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Napier, Hawkes Bay Climate & Temperature

  • Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand is at 39°28'S, 176°55'E, 0 m (0 ft). See map.
  • Napier, Hawkes Bay 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 Napier, Hawkes Bay is situated in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 14.3 degrees Celsius (57.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Napier, Hawkes Bay Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 13.7°C (56.6°F) on average falling to 4.7°C (40.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 18°C (64.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 9°C (48.2°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 22.7°C (72.8°F) and average low temperatures are 13.7°C (56.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 18.7°C (65.6°F) during the day and lows of 10°C (50°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 809.7 mm (31.9 inches) which is equivalent to 809.7 Litres/m² (19.86 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2281 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Napier, Hawkes Bay 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).

Napier, Hawkes Bay Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 14 (57) 16 (61) 18 (64) 20 (68) 22 (72) 23 (73) 23 (73) 21 (70) 19 (66) 16 (61) 14 (57) 18 (65)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (48) 10 (50) 12 (54) 14 (57) 16 (61) 18 (65) 19 (67) 19 (66) 18 (64) 15 (59) 12 (54) 10 (49) 14 (58)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (39) 5 (41) 7 (45) 9 (48) 11 (52) 13 (55) 14 (57) 14 (57) 13 (55) 10 (50) 7 (45) 5 (41) 9 (49)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 84 (3) 79 (3) 66 (3) 52 (2) 47 (2) 66 (3) 46 (2) 60 (2) 88 (3) 68 (3) 64 (3) 90 (4) 810 (32)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 12 (39) 12 (39) 10 (33) 10 (32) 9 (30) 8 (26) 8 (26) 8 (28) 8 (26) 9 (30) 11 (35) 11 (37) 116 (32)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 4h 30' 5h 13' 6h 22' 6h 44' 7h 22' 7h 56' 8h 03' 7h 17' 6h 36' 5h 26' 4h 38' 4h 48' 6h 14'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 40' 10h 38' 11h 55' 13h 14' 14h 21' 14h 53' 14h 36' 13h 40' 12h 26' 11h 06' 9h 59' 9h 25' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 47 (53) 50 (50) 54 (46) 52 (48) 52 (48) 54 (46) 56 (44) 54 (46) 54 (46) 50 (50) 47 (53) 52 (48) 52 (48)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 30 38.3 49.7 60.9 70.1 73.9 70.3 61 50.4 38.8 30.4 27.1 50.1

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