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Wellington Region

Weather

When Wellington’s weather turns bad, it can be truly foul: lacerating winds and sheets of freezing rain coming in sideways. Bus shelters look more like houses – it ain’t called ‘Windy Wellington’ for nothing...

November to April are the warmer months and the best time to visit, with average maximums hovering around 20°C. From May to August it’s colder and wetter – daily temperatures lurk around 12°C.