Best time to swim in New Zealand Sea temperature by month

Do you want to go to the seaside in New Zealand? But when should you go to be sure to enjoy good sea water temperature and be able to swim for a long time? Now or another month during the year? On this page, find the sea temperature by month in New Zealand.

Swimming in New Zealand by month

Discover swimming conditions in detail in New Zealand by month below. Click on the links for each month to see details about the sea temperature in the cities of: Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Dunedin and Hokitika.

Month sea temperature Details
56°F to 70°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in january
58°F to 71°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in february
56°F to 72°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in march
54°F to 70°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in april
52°F to 67°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in may
50°F to 64°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in june
49°F to 62°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in july
49°F to 61°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in august
49°F to 61°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in september
50°F to 62°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in october
52°F to 65°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in november
55°F to 67°F Sea temperature
in New Zealand in december

* in at least part of the area.

Where and when should you swim in New Zealand?

Auckland

Best time to swim in Auckland

The best months for swimming in Auckland are %MONTHS.

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Christchurch

Best time to swim in Christchurch

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Christchurch.

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Wellington

Best time to swim in Wellington

The best month for swimming in Wellington is february .

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Dunedin

Best time to swim in Dunedin

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Dunedin.

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Hokitika

Best time to swim in Hokitika

The best months for swimming in Hokitika are %MONTHS.

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Other cities and places in New Zealand:

Water temperatures in New Zealand over the entire year

On this chart, we show you the variation of the average sea water temperature in New Zealand for the cities of: Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Dunedin and Hokitika.

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