Climate in Dunedin, New Zealand

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Dunedin, New Zealand.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Dunedin

MON Apr 12
19°C | 7°C

Patchy rain possible

TUE Apr 13
14°C | 8°C

Moderate rain

WED Apr 14
11°C | 6°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Dunedin in New Zealand

Dunedin has a temperate maritime climate. This climate is dominated by a cold front which results in changeable and cloudy weather throughout the year. Summers are not very warm, the hottest month is January with an average temperature of 19 ° Celsius (66 Fahrenheit). Wnters are mild but mostly cloudy.

Most precipitation falls in January with 80 mm (3.14 inch) and the least precipitation in September. So despite the beautiful beaches, one can not always count on sunshine.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • The months of January and December have a high chance of precipitation.
  • The warmest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 19°C (66°F).

  • The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 10°C (50°F).
  • December is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • September is the driest month.
  • December is the most sunny month.
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