Hokitika Water Temperature

Hokitika is a town close to Tasman Sea. February is the month with the warmest water temperature at 64.9°F / 18.3°C. The coolest month is August with an avg. water temperature of 54.5°F / 12.5°C. July is the sunniest at 3.8in / 97mm and December the wettest month with 18.6in / 472.9mm. The average air temperature is around 58.3°F / 14.6°C, February is the hottest month in a year. July is the coolest with 42.1°F / 5.6°C average air temperature. temperate oceanic climate with warm summer would be the climate here. January, February, March, December would be the best time to visit.

Hokitika Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: February with 18.3°C / 64.9°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: August with 12.5°C / 54.5°F
Warmest Month Air Temperature: February with 14.6°C / 58.3°F
Coldest Month Air Temperature: July with 5.6°C / 42.1°F
Wettest Month: December with 472.9mm / 18.6in
Driest Month: July with 97mm / 3.8in
Highest Humidity May with 83.6%
Lowest Humidity November with 81.2%
Best Time to Visit: January, February, March, December
Climate Classification temperate oceanic climate with warm summer

Hokitika water temperature by month

Tasman Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

18.3 17.6 16.9

February

18.6 18.2 17.7

March

17.7 17.4 17.1

April

17.3 16.5 16

May

16 15.3 14.6

June

14.6 14 13.3

July

13.4 13.1 12.6

August

12.8 12.6 12.4

September

13.1 12.8 12.4

October

13.8 13.4 13

November

15.2 14.5 13.7

December

16.8 16 15.2

Tasman Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

64.9 63.7 62.4

February

65.5 64.8 63.9

March

63.9 63.3 62.8

April

63.1 61.7 60.8

May

60.8 59.5 58.3

June

58.3 57.2 55.9

July

56.1 55.6 54.7

August

55 54.7 54.3

September

55.6 55 54.3

October

56.8 56.1 55.4

November

59.4 58.1 56.7

December

62.2 60.8 59.4
February is the month with the highest water temperature at 64.9°F / 18.3°C. The month with the lowest is August with an average water temperature of 54.5°F / 12.5°C.

Hokitika weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 14
Overcast clouds
52 °F
40°F
11 °C
4°C
1mph (1km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
67%
Aug. 15
Overcast clouds
55 °F
42°F
13 °C
6°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
0in (1mm)
35 %
71%
Aug. 16
Heavy rain
56 °F
47°F
13 °C
9°C
2mph (3km/h)
east
4in (114mm)
100 %
95%
Aug. 17
Heavy rain
56 °F
51°F
13 °C
11°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-northeast
7in (172mm)
100 %
97%
Aug. 18
Heavy rain
59 °F
55°F
15 °C
13°C
2mph (4km/h)
east
3in (73mm)
95 %
96%
Aug. 19
Heavy rain
59 °F
53°F
15 °C
12°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
2in (51mm)
95 %
97%
Aug. 20
Heavy rain
58 °F
55°F
15 °C
13°C
4mph (7km/h)
east-southeast
4in (104mm)
100 %
95%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 21
Heavy rain
56 °F
49°F
13 °C
9°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
1in (24mm)
90 %
88%
Aug. 22
Light shower rain
57 °F
45°F
14 °C
7°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (3mm)
55 %
79%
Aug. 23
Broken clouds
52 °F
43°F
11 °C
6°C
1mph (1km/h)
east-northeast
0in (1mm)
20 %
81%
Aug. 24
Heavy rain
51 °F
47°F
11 °C
8°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
1in (24mm)
90 %
91%
Aug. 25
Heavy rain
50 °F
48°F
10 °C
9°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
2in (42mm)
95 %
95%
Aug. 26
Light shower rain
53 °F
46°F
12 °C
8°C
1mph (1km/h)
east-southeast
0in (4mm)
65 %
79%
Aug. 27
Light shower rain
53 °F
43°F
11 °C
6°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (2mm)
50 %
82%
Aug. 28
Few clouds
54 °F
40°F
12 °C
5°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
76%
Aug. 29
Few clouds
53 °F
41°F
11 °C
5°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
75%

Hokitika weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

18.4 14.5 10.5 279 15 81.3%

February

18.7 14.6 10.9 256.7 9 81.6%

March

16.7 13.4 10.2 252.9 9 82.3%

April

14.7 11.1 7.2 272.4 8 82.3%

May

13 8.9 4.2 338.1 12 83.6%

June

10.1 6.5 2.5 187.4 8 83.6%

July

9.3 5.6 2.2 97 1 81.6%

August

10.6 6.3 2.7 175.8 7 81.7%

September

11.6 7.7 4.2 319.6 15 82%

October

13.1 9 5.3 358.5 0 81.7%

November

14.9 10.6 6.8 398.5 20 81.2%

December

16.4 12.8 9.4 472.9 19 82.2%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

65.1 58.1 50.9 11 15 81.3%

February

65.7 58.3 51.6 10.1 9 81.6%

March

62.1 56.1 50.4 10 9 82.3%

April

58.5 52 45 10.7 8 82.3%

May

55.4 48 39.6 13.3 12 83.6%

June

50.2 43.7 36.5 7.4 8 83.6%

July

48.7 42.1 36 3.8 1 81.6%

August

51.1 43.3 36.9 6.9 7 81.7%

September

52.9 45.9 39.6 12.6 15 82%

October

55.6 48.2 41.5 14.1 0 81.7%

November

58.8 51.1 44.2 15.7 20 81.2%

December

61.5 55 48.9 18.6 19 82.2%
The warmest avg. temperature is around 58.3°F / 14.6°C, February is the month with the highest temperature. July is the coolest with 42.1°F / 5.6°C average air temperature. July is the month with the min. precipitation of 3.8in / 97mm and December with the max. precipitation in a year with 18.6in / 472.9mm.

Activities & POI in Hokitika

Type of Activity List
Beach Hokitika Beach
Attraction Hokitika Driftwood Letters, Sunset Point, Westland Greenstone Ltd
Golf Course Hokitika Golf Club
Caravan Site Hokitika'S Kiwi Holiday Park and Motel, 252 Beachside Motels & Holiday Park
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