Best time to visit Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

The best time to visit Lake Tekapo in New Zealand is from january until april and december, when you will have a very cold temperature, but little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Lake Tekapo is 14°C in february and the lowest is 3°C in july. The weather and climate of Lake Tekapo is suitable for a winter sports.

The average climate figure for Lake Tekapo is an 3,9. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


Lake Tekapo has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Lake Tekapo or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Lake Tekapo per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
13°C 14°C 12°C 10°C 6°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 12°C
144
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78
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112
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101
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125
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92
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90
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89
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86
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132
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151
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123
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Climate Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Lake Tekapo is 15° degrees and there is about 299 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 188 days a year with an average humidity of 79% and an UV-index of 4.


Climate Lake Tekapo

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 13°C 14°C 12°C 10°C 6°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 12°C
Night 6°C 6°C 6°C 4°C 1°C -1°C -3°C -2°C -1°C -1°C 2°C 5°C
Precip 144
mm
78
mm
112
mm
101
mm
125
mm
92
mm
90
mm
89
mm
86
mm
132
mm
151
mm
123
mm
Rain
days
16 12 13 14 13 8 6 5 9 12 13 16
Snow
days
2 1 0 3 10 13 14 15 13 15 8 2
Dry
days
13 15 18 13 8 9 11 11 8 4 9 13
Sun hours
per day
9 8 8 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 8 11
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
 

Weather Lake Tekapo january

On average, it is maximum 13° in january in Lake Tekapo and at least around 6° degrees. In january there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 144 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Weather Lake Tekapo february

On average, it is maximum 14° in february in Lake Tekapo and at least around 6° degrees. In february there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 78 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 1 day in february.

Weather Lake Tekapo march

On average, it is maximum 12° in march in Lake Tekapo and at least around 6° degrees. In march there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 112 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Lake Tekapo.

Weather Lake Tekapo april

On average, it is maximum 10° in april in Lake Tekapo and at least around 4° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 101 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 3 days in april.

Weather Lake Tekapo may

On average, it is maximum 6° in may in Lake Tekapo and at least around 1° degrees. In may there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 125 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 10 days in may.

Weather Lake Tekapo june

On average, it is maximum 4° in june in Lake Tekapo and at least around -1° degrees. In june there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 92 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 13 days in june.

Weather Lake Tekapo july

On average, it is maximum 3° in july in Lake Tekapo and at least around -3° degrees. In july there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 90 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 14 days in july.

Weather Lake Tekapo august

On average, it is maximum 4° in august in Lake Tekapo and at least around -2° degrees. In august there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 89 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 15 days in august.

Weather Lake Tekapo september

On average, it is maximum 5° in september in Lake Tekapo and at least around -1° degrees. In september there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 86 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 13 days in september.

Weather Lake Tekapo october

On average, it is maximum 6° in october in Lake Tekapo and at least around -1° degrees. In october there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 132 mm. The it will be dry 4 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 15 days in october.

Weather Lake Tekapo november

On average, it is maximum 8° in november in Lake Tekapo and at least around 2° degrees. In november there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 151 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 8 days in november.

Weather Lake Tekapo december

On average, it is maximum 12° in december in Lake Tekapo and at least around 5° degrees. In december there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 123 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Lake Tekapo and on average, it snows 2 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Lake Tekapo

The weather for Lake Tekapo in New Zealand will be 18° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Fr
27 Nov
Lichte regen 18°C 4°C 5.6 mm 85% 5m/s 10
Sa
28 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 15°C 1°C 1.4 mm 60% 4m/s 4
Su
29 Nov
Lichte regenbuien 16°C 4°C 4.8 mm 85% 2m/s 4
Mo
30 Nov
Regen 15°C 6°C 14 mm 95% 2m/s 4
Tu
1 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 16°C 3°C 0.1 mm 10% 1m/s 6
We
2 Dec
Lichte regen 17°C 5°C 9.2 mm 90% 7m/s 4
Th
3 Dec
Regen 10°C 3°C 11 mm 90% 7m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Fr
4 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 9°C 2°C 0.6 mm 40% 6m/s 5
Sa
5 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 15°C 6°C 0.7 mm 40% 6m/s 4
Su
6 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 18°C 5°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 2
Mo
7 Dec
Lichte regenbuien 17°C 6°C 4.1 mm 80% 7m/s 1
Tu
8 Dec
Helder 16°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 3
We
9 Dec
Helder 20°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 3
Th
10 Dec
Helder 22°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 3

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About Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo lies in New Zealand in the province Canterbury.

Lake Tekapo is in a straight line at 463 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 2 hours55.

The coordinates of Lake Tekapo, New Zealand are latitude: -44.003898 en longitude: 170.483003

The GPS coordinates are S 44° 0' 14.0400" en E 170° 28' 58.8000"

Currency Lake Tekapo

In Lake Tekapo the New Zealand dollar is used to pay.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

Time difference Lake Tekapo

In Lake Tekapo it is now 12:53 o’clock in the afternoon on friday 27 november 2020. The time zone of Lake Tekapo is Pacific/Auckland and the Greenwich time is UTC+13.

Vaccinations Lake Tekapo

No recommended vaccinations are required for Lake Tekapo.