The best times to visit Wilson Bay 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 Wilson Bay Travel Info

Weather in Wilson Bay

Temperature

Average temperatures in Wilson Bay 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 Wilson Bay, 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.

Wilson Bay Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Wilson Bay 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.

Wilson Bay Perceived Temperature (F)

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Wilson Bay Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Wilson Bay 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 73.4 65.1 55.7
Feb 73.6 65 55.7
Mar 71.2 62.1 52
Apr 66.2 57.3 47.7
May 61 51.6 42.3
Jun 56.3 47.2 38.2
Jul 55.1 45.5 36.2
Aug 57 48.2 39.1
Sep 60 51.4 41.6
Oct 63.4 54.9 44.9
Nov 67.3 58.7 49.1
Dec 70.9 62.9 54.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 23 18.4 13.2
Feb 23.1 18.3 13.2
Mar 21.8 16.7 11.1
Apr 19 14.1 8.7
May 16.1 10.9 5.7
Jun 13.5 8.4 3.4
Jul 12.8 7.5 2.3
Aug 13.9 9 3.9
Sep 15.6 10.8 5.3
Oct 17.4 12.7 7.2
Nov 19.6 14.8 9.5
Dec 21.6 17.2 12.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Wilson Bay 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 Wilson Bay? 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 Wilson Bay.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Wilson Bay (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 13% 0 2.2
Feb 11% 0 1.4
Mar 16% 0 2.2
Apr 22% 0 3.2
May 20% 0 3.6
Jun 23% 0 4.4
Jul 18% 0 2.2
Aug 21% 0 2.8
Sep 24% 0 3.4
Oct 19% 0 3
Nov 11% 0 1.4
Dec 24% 0 4.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 0 5.6
Feb 11 0 3.6
Mar 16 0 5.6
Apr 22 0 8.1
May 20 0 9.1
Jun 23 0 11.2
Jul 18 0 5.6
Aug 21 0 7.1
Sep 24 0 8.6
Oct 19 0 7.6
Nov 11 0 3.6
Dec 24 0 12.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Wilson Bay 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 Wilson Bay 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 Wilson Bay.

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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 7.8 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Mar 6.5 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
May 5.1 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Jun 5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.5 Light breeze 9.4 Significant breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Nov 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Dec 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.5%
Feb 66.6%
Mar 67.1%
Apr 72%
May 73.6%
Jun 75.6%
Jul 73.4%
Aug 74.9%
Sep 70.4%
Oct 65.1%
Nov 62.8%
Dec 67.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Wilson Bay?

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 Wilson Bay, 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 Wilson Bay 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 Wilson Bay 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 Wilson Bay, 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 Wilson Bay 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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