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Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty Climate & Temperature

  • Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand is at 38°7'S, 176°18'E, 294 m (965 ft). See map.
  • Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty is situated in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.8 degrees Celsius (55 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.2 °C (18.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 12.7°C (54.8°F) on average falling to 3.3°C (38°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 18°C (64.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 6.7°C (44°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 23°C (73.4°F) and average low temperatures are 11.7°C (53°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 19°C (66.2°F) during the day and lows of 8.3°C (47°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1466 mm (57.7 inches) which is equivalent to 1466 Litres/m² (35.96 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Ciudad Real, Spain where you would find a Mediterranean climate (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (54) 13 (55) 16 (61) 18 (64) 20 (68) 22 (72) 24 (75) 23 (73) 22 (72) 19 (66) 16 (61) 13 (55) 18 (65)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 9 (47) 10 (51) 12 (54) 14 (58) 16 (61) 18 (64) 18 (64) 17 (62) 14 (56) 10 (51) 8 (47) 13 (55)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 3 (37) 5 (41) 7 (45) 8 (46) 11 (52) 12 (54) 12 (54) 11 (52) 8 (46) 6 (43) 4 (39) 8 (46)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 130 (5) 157 (6) 127 (5) 118 (5) 107 (4) 129 (5) 103 (4) 113 (4) 126 (5) 108 (4) 114 (5) 135 (5) 1466 (58)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 13 (42) 14 (45) 13 (43) 13 (42) 12 (40) 11 (35) 10 (32) 10 (35) 9 (29) 12 (40) 12 (39) 14 (47) 143 (39)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 47' 10h 42' 11h 55' 13h 11' 14h 14' 14h 45' 14h 29' 13h 36' 12h 25' 11h 09' 10h 05' 9h 33' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 31.4 39.7 51.1 62.3 71.5 75.3 71.7 62.4 51.7 40.1 31.8 28.5 51.5

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