Whakatane Water Temperature

Whakatane is a town close to Bay of Plenty. February is the month with the highest water temperature at 70.2°F / 21.2°C.
The coldest month is September with an average water temperature of 59°F / 15°C.
June is the driest at 0in / 0mm and December the wettest month with 4.2in / 107.7mm.
With an average air temperature of 66°F / 18.9°C, February is the warmest month in a year. July is the coldest with 49.5°F / 9.7°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as temperate oceanic climate with warm summer. Best time to Visit would be in January, February, March, December.

Whakatane Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: February with 21.2°C / 70.2°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: September with 15°C / 59°F
Warmest Month Air Temperature: February with 18.9°C / 66°F
Coldest Month Air Temperature: July with 9.7°C / 49.5°F
Wettest Month: December with 107.7mm / 4.2in
Driest Month: June with 0mm / 0in
Highest Humidity June with 80.3%
Lowest Humidity November with 72.9%
Best Time to Visit: January, February, March, December
Climate Classification temperate oceanic climate with warm summer

Whakatane water temperature by month

Bay of Plenty water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

20.9 20.2 19.4

February

21.2 21.1 20.9

March

21.2 20.7 20.4

April

20.4 19.7 19

May

19 18.3 17.4

June

17.4 16.7 16

July

16.1 15.6 15.2

August

15.3 15.1 14.9

September

15.3 15.1 14.8

October

16.1 15.6 15.2

November

17.5 16.7 16.1

December

19.3 18.5 17.5

Bay of Plenty water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

69.6 68.4 66.9

February

70.2 70 69.6

March

70.2 69.3 68.7

April

68.7 67.5 66.2

May

66.2 64.9 63.3

June

63.3 62.1 60.8

July

61 60.1 59.4

August

59.5 59.2 58.8

September

59.5 59.2 58.6

October

61 60.1 59.4

November

63.5 62.1 61

December

66.7 65.3 63.5
The hottest water temperature typically reached in February with around 70.2°F / 21.2°C. The coldest in September with an average water temperature of 59°F / 15°C.

Whakatane weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 14
Few clouds
56 °F
36°F
14 °C
2°C
1mph (2km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
70%
Aug. 15
Broken clouds
55 °F
37°F
13 °C
3°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
78%
Aug. 16
Light shower rain
61 °F
44°F
16 °C
7°C
2mph (3km/h)
east
0in (3mm)
60 %
86%
Aug. 17
Light shower rain
63 °F
56°F
17 °C
13°C
3mph (5km/h)
north-northeast
0in (4mm)
65 %
86%
Aug. 18
Light shower rain
61 °F
58°F
16 °C
15°C
4mph (6km/h)
northeast
0in (5mm)
70 %
92%
Aug. 19
Light shower rain
62 °F
58°F
17 °C
15°C
3mph (4km/h)
north-northeast
0in (3mm)
65 %
91%
Aug. 20
Light shower rain
62 °F
58°F
16 °C
14°C
2mph (4km/h)
north-northeast
0in (3mm)
65 %
85%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 21
Heavy rain
58 °F
57°F
15 °C
14°C
2mph (4km/h)
east
1in (22mm)
90 %
97%
Aug. 22
Heavy rain
57 °F
55°F
14 °C
13°C
2mph (3km/h)
northeast
3in (65mm)
95 %
97%
Aug. 23
Light rain
65 °F
49°F
18 °C
10°C
1mph (2km/h)
southwest
0in (5mm)
75 %
85%
Aug. 24
Few clouds
60 °F
42°F
16 °C
6°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
89%
Aug. 25
Light rain
57 °F
52°F
14 °C
11°C
3mph (4km/h)
west-northwest
0in (10mm)
85 %
84%
Aug. 26
Few clouds
61 °F
46°F
16 °C
8°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
72%
Aug. 27
Light shower rain
59 °F
44°F
15 °C
7°C
0mph (1km/h)
west
0in (3mm)
65 %
85%
Aug. 28
Overcast clouds
59 °F
43°F
15 °C
6°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
87%
Aug. 29
Light rain
58 °F
48°F
15 °C
9°C
1mph (1km/h)
south
0in (7mm)
75 %
93%

Whakatane weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

23.6 18.8 14.5 45.5 0 74.2%

February

23.4 18.9 14.5 61.9 0 73.9%

March

22.2 17.5 13.5 11.7 0 74.9%

April

20.2 15.1 11.1 18.3 0 76.7%

May

17.6 12.9 8.6 20.2 1 80.2%

June

14.6 10.6 6.5 0 0 80.3%

July

13.3 9.7 6 16.9 1 79.7%

August

14.3 10.2 6.3 40.4 2 78.6%

September

16.5 11.6 7.5 45.5 1 77.4%

October

18.2 13.2 9 49.3 0 75.1%

November

20.3 15 10.5 71.5 0 72.9%

December

21.9 17.2 12.9 107.7 3 75.1%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

74.5 65.8 58.1 1.8 0 74.2%

February

74.1 66 58.1 2.4 0 73.9%

March

72 63.5 56.3 0.5 0 74.9%

April

68.4 59.2 52 0.7 0 76.7%

May

63.7 55.2 47.5 0.8 1 80.2%

June

58.3 51.1 43.7 0 0 80.3%

July

55.9 49.5 42.8 0.7 1 79.7%

August

57.7 50.4 43.3 1.6 2 78.6%

September

61.7 52.9 45.5 1.8 1 77.4%

October

64.8 55.8 48.2 1.9 0 75.1%

November

68.5 59 50.9 2.8 0 72.9%

December

71.4 63 55.2 4.2 3 75.1%
June is the driest at 0in / 0mm and December the wettest month with 4.2in / 107.7mm. With an average temperature of 66°F / 18.9°C, February is the warmest month in a year. July is the coldest with 49.5°F / 9.7°C average temperature.

Activities & POI in Whakatane

Type of Activity List
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Whakatane Yacht Club
Attraction Whakatāne Heads, Muriwais Cave
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