New Zealand

Wellington – Best time to go

Best time to visit Wellington

The best time of year to book a holiday in Wellington is October to February

This is the ideal time to explore the area, while you can enjoy skiing in June to September. 

Maximum Daytime Temperature – 27°C
Minimum Night Time Temperature – 4°C
Average rainfall – 104mm per month
Average daylight hours – 6.5

What’s the weather like in Wellington between October and February?

The spring and summer months offer balmy temperatures, low rainfall and lots of sunshine. This is the perfect time to explore through kayaking and hiking, with longer daylight hours.

Reasons to visit Wellington from October to February

  • Warm weather and lots of sunshine bring good visibility and views from Mount Victoria
  • Enjoy the many restaurants in the city, which enjoy a range of fresh seafood and produce from the surrounding landscapes
  • Wellington Wine & Food Festival is held at the beginning of February and includes some of New Zealand’s best produce
  • Higher temperatures in the evenings make this the ideal time for a camping holiday