

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

New Zealand Temperatures
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