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Climate in Nelson (Nelson Region), New Zealand

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

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

Weather Forecasts for Nelson

Wed   Apr 24
18°C | 9°C
SW 14 km/h
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Thu   Apr 25
17°C | 9°C
N 25 km/h
2.5 mm
broken clouds and rain

broken clouds and rain

Fri   Apr 26
16°C | 6°C
W 25 km/h
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

The best time of year to visit Nelson in New Zealand

During the months of January and February you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20°C and 26°C.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which is the warmest month in Nelson?
    February has an average maximum temperature of 21°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Nelson?
    The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 12°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Nelson?
    October tops the wettest month list with 139 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Nelson?
    February is the driest month with 90 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Nelson?
    January is the sunniest month with an average of 268 hours of sunshine.

  • No idea where to travel to this year? We have a tool that recommends destinations based on your ideal conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.