Climate in West Coast New Zealand

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in West Coast in a height of 40m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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West Coast is one of the coldest regions in New Zealand with an average daily high temperature of only 16 degrees centigrade.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in West Coast
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, February is the sunniest month in country part West Coast. In June the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in West Coast
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 18 rainy days, October offers the most number of rainy days, and in February the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in West Coast
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at 2 mm/day, 2 liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 6.8 mm, the least rain falls in February. October, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of West Coast

Most important cities in the country part »West Coast«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Greymouth and Westport.

Greymouth9,41942° 28' 0"S171° 11' 60"E
Westport3,62941° 45' 9"S171° 36' 13"E
Hokitika3,40142° 43' 0"S170° 58' 0"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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