Climate in Taranaki
(New Zealand)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Taranaki in a height of 28m above sea level. 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 Taranaki
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 10 hours per day, January is the sunniest month in the region of Taranaki. In June the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Taranaki
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 15 rainy days, July offers the most number of rainy days, and in January the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Taranaki
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 2.3 mm, the least rain falls in January. June, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Taranaki

Most important cities in the region »Taranaki«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are New Plymouth and Hawera. The region has a west-east extension of about 50 km and over 80 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
New Plymouth49,16839° 4' 0"S174° 4' 60"E
Hawera11,06839° 35' 30"S174° 16' 60"E
Waitara6,31839° 0' 6"S174° 14' 18"E
Eltham2,23539° 25' 45"S174° 18' 0"E
Opunake1,49539° 27' 20"S173° 51' 30"E
Patea1,28639° 45' 30"S174° 28' 60"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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