Timaru weather in April (Canterbury, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Timaru in April? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In April, Timaru generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 17°C. But by evening, they drop to around 8°C.

Timaru in April usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 70 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 10 days of rain are anticipated.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 159 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

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

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

 

Timaru, monthly averages in April

Min Temperature 8°C  
Max Temperature 17°C  
Chance of Rain 32%  
Precipitation 70 mm  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 85%  
Sunshine 159 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in New Zealand in April

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand in April 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 Timaru in April?

For visitors traveling to Timaru, 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 April.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Barbeque
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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

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.