Climate in Manawatu-Wanganui
(New Zealand)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from two measuring weather stations in Manawatu-Wanganui.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Manawatu-Wanganui
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 9 hours per day, January is the sunniest month in the region of Manawatu-Wanganui. In June the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Manawatu-Wanganui
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 12 rainy days, August offers the most number of rainy days, and in February the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Manawatu-Wanganui
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.7 mm, the least rain falls in January. June, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Manawatu-Wanganui

Most important cities in the region »Manawatu-Wanganui«

The region has a west-east extension of about 50 km and over 130 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Palmerston North87,30040° 21' 23"S175° 36' 40"E
Wanganui40,26839° 55' 60"S175° 3' 0"E
Levin19,78940° 37' 60"S175° 16' 30"E
Foxton4,78040° 28' 0"S175° 18' 0"E
Bulls1,78140° 10' 30"S175° 23' 5"E
Waiouru1,34739° 28' 39"S175° 40' 6"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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