The best times to visit Wairoa for ideal weather are

November 19th to April 22nd

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

 

 


Other Wairoa Travel Info

Weather in Wairoa

Temperature

Average temperatures in Wairoa 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 41st 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 Wairoa, 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 77.9°F (25.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.9°F (13.8°C) at night.

Wairoa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Wairoa 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.

Wairoa Perceived Temperature (F)

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Wairoa Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Wairoa 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 76.7 66.9 55.8
Feb 75.4 66 55.7
Mar 73.2 63.1 52.6
Apr 68.6 58.9 49
May 63.8 53.9 44.3
Jun 59.5 50.9 41.5
Jul 57.5 49.4 40.9
Aug 59.8 51 41.5
Sep 62.7 53.6 43.5
Oct 66.7 56.9 45.8
Nov 69.6 60 49
Dec 74 64.6 54.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 24.8 19.4 13.2
Feb 24.1 18.9 13.2
Mar 22.9 17.3 11.4
Apr 20.3 14.9 9.4
May 17.7 12.2 6.8
Jun 15.3 10.5 5.3
Jul 14.2 9.7 4.9
Aug 15.4 10.6 5.3
Sep 17.1 12 6.4
Oct 19.3 13.8 7.7
Nov 20.9 15.6 9.4
Dec 23.3 18.1 12.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Wairoa are December, 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 November to early December. For example, on the week of November 26th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Wairoa? 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 Wairoa.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Wairoa (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 16% 0 3.1
Feb 16% 0 1.8
Mar 15% 0 3.4
Apr 24% 0 3.5
May 23% 0 3.6
Jun 25% 0 4.1
Jul 31% 0 5.9
Aug 27% 0 3.9
Sep 20% 0 3.5
Oct 15% 0 2.8
Nov 15% 0 2.1
Dec 13% 0 1.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 7.9
Feb 16 0 4.6
Mar 15 0 8.6
Apr 24 0 8.9
May 23 0 9.1
Jun 25 0 10.4
Jul 31 0 15
Aug 27 0 9.9
Sep 20 0 8.9
Oct 15 0 7.1
Nov 15 0 5.3
Dec 13 0 4.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Wairoa has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (62.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (74.4%).

Wind in Wairoa is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and September. October’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.4 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 13.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.3 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.3 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Apr 5 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.8 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.7 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 11.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.3 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Nov 6.5 Light breeze 11.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.8 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.2%
Feb 66.9%
Mar 67.5%
Apr 72.6%
May 73.6%
Jun 73.9%
Jul 74.4%
Aug 71.6%
Sep 67.2%
Oct 62.1%
Nov 63.3%
Dec 63.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Wairoa?

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 Wairoa, New Zealand is December, followed by April and July. 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 Wairoa in October. 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 36 in October means 36% of the tourists vs. December.

 

 

Overall Wairoa Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 74.5°F (23.6°C) and 60.7°F (15.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow 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 brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Wairoa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 72.6°F (22.6°C) and 61.1°F (16.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Wairoa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 77.9°F (25.5°C) and 73.2°F (22.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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