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Nelson Climate & Temperature

  • Nelson, New Zealand is at 41°17'S, 173°11'E, 2 m (7 ft). See map.
  • Nelson 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 Nelson is situated in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.4 degrees Celsius (54.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.9 °C (19.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Nelson Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 994.5 mm (39.2 inches) which is equivalent to 994.5 Litres/m² (24.39 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Nelson you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Braganca, Portugal where you would find a Mediterranean climate (Cool temperate moist forest biome).

Nelson Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (44) 8 (46) 10 (50) 12 (54) 14 (58) 16 (61) 18 (64) 18 (64) 16 (61) 13 (55) 10 (50) 7 (45) 12 (54)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 90 (4) 96 (4) 79 (3) 89 (4) 84 (3) 73 (3) 80 (3) 56 (2) 82 (3) 93 (4) 92 (4) 80 (3) 995 (39)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 31' 10h 33' 11h 55' 13h 19' 14h 31' 15h 06' 14h 47' 13h 47' 12h 28' 11h 03' 9h 51' 9h 14' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 28.2 36.5 47.9 59.1 68.3 72.1 68.5 59.2 48.6 37 28.6 25.3 48.3

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