The best times to visit Collingwood for ideal weather are

November 5th to May 6th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Collingwood Travel Info

Weather in Collingwood


Average temperatures in Collingwood vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Collingwood, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 72.3°F (22.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.4°F (14.7°C) at night.

Collingwood Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Collingwood Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Collingwood Perceived Temperature (F)


Collingwood Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Collingwood Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 71.2 63.9 57.2
Feb 71.6 64.3 57.8
Mar 69.4 62.4 56.2
Apr 65.4 58.9 53.1
May 61 55 49.2
Jun 57.1 51.5 46
Jul 55.7 50 44.7
Aug 57.3 51.1 45.4
Sep 59.8 53.1 47
Oct 62.2 55.2 48.7
Nov 65.5 58.1 51.6
Dec 68.6 61.8 55.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 21.8 17.7 14
Feb 22 17.9 14.3
Mar 20.8 16.9 13.4
Apr 18.6 14.9 11.7
May 16.1 12.8 9.6
Jun 13.9 10.8 7.8
Jul 13.2 10 7.1
Aug 14.1 10.6 7.4
Sep 15.4 11.7 8.3
Oct 16.8 12.9 9.3
Nov 18.6 14.5 10.9
Dec 20.3 16.6 13.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Collingwood are February, March, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Collingwood? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Collingwood.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Collingwood (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 0 2.5
Feb 13% 0 1.8
Mar 14% 0 2.6
Apr 23% 0 4.5
May 27% 0 4.3
Jun 28% 0 5.7
Jul 29% 0 4.1
Aug 28% 0 4.1
Sep 24% 0 3.8
Oct 22% 0 3.8
Nov 16% 0 1.8
Dec 21% 0 3.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 6.4
Feb 13 0 4.6
Mar 14 0 6.6
Apr 23 0 11.4
May 27 0 10.9
Jun 28 0 14.5
Jul 29 0 10.4
Aug 28 0 10.4
Sep 24 0 9.7
Oct 22 0 9.7
Nov 16 0 4.6
Dec 21 0 9.9


Humidity and Wind

Collingwood has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is November (68.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (77.8%).

Wind in Collingwood is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is October, followed by November and September. October’s average wind speed of around 13.5 knots (15.5 MPH or 25 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 21.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Collingwood.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 11.6 Significant breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Feb 10 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Mar 10.3 Gentle breeze 15.7 Strong breeze
Apr 10.1 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
May 9.5 Gentle breeze 14.5 Strong breeze
Jun 10.7 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Jul 10.5 Gentle breeze 15.5 Strong breeze
Aug 10 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Sep 11.8 Significant breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Oct 13.5 Significant breeze 20 Strong breeze
Nov 12.6 Significant breeze 18.7 Strong breeze
Dec 11.3 Significant breeze 16.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70.7%
Feb 70.9%
Mar 72%
Apr 75.1%
May 76.3%
Jun 77.8%
Jul 74.7%
Aug 77.1%
Sep 73.2%
Oct 71.3%
Nov 68.6%
Dec 73.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Collingwood?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for New Zealand; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Collingwood, New Zealand is March, followed by July and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Collingwood in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56.6 in November means 56.6% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Collingwood Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 70.4°F (21.3°C) and 58.5°F (14.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Collingwood, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 67.1°F (19.5°C) and 58.9°F (14.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Collingwood to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.3°F (22.4°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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