Annual average weather for Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand

Annual Temperature for Bay of Plenty Region

The hottest month in Bay of Plenty Region is February when the average maximum temperature is 24°, average temperature is 20° and average minimum temperature is 16°.

The coolest month in Bay of Plenty Region is July when the average maximum temperature is 15°, average temperature is 10° and average minimum temperature is .

Annual Sunshine for Bay of Plenty Region

The longest days in Bay of Plenty Region are in December, with an average of 14.7 hours of daylight per day. June has the shortest days with an average of 9.6 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Bay of Plenty Region are in December which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover. May has the least sunshine with an average of 3.8 hours of sunshine per day, making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in January when it reaches 13.1 and lowest in June when it reaches 1.9.

An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Bay of Plenty Region

The warmest sea water temperatures in Bay of Plenty Region are found in February when they peak at 20° and lowest in July when they dip to 14°.

The sea is best for swimming between December and May when the temperature is above 16° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Annual Rainfall for Bay of Plenty Region

The wettest month in Bay of Plenty Region is April with 12.7cm of rain and the most days of rain with 14 days with some rain, a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Bay of Plenty Region is January with 2cm of rain and February has the fewest days of rain with 5 days with some rain, a very dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Bay of Plenty Region

The most humid month in Bay of Plenty Region is February with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 16° which is comfortable for everyone.

The least humid month in Bay of Plenty Region is July with a dew point of which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Bay of Plenty Region

The most windy month in Bay of Plenty Region is October when the average maximum windspeed is 28kmh and the average wind speed is 16kmh.

The least windy month in Bay of Plenty Region is May when the average maximum windspeed is 19kmh and the average wind speed is 10kmh.

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