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Weather in February in Waikato

Thinking about venturing to Waikato this February 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 February?

Waikato is a region in New Zealand. February in Waikato generally has temperatures that range from pleasant to warm, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to high. During February, summer is in full swing.

During the day the temperature is pleasant in Whakapapa Village at 20°C and warm in Pukekohe East at 25°C. As night falls, temperatures generally drop to 17°C in Pukekohe East and 10°C in Whakapapa Village. On average, February is the month with the highest temperature of the year in Waikato.

In February, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Huntly with an average of 81 mm to high rainfall in Whakapapa Village with 135 mm. The city Taupo usually sees around 202 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

For specific regional insights in Waikato for February, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Waikato climate page.

Where to go in Waikato in February

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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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 February for the 5 most popular destinations in Waikato?

Taupo

In February Taupo generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Taupo
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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<<   January January
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22°C 
12°C 
224 hours 
90 mm 
10 days 
23°C 
12°C 
202 hours 
96 mm 
8 days 
March   >> March
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20°C 
11°C 
180 hours 
89 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Taupo

Hamilton

In February Hamilton generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   January January
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25°C 
15°C 
230 hours 
76 mm 
10 days 
25°C 
15°C 
195 hours 
86 mm 
9 days 
March   >> March
>>  
23°C 
13°C 
195 hours 
77 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Hamilton

Whitianga

In February Whitianga generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Whitianga
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
22°C 
17°C 
74 mm 
10 days 
23°C 
18°C 
96 mm 
10 days 
March   >> March
>>  
21°C 
17°C 
94 mm 
14 days 
Climate in Whitianga

Cambridge

In February Cambridge generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   January January
<<  
24°C 
14°C 
230 hours 
77 mm 
9 days 
25°C 
15°C 
195 hours 
88 mm 
8 days 
March   >> March
>>  
23°C 
13°C 
195 hours 
78 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Cambridge

Coromandel Town

In February Coromandel Town generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Coromandel Town
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
21°C 
18°C 
230 hours 
72 mm 
11 days 
22°C 
18°C 
196 hours 
92 mm 
11 days 
March   >> March
>>  
21°C 
17°C 
189 hours 
89 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Coromandel Town

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Is February the best time to visit Waikato?

We believe that February is one of the best times to visit Waikato with overall perfect weather in Taupo. It's worth noting that weather conditions might differ depending on the location you visit.

Generally speaking, January, February and March provide perfect weather in Taupo. On the other hand, the weather in June, July and August tend to be poor.

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