Nelson, New Zealand Weather

Current: 10.28°C/50.5°F, Wind SW at 7.42 km/h, 76% Humidity, 44% Chance of rain

Nelson,  Weather
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Current conditions

Updated: 08:59 AM Monday 15 July 2024
10°C
50.0°F
°C °F

Condition: Light Rain

Pressure: 1,014 hPa

Sea level: 1,014 hPa

Temperature: 9.35°C

Cloud: 100%

Humidity: 76%

Wind: SSE 4.21 km/h

Visibility: 10,000 m

Weather forecast

Sun
07 Jul
12°C
Rain
Mon
08 Jul
11°C
Clear
Tue
09 Jul
11°C
Clear
Wed
10 Jul
11°C
Clouds
Thu
11 Jul
11°C
Clouds
Hourly forecast today:
09:00 AM
10° / 10°
10° / 10°
Light Rain
76% 7.42 km/h
10:00 AM
10° / 10°
10° / 10°
Light Rain
77% 10.62 km/h
11:00 AM
9° / 10°
9° / 10°
Light Rain
81% 9.29 km/h
12:00 PM
9° /
9° /
Moderate Rain
86% 12.02 km/h
13:00 PM
9° /
9° /
Moderate Rain
91% 9.47 km/h
14:00 PM
8° /
8° /
Moderate Rain
93% 13.14 km/h
15:00 PM
8° /
8° /
Light Rain
92% 12.71 km/h
16:00 PM
8° /
8° /
Light Rain
92% 10.12 km/h
17:00 PM
8° /
8° /
Moderate Rain
93% 12.06 km/h
18:00 PM
8° /
8° /
Moderate Rain
93% 10.91 km/h
19:00 PM
8° /
8° /
Light Rain
92% 8.53 km/h
20:00 PM
9° /
9° /
Overcast Clouds
91% 7.2 km/h
21:00 PM
9° /
9° /
Light Rain
90% 7.27 km/h
22:00 PM
9° /
9° /
Light Rain
91% 7.02 km/h
23:00 PM
9° /
9° /
Overcast Clouds
90% 5.76 km/h

30 Day Averages and Extremes

  • Average high 11.27°C
  • Average low 8.29°C
  • Hottest day (19 July 2024) 13.49°C
  • Coldest day (10 August 2024) 3.94°C
  • Average humidity 79.87%
  • Days with precipitation 7 days
  • Highest precipitation 23.79 mm (20 July 2024)

Yesterday's Data

  • Max: 14°C
  • Min: 7°C
  • Total Precipitation: 0.76 mm

Temperature and possibility of rain in Nelson over the next 12 hours

Temperature and possibility of rain in Nelson in the coming days

Rainfall in Nelson in the coming days

Nelson Climate Summary

Nelson features a Marine west coast, warm summer (Köppen classification: Cfb), with an average annual temperature of 13.04ºC (55.47ºF), which is about -0.03% lower than the national average for New Zealand. Annually, the city experiences approximately 122.06 millimeters (4.81 inches) of rainfall, spread across 131.56 rainy days, accounting for 36.04% of the year.

Longitude -41.2985321
Latitude 173.2443635
Yearly high temperature 16.54ºC (61.77ºF)
Yearly low temperature 6.82ºC (44.28ºF)
Hottest month January 21.7ºC (71.06ºF)
Coldest month August 3.32ºC (37.98ºF)
Yearly precip 122.06mm (4.81in)
Days with rainfall 131.56 days (36.04%)
Driest month February (75.47%)
Wettest month June (82.46%)

Weather averages by month

Month High / Low (°C) Rain
January 21.7° / 10.59° 9.55 days
February 21.9° / 10.5° 6.45 days
March 20.09° / 9.35° 8.0 days
April 16.97° / 7.8° 11.73 days
May 14.49° / 5.94° 11.0 days
June 12.21° / 4.53° 11.82 days
July 11.35° / 3.37° 9.91 days
August 12.34° / 3.32° 12.55 days
September 13.74° / 4.25° 13.09 days
October 15.92° / 5.56° 12.73 days
November 17.92° / 7.1° 11.82 days
December 19.87° / 9.48° 12.91 days

Frequently asked questions

1. What is the hottest month in Nelson?

January has the highest average monthly temperature (daily mean of 21.7ºC) and August are the coolest (daily mean of 3.32ºC).

2. What should I wear in Nelson today?

For today's cool weather in Nelson, with temperatures between 11ºC to 14ºC (51.8ºF to 57.2ºF), you should consider wearing:
- Knit hat (optional for cooler mornings)
- Light jacket or cardigan
- Cotton socks
- Casual shoes or sneakers

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Temperature

Day
12°C
Night
7°C
Morning
5°C
Afternoon
9°C

Air quality

Good

Satisfactory air quality, minimal pollution, low risk

  • CO 210.29
  • NH3 0.15
  • NO 0
  • NO2 0.75
  • O3 26.82
  • PM10 0.66
  • PM25 0.5
  • SO2 0.11

Sunrise / Sunset

02:48 AM
12:16 PM