Dunedin weather in April (Otago, New Zealand)

Curious about the April weather in Dunedin? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In April, Dunedin typically experiences moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 16°C. But by evening, they drop to around 8°C.

Dunedin in April usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 66 mm for the month. Typically around 15 days of rainfall is expected.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 128 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures January, February and March generally stand out with the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Dunedin, monthly averages in April

Min Temperature 8°C  
Max Temperature 16°C  
Chance of Rain 48%  
Precipitation 66 mm  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 77% *  
Sunshine 128 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 41% *  
* Data from: Dunedin, New Zealand (25 KM, 15 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in April

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand in April 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 Dunedin in April?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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