Seasons in New Zealand: weather, temperatures and more facts

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When to travel to New Zealand?

✓ When is the cheap season?

✓ Will it be warm or cold?

✓ What's the best season?

Compare the seasons

What to expect from each season in New Zealand

Just like in your country, New Zealand has 4 seasons. The only difference is that each season is in different months then you're used to back home. And the weather is definitely different. As you may know, you can even have 4 seasons in one day in New Zealand. Check out this info and you'll see that each season has its advantages for your New Zealand road trip.

Spring: September, October & November

Spring is an interesting season in New Zealand. It can feel like spring at home, but it can also feel like summer already. In spring the average temperatures are 16 to 19˚C during the day. Check out all the facts about spring in New Zealand and see why it's a great season.

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SummerDecember, January & February

This is by far the most popular season in New Zealand. Heaps of tourist will arrive to soak up the New Zealand sun. And many New Zealanders will take time off work to enjoy their summer holiday. The average temperature in Summer ranges from 21 to 27 ˚C.

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Autumn: March, April & May

After the warm summer months the temperatures will drop gradually. The first part of autumn is more like Indian Summer with warm & sunny days. Nights will be cooler of course. But no worries. You'll still experience a lot of lovely days with an average temperature between 17 and 21˚C.

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Roadtripping in New Zealand in May (video)

Winter (June - August): cheaper travel & amazing views

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Info & facts about the winter in New Zealand




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