Annual average weather for Pouawa Beach, Gisborne Region, New Zealand

Annual Average Weather for Pouawa Beach, Gisborne Region, New Zealand

The annual average maximum daily temperature is °C (°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The annual average water temperature is typically 16.9°C (62.3°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. Annually there are on average days of rain per month and 8.1 hours of sun per day.

Can you swim in Pouawa Beach year round?

No, you can't swim in Pouawa Beach all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Pouawa Beach are found in February when they peak at 20°C (69°F) and lowest in August when they dip to 14°C (57°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between December and May when the sea temperature is above 17°C (62°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

The sea is good for swimming in the months from December to March when the sea temperature is above 19°C (66°F)

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When is the sunniest month in Pouawa Beach?

The sunniest days in Pouawa Beach are in December which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In December the sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.1hrs making the days very long and bright.

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When is the least sunny month in Pouawa Beach?

June has the least sunshine. In June the sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the sea the coldest in Pouawa Beach?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Pouawa Beach are found in August when they dip to 14°C (57°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

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When is the sea the warmest in Pouawa Beach?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Pouawa Beach are found in February when they peak at 20°C (69°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

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Annual Sunshine for Pouawa Beach

The longest days in Pouawa Beach are in December, with an average of 14.8 hours of daylight per day. June has the shortest days with an average of 9.5 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Pouawa Beach are in December which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.1hrs making the days very long and bright.

June has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in January when it reaches 12.9 and lowest in June when it reaches 1.8.

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 Pouawa Beach

The warmest sea water temperatures in Pouawa Beach are found in February when they peak at 20°C (69°F) and lowest in August when they dip to 14°C (57°F).

The sea is best for swimming between December and May when the temperature is above 17°C (62°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

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