Reefton weather in February (West Coast, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Reefton in February? This guide provides all the details you need.

In February, Reefton typically experiences pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. February falls within the summer season. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 19°C. But by evening, they drop to around 10°C. On average, it is the month with the highest temperature of the year.

Reefton in February usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 163 mm for the month. It's the month receiving the least amount of rain. As the days go by, you can expect fewer clouds and less precipitation. This makes it an ideal time for outdoor activities and events that might be disrupted by wetter conditions in other months. Rain is expected on roughly 11 days.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, February is a great time to visit. February and March generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


Reefton, monthly averages in February

Min Temperature 10°C  
Max Temperature 19°C  
Chance of Rain 36%  
Precipitation 163 mm  
Rainy days 11 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 Reefton in February?

For visitors traveling to Reefton, 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.


Interested in more climate information?

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