Weather in New Zealand in July

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Visiting New Zealand in July

July has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 48.7% 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 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.9 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 New Zealand. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (56°F). July is too cold for swimming in New Zealand for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Can you sunbathe in New Zealand in July?

No, July is not a good time for sunbathing in New Zealand.

July has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 48.7% 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 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in New Zealand in July?

No, July is too cold for swimming in New Zealand for any length of time, with the sea water at 13°C (56°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is July a good time to holiday in New Zealand?

No, July is not a good time for a holiday in New Zealand.

July has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 48.7% 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 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.9 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 New Zealand. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (56°F). July is too cold for swimming in New Zealand for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is New Zealand warm in July?

No, New Zealand is too cold for sunbathing in July.

The average maximum temperature in New Zealand in July is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (56°) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in New Zealand in July is 9°C (48°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

More info about the July temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is New Zealand in July?

The average day light hours per day in New Zealand in July are 9.7. The sunshine percentage is 48.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in New Zealand in July

The average maximum temperature in New Zealand in July is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in New Zealand in July is 9°C (48°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New Zealand in July is 6°C (43°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in New Zealand in July

During July the average day light hours are 9.7 per day in New Zealand. The sunshine percentage is 48.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in New Zealand in July is typically 2.1 during July. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in New Zealand in July

The average sea water temperature in New Zealand in July is 13.1°C (55.6°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in New Zealand in July

The average total rainfall in New Zealand in July is 3.8cm (1.5inches) and on average there are 13.9 rainy days in July making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New Zealand in July

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New Zealand in July is 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 7°C (7°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New Zealand in July is typically 61.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 61.3% in the previous month and 60.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New Zealand in July is typically 53.8%. The average relative humidity is 54.1% in the previous month and 52.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New Zealand in July

The average maximum wind speed in New Zealand in July is typically 17KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 17KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in New Zealand in July is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in New Zealand in July is from the South.

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