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When is the rainy season in new zealand?

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When is the rainy season in new zealand?


I have never been to New Zealand. Can someone tell me which month is the best month to visit? I want to avoid the rainy season if possible.


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1. Re: When is the rainy season in new zealand?

NZ doesn't have a rainy season, it can and does rain anytime of the year. Some areas more so than others. The best months to visit are February/March- mid to late summer after children and NZers have returned to school/work after their summer holidays. The long hot summer days are more settled by then as well.

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2. Re: When is the rainy season in new zealand?

January to december ;-)

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3. Re: When is the rainy season in new zealand?

The south of the South and the west of both islands is wettest in spring.

But as te others ahve said it can rain alomost anytime, but all over nz leasts rainfall is around MArch till late may.

The amount of rain over nz varies considerably.

The lowest rainfall being central otago

The highest Rainfall is Fiordland along with the rest of The west Coast

Highest sunshine hours beiong Nelson and Blenheim

windiest is Wellington then Invercargill

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4. Re: When is the rainy season in new zealand?

Be nice if we had a "rainy season".

Would mean we lived in the tropics.

Wellington? Windy? Actually I think Palmerston North has the most consistent wind. Wellington gets the occasional strong gust, though. ;)

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