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Visiting Matapouri Bay, Matapouri, New Zealand in September

September has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day. September has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.4 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 Matapouri Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). September is too cold for swimming in Matapouri Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Matapouri Bay in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

In September, the weather at Matapouri Bay begins to improve, with warmer temperatures and fewer showers. The sea conditions remain cool, making swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving less appealing. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing may be more enjoyable during this month, as the conditions become more consistent and favorable. Also consider one of our other suggestions for September.

Can you sunbathe in Matapouri Bay in September?

No, September is not a good time for sunbathing in Matapouri Bay.

September has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day. September has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about September temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Matapouri Bay in September?

No, September is too cold for swimming in Matapouri Bay for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about September sea temperatures.

Is September a good time to holiday in Matapouri Bay?

Probably not, September is not a good time for a holiday in Matapouri Bay.

September has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day. September has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.4 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 Matapouri Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). September is too cold for swimming in Matapouri Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the September temperatures and sunshine.

Is Matapouri Bay warm in September?

No, Matapouri Bay is a little too chilly for sunbathing in September.

The average maximum temperature in Matapouri Bay in September is 16°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Matapouri Bay in September is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

More info about the September temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Matapouri Bay in September?

The average day light hours per day in Matapouri Bay in September are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

More about September sunshine.

Crowds in Matapouri Bay in September

With the arrival of spring in September, the weather begins to warm up, and more visitors may start to visit Matapouri Bay. However, the beach is still relatively quiet and uncrowded compared to the busy summer months.

Temperature in Matapouri Bay in September

The average maximum temperature in Matapouri Bay in September is 16°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Matapouri Bay in September is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Matapouri Bay in September is 10°C (50°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Matapouri Bay in September

During September the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Matapouri Bay. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Matapouri Bay in September is typically 6.1 during September. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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.

Sea Temperature in Matapouri Bay in September

The average sea water temperature in Matapouri Bay in September is 15.6°C (60.1°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Matapouri Bay in September

The average total rainfall in Matapouri Bay in September is 4.5cm (1.8inches) and on average there are 13.4 rainy days in September making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Matapouri Bay in September

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Matapouri Bay in September is 11°C (51°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10°C (49°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Matapouri Bay in September is typically 85.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.3% in the previous month and 81.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Matapouri Bay in September is typically 70.5%. The average relative humidity is 70.4% in the previous month and 65.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Matapouri Bay in September

The average maximum wind speed in Matapouri Bay in September is typically 25KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Matapouri Bay in September is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Matapouri Bay in September is from the North.

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