Fox Glacier weather in February (West Coast, New Zealand)

Planning a trip to Fox Glacier in February? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In February, Fox Glacier generally has moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. February falls within the summer season. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 18°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 10°C. On average, it sees the highest temps of the year.

Fox Glacier in February falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 276 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 13 days of rain.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures generally stand out with the best circumstances. While tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Fox Glacier, monthly averages in February

Min Temperature 10°C  
Max Temperature 18°C  
Chance of Rain 42%  
Precipitation 276 mm  
Rainy days 13 days  

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 Fox Glacier in February?

For visitors traveling to Fox Glacier, 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.

What To Do

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

Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Fox Glacier.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to New Zealand? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in New Zealand. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.