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Waikato weather in April

Thinking about venturing to Waikato this April and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Waikato in April?

Waikato is a region in New Zealand. April in Waikato generally has temperatures that range from moderate to pleasant, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to high.

Based on our climate data spanning from 1990-2020, the average maximum temperature is moderate in Whakapapa Village at 15°C to pleasant in Pukekohe East at 21°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 13°C in Pukekohe East and 6°C in Whakapapa Village.

In April, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Miranda with an average of 91 mm to high rainfall in Whakapapa Village with 142 mm. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 158 hours of sunlight expected in Taupo. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

For a closer look at April's conditions in Waikato, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Waikato's yearly weather, check out our Waikato climate page.

Where to go in Waikato in April

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Waikato on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in April for the 5 most popular destinations in Waikato?

Taupo

In April Taupo generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Taupo
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
20°C 
11°C 
180 hours 
89 mm 
10 days 
18°C 
8°C 
158 hours 
110 mm 
10 days 
May   >> May
>>  
15°C 
6°C 
130 hours 
111 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Taupo

Hamilton

In April Hamilton generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Hamilton
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
23°C 
13°C 
195 hours 
77 mm 
11 days 
21°C 
11°C 
170 hours 
101 mm 
12 days 
May   >> May
>>  
18°C 
9°C 
138 hours 
114 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Hamilton

Whitianga

In April Whitianga generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Whitianga
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
21°C 
17°C 
94 mm 
14 days 
20°C 
15°C 
107 mm 
14 days 
May   >> May
>>  
18°C 
13°C 
120 mm 
14 days 
Climate in Whitianga

Cambridge

In April Cambridge generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Cambridge
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
23°C 
13°C 
195 hours 
78 mm 
10 days 
20°C 
10°C 
170 hours 
101 mm 
11 days 
May   >> May
>>  
18°C 
8°C 
138 hours 
109 mm 
14 days 
Climate in Cambridge

Coromandel Town

In April Coromandel Town generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Coromandel Town
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
21°C 
17°C 
189 hours 
89 mm 
15 days 
20°C 
16°C 
156 hours 
106 mm 
14 days 
May   >> May
>>  
18°C 
14°C 
140 hours 
123 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Coromandel Town

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Is April the best time to visit Waikato?

In our opinion, April is a good time to visit Waikato with overall tolerable weather in Taupo. It's worth noting that weather conditions might differ depending on the location you visit.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in January, February and March offering mostly perfect weather in Taupo. On the other hand, the months of June, July and August tend to have poor weather conditions.

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