The best times to visit Hapuku for ideal weather are

November 19th to April 8th

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

 

 


Other Hapuku Travel Info

Weather in Hapuku

Temperature

Average temperatures in Hapuku vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Hapuku, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 71.4°F (21.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.6°F (12°C) at night.

Hapuku Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Hapuku Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

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Hapuku Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Hapuku 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 69.4 61 54
Feb 67.7 60.1 54
Mar 66.7 59.1 52.7
Apr 62 55.1 49.2
May 58.3 51.8 46
Jun 53.8 47.9 42.6
Jul 52.1 46.8 41.5
Aug 53.7 47.8 42.6
Sep 57.2 50.1 43.7
Oct 61 52.2 44.8
Nov 63.5 55.2 48.1
Dec 67.4 59.3 52.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 20.8 16.1 12.2
Feb 19.8 15.6 12.2
Mar 19.3 15.1 11.5
Apr 16.7 12.8 9.6
May 14.6 11 7.8
Jun 12.1 8.8 5.9
Jul 11.2 8.2 5.3
Aug 12.1 8.8 5.9
Sep 14 10.1 6.5
Oct 16.1 11.2 7.1
Nov 17.5 12.9 8.9
Dec 19.7 15.2 11.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hapuku are January, March, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Hapuku? 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 Hapuku.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 1.3
Feb 13% 0 1.4
Mar 12% 0 2.4
Apr 17% 0 2.8
May 15% 0 2.3
Jun 17% 0 2.5
Jul 13% 0 3
Aug 16% 0 3
Sep 17% 0 2
Oct 17% 0 2.3
Nov 14% 0 1.5
Dec 12% 0 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 3.3
Feb 13 0 3.6
Mar 12 0 6.1
Apr 17 0 7.1
May 15 0 5.8
Jun 17 0 6.4
Jul 13 0 7.6
Aug 16 0 7.6
Sep 17 0 5.1
Oct 17 0 5.8
Nov 14 0 3.8
Dec 12 0 3.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Hapuku has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (63.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (73.5%).

Wind in Hapuku is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by October and November. June’s average wind speed of around 9.2 knots (10.6 MPH or 17.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early October where average top sustained speeds reach 19.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 8.6 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Feb 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Mar 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Apr 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 8.5 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Jun 9.2 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Jul 8.7 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Aug 8.4 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Sep 8.6 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Oct 9 Gentle breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Nov 8.8 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Dec 8.4 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68%
Feb 73.5%
Mar 68.5%
Apr 70%
May 64.6%
Jun 66.6%
Jul 64.1%
Aug 67.3%
Sep 63.1%
Oct 63.6%
Nov 67.1%
Dec 69.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Hapuku?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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 Sep 30, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Hapuku, 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 Hapuku 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

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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 Hapuku Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 68°F (20°C) and 55.6°F (13.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 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 still jacket weather. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hapuku, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 67.3°F (19.6°C) and 55.6°F (13.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 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 Hapuku to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 71.4°F (21.9°C) and 65.8°F (18.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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