The best times to visit Lower Hutt for ideal weather are
November 19th to April 15th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Lower Hutt Travel Guide
Weather in Lower Hutt
Average temperatures in Lower Hutt vary very little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 62 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Lower Hutt, 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 53.5°F (11.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 41.9°F (5.5°C) at night.
Lower Hutt Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Lower Hutt Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Lower Hutt Perceived Temperature (F)
Lower Hutt Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Lower Hutt 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Lower Hutt are June, August, and then July. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there are only 1.3 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 4.1 days with significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.
When can you find snow in Lower Hutt? 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 Lower Hutt.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lower Hutt (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Lower Hutt has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is November (67% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (72.5%).
Wind in Lower Hutt is usually stronger than usual. The windiest month is October, followed by November and January. October’s average wind speed of around 12.6 knots (14.5 MPH or 23.3 KPH) is considered “moderate 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 19.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Lower Hutt.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||11.6||a moderate breeze||17.3||a fresh breeze|
|Feb||10||a gentle breeze||15.3||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||10.4||a gentle breeze||15.9||a fresh breeze|
|Apr||10||a gentle breeze||15.4||a moderate breeze|
|May||10.4||a gentle breeze||15.8||a fresh breeze|
|Jun||10.2||a gentle breeze||15.8||a moderate breeze|
|Jul||10.5||a gentle breeze||15.7||a fresh breeze|
|Aug||9.7||a gentle breeze||14.9||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||11.5||a moderate breeze||17.2||a fresh breeze|
|Oct||12.6||a moderate breeze||18.9||a fresh breeze|
|Nov||11.8||a moderate breeze||17.6||a fresh breeze|
|Dec||10.9||a gentle breeze||16.3||a moderate breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Lower Hutt?
As of 5/2/2017 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.
Overall Lower Hutt Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 52.4°F (11.3°C) and 42.9°F (6.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 13 days of precipitation per month. Fall is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are still quite cold. These months see moderate precipitation with about 15 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Lower Hutt, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 49.4°F (9.7°C) and 42.9°F (6.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 13 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cold this time of year in Lower Hutt to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.5°F (11.9°C) and 50.1°F (10.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 7 to 12 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.