The best times to visit Havelock for ideal weather are

November 12th to April 29th

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

 

 


Other Havelock Travel Info

Weather in Havelock

Temperature

Average temperatures in Havelock vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Havelock, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 75.2°F (24°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.2°F (14°C) at night.

Havelock Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Havelock 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.

Havelock Perceived Temperature (F)

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Havelock Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Havelock 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan73.465.155.7
Feb73.66555.7
Mar71.262.152
Apr66.257.347.7
May6151.642.3
Jun56.347.238.2
Jul55.145.536.2
Aug5748.239.1
Sep6051.441.6
Oct63.454.944.9
Nov67.358.749.1
Dec70.962.954.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan2318.413.2
Feb23.118.313.2
Mar21.816.711.1
Apr1914.18.7
May16.110.95.7
Jun13.58.43.4
Jul12.87.52.3
Aug13.993.9
Sep15.610.85.3
Oct17.412.77.2
Nov19.614.89.5
Dec21.617.212.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Havelock are November, February, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early November. For example, on the week of November 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Havelock? 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 Havelock.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan13%02.2
Feb11%01.4
Mar16%02.2
Apr22%03.2
May20%03.6
Jun23%04.4
Jul18%02.2
Aug21%02.8
Sep24%03.4
Oct19%03
Nov11%01.4
Dec24%04.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1305.6
Feb1103.6
Mar1605.6
Apr2208.1
May2009.1
Jun23011.2
Jul1805.6
Aug2107.1
Sep2408.6
Oct1907.6
Nov1103.6
Dec24012.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Havelock has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is November (62.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (75.6%).

Wind in Havelock is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and October. November’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.3 MPH or 15 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 mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 17 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.8Gentle breeze15.4Significant breeze
Feb6.4Light breeze13.2Significant breeze
Mar6.5Light breeze13Significant breeze
Apr5.5Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
May5.1Light breeze10.5Significant breeze
Jun5Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze
Jul4.5Light breeze9.4Significant breeze
Aug4.8Light breeze10Gentle breeze
Sep6.4Light breeze12.8Significant breeze
Oct8Gentle breeze15.7Significant breeze
Nov8.1Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Dec8.1Gentle breeze15.4Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan64.5%
Feb66.6%
Mar67.1%
Apr72%
May73.6%
Jun75.6%
Jul73.4%
Aug74.9%
Sep70.4%
Oct65.1%
Nov62.8%
Dec67.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Havelock?

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 Havelock, 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 Havelock 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 Havelock Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 72.1°F (22.3°C) and 57.3°F (14.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 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 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Havelock, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 69.6°F (20.9°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 Havelock to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75.2°F (24°C) and 69.7°F (20.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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