What type of climate does Wellington New Zealand have?

temperate marine climate
The Wellington region offers a mild, temperate marine climate, with plenty of wind. The best weather in Wellington is during October to April, when average temperatures are between 17°C and 21°C. Winter in Wellington is quite short and never extreme, with the occasional frosts.

How cold does it get in Wellington?

In Wellington, the summers are comfortable, the winters are cold and wet, and it is windy and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 45°F to 68°F and is rarely below 38°F or above 74°F.

Does it snow in Wellington?

Despite these cooler temperatures, snow is exceptionally rare in Wellington even in the heart of winter, with yearly lows rarely exceeding 4 degrees Celsius (39 degrees Fahrenheit), keep in mind this is not including the nearby mountain peaks.

Is Wellington a good place to live?

Wellington regularly ranks as one of the most liveable cities in the world. * It is compact, safe, friendly, and a great place to live. But don’t take our word for it—come and see for yourself! *Wellington was #1 most liveable city in the world according to the Deutsche Bank Quality of Life Survey, 2017 and 2018.

Why does Wellington have such bad weather?

The main reason that Wellington is so windy is fairly obvious, and unfortunately, we have to blame two things that make the city so beautiful: the Tararua range and Cook Strait.

Is New Zealand colder than Australia?

Australia is warmer than New Zealand, with a summer average of 30°C and winter average of 15°C. New Zealand, is a touch cooler, with a summer average around 20 to 25 degrees and a winter average around 12°.

Is Wellington a nice place to live?

Why is it so cold in Wellington?

Because of alot of micro factors, the temperatures in Wellington feel colder than the actual in Winter and warmer than it is during the Summers. You still require a heater installed in your bedroom during chilly Winter nights.

Is Wellington expensive to live?

Summary about cost of living in Wellington, New Zealand: Family of four estimated monthly costs are 3,301$ (4,977NZ$) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 918$ (1,384NZ$) without rent. Wellington is 25.25% less expensive than New York (without rent).

Is Wellington safe?

Wellington is ranked #5 in the world for personal safety (Safe Cities Index 2019).