Best Beaches in New Zealand in July

PICK A MONTH FOR BEST BEACHES IN NEW ZEALAND

These are the best beaches in New Zealand in July, based on average sunshine, sea temperature, rainfall and temperature. Though many factors can come into play when choosing your beach destination, the beach weather will often be a deciding factor. Here we list the top beaches based on the average weather conditions and sea temperature.

Best Beach Destinations in New Zealand in July

  • 12°C (54°F) Air
    14°C (57°F) Sea
    4.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.4 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Parakerake Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). July is too cold for swimming in Parakerake Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 15°C (58°F) Air
    15°C (60°F) Sea
    4.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.5 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.6 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 2.3cm (0.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Matapouri Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). July is too cold for swimming in Matapouri Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 15°C (58°F) Air
    15°C (60°F) Sea
    4.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.5 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 2.3cm (0.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Waikawau Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). July is too cold for swimming in Waikawau Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 15°C (58°F) Air
    15°C (60°F) Sea
    4.2 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.5 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 2.3cm (0.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Hahei Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). July is too cold for swimming in Hahei Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 15°C (58°F) Air
    15°C (60°F) Sea
    4.2 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.5 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 2.3cm (0.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cathedral Cove. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). July is too cold for swimming in Cathedral Cove for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 15°C (58°F) Air
    15°C (60°F) Sea
    4.2 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.5 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 2.3cm (0.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Stingray Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). July is too cold for swimming in Stingray Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 15°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (57°F) Sea
    4.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.5 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 2.3cm (0.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Mount Maunganui Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). July is too cold for swimming in Mount Maunganui Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    4.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Tupou Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). July is too cold for swimming in Tupou Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    4.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Urapukapuka Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). July is too cold for swimming in Urapukapuka Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    4.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Roberton Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). July is too cold for swimming in Roberton Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 15°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (57°F) Sea
    4.2 Hrs of Sun / Day
    5.5 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 2.3cm (0.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Hot Water Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). July is too cold for swimming in Hot Water Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (57°F) Sea
    4.8 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 48% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Te Werahi Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). July is too cold for swimming in Te Werahi Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (58°F) Sea
    4.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Matai Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). July is too cold for swimming in Matai Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (57°F) Sea
    4.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Mahurangi West. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). July is too cold for swimming in Mahurangi West for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (57°F) Sea
    4.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Tokerau Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). July is too cold for swimming in Tokerau Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (57°F) Sea
    4.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cable Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). July is too cold for swimming in Cable Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (56°F) Sea
    4.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Rangiputa Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). July is too cold for swimming in Rangiputa Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    4.1 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.1 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Whangapoua Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). July is too cold for swimming in Whangapoua Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (56°F) Sea
    4.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.6 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Karekare Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). July is too cold for swimming in Karekare Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (56°F) Sea
    4.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.6 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Piha Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). July is too cold for swimming in Piha Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (57°F) Sea
    4.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Rangitoto Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). July is too cold for swimming in Rangitoto Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    13°C (56°F) Sea
    4.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.6 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Bethells Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (56°F). July is too cold for swimming in Bethells Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    14°C (56°F) Sea
    4.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Waiheke Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). July is too cold for swimming in Waiheke Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 14°C (58°F) Air
    12°C (53°F) Sea
    4.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    19.2 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 19.2 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Ngarunui Surfers Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (53°F). July is too cold for swimming in Ngarunui Surfers Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 10°C (51°F) Air
    9°C (47°F) Sea
    6.9 Hrs of Sun / Day
    12.1 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (51°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.9hrs. July has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Moeraki Boulders Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (47°F). July is too cold for swimming in Moeraki Boulders Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 10°C (51°F) Air
    9°C (47°F) Sea
    6.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    12.1 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (51°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.5hrs. July has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Lake Wakatipu. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (47°F). July is too cold for swimming in Lake Wakatipu for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 10°C (51°F) Air
    9°C (47°F) Sea
    6.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    12.1 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (51°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.5hrs. July has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Sandfly Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (47°F). July is too cold for swimming in Sandfly Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 10°C (51°F) Air
    8°C (46°F) Sea
    6.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    12.1 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (51°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.5hrs. July has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Tunnel Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (46°F). July is too cold for swimming in Tunnel Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 10°C (50°F) Air
    13°C (55°F) Sea
    4.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    13.9 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.3 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 13.7cm (5.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Bark Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (55°F). July is too cold for swimming in Bark Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 10°C (50°F) Air
    13°C (55°F) Sea
    4.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    13.9 Days of Rain

    July has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.3 hours of sunshine per day. July has total rainfall of 13.7cm (5.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Kaiteriteri Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (55°F). July is too cold for swimming in Kaiteriteri Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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