Bay of Islands weather

At a latitude of 35º south, the Bay of Islands has a mild temperate climate, considered sub-tropical in the summer. Mean daily temperatures for the four seasons are as follows:

  • Spring (Sep-Nov) max 19ºC (67ºF) min 9ºC(48ºF)
  • Summer (Dec-Feb) max 25ºC (76ºF) min 14ºC (56ºF)
  • Autumn (Mar-May) max 21ºC (70ºF) min 11ºC (52ºF)
  • Winter (Jun-Aug) max 16ºC (61ºF) min 7ºC (45ºF).

Average rainfall days per season are 11 in Spring, 7 in Summer, 11 in Autumn and 16 in Winter.

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It is recommended that visitors wear sunscreen, sunglasses and hats when they are in direct sunlight, especially in the heat of the day (11am-4pm).

New Zealand observes daylight saving during the summer months.