Tauranga weather in February (Bay of Plenty, New Zealand)

Curious about the February weather in Tauranga? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In February, Tauranga generally has high temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 23°C. But by evening, they drop to around 17°C. On average, it sees the highest temps of the year.

Tauranga in February usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 110 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 9 days.

The city usually sees around 219 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days January typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, May, June, July, August and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Tauranga climate page with graphs.


Tauranga, monthly averages in February

Min Temperature 17°C  
Max Temperature 23°C  
Water Temperature 18°C  
Chance of Rain 29%  
Precipitation 110 mm  
Rainy days 9 days  
Humidity 78%  
Windspeed 14 km/h  
Sunshine 219 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 57%  

Where to go in New Zealand in February

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand in February and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Tauranga in February?

For visitors traveling to Tauranga, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 18°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in February.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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