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.

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Lower Hutt Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • 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)


    “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.

    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.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 70 63 55.7
    Feb 70.2 63 55.1
    Mar 68.3 61.2 53.2
    Apr 64 57.8 50.2
    May 59.7 54 46.5
    Jun 56.2 50.6 42.7
    Jul 54.5 49 41.5
    Aug 56.1 50.2 42.7
    Sep 58.2 52.3 45.1
    Oct 60.4 54.5 47.4
    Nov 63.6 57.2 50
    Dec 67.9 61.3 54.2

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 21.1 17.2 13.2
    Feb 21.2 17.2 12.8
    Mar 20.2 16.2 11.8
    Apr 17.8 14.3 10.1
    May 15.4 12.2 8.1
    Jun 13.4 10.3 5.9
    Jul 12.5 9.4 5.3
    Aug 13.4 10.1 5.9
    Sep 14.6 11.3 7.3
    Oct 15.8 12.5 8.6
    Nov 17.6 14 10
    Dec 19.9 16.3 12.3


    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.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 27.1 0 0.07
    Feb 25.7 0 0.06
    Mar 27.1 0 0.07
    Apr 34.3 0 0.1
    May 41.4 0 0.13
    Jun 51.4 0 0.13
    Jul 47.1 0 0.1
    Aug 48.6 0 0.12
    Sep 44.3 0 0.1
    Oct 41.4 0 0.12
    Nov 28.6 0 0.05
    Dec 37.1 0 0.1

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 27.1 0 0.18
    Feb 25.7 0 0.15
    Mar 27.1 0 0.18
    Apr 34.3 0 0.25
    May 41.4 0 0.33
    Jun 51.4 0 0.33
    Jul 47.1 0 0.25
    Aug 48.6 0 0.3
    Sep 44.3 0 0.25
    Oct 41.4 0 0.3
    Nov 28.6 0 0.13
    Dec 37.1 0 0.25


    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.

    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.

    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
    Jan 67.7
    Feb 68.4
    Mar 68.9
    Apr 71.2
    May 72.5
    Jun 72.1
    Jul 71.5
    Aug 72
    Sep 68.5
    Oct 68
    Nov 67
    Dec 69.1


    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.


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