Picton weather in February (Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Picton in February? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In Picton, February is characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 22°C. But by evening, they drop to around 14°C. On average, it has the peak temperatures of the year.

Picton in February usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 62 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 7 days of rain.

With around 235 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, February is one of the better months to visit Picton. January, February, March and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Picton, monthly averages in February

Min Temperature 14°C  
Max Temperature 22°C  
Chance of Rain 22%  
Precipitation 62 mm  
Rainy days 7 days  
Humidity 79% *  
Sunshine 235 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Nelson, New Zealand (60 KM, 37 Miles).

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 Picton in February?

For visitors traveling to Picton, 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
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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