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North Island – Best time to go

Best time to visit North Island (NZ)

The best time to book your holiday in the North Island - New Zealand is from October to April

October to April remain warm and relatively dry, while the winter season is ideal for winter sports and skiing in the mountains.

Maximum Daytime Temperature – 25°C

Minimum Night Time Temperature – 6°C

Average rainfall – 104mm per month

Average daylight hours – 12

What’s the weather like in New Zealand’s North Island from January to March?

January to March are the summer season for New Zealand’s North Island. The days are long, warm and sunny, with very little rainfall. Average temperatures remain at around 20°C during the day and rainfall at 80mm.

Why visit New Zealand’s North Island from January to March?

• The weather starts to cool down in March, making it ideal for hiking and walking, as well as bringing the russet colours of autumn
• School holidays end in the middle of January, leaving the beaches and landscapes relatively quiet
• Wellington Fringe Festival runs throughout February and March, and brings comedy, plays and music
• Auckland Arts Festival starts at the end of March and features dancing, plays and more

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