Summer (December-February) – The summers season is the peak season in Auckland. Calm winds, bright sunshine and comfortable temperatures make it a perfect time to visit the city. The day time temperatures are between a comfortable 22 to 24 degrees Celsius. The summer is also the most crowded time in the city as the city acts as a perfect getaway destination from the winters in the Northern Hemisphere. Hence, the resulting airfare and hotel prices are extremely inflated during this time of the year. The perfect summer temperatures also invite several adventure enthusiasts to indulge in outdoor adventure activities like bungee jumping and sky diving.
Fall (March-May) – As the fall arrives, the average temperature starts to drop. The day time temperatures fluctuate between 23 to 17 degrees Celsius. Most of the summer crowds have left by this time of the year and the city is relatively empty as compared to the peak season, making it the best time to explore. As the city prepares for the off season, there is a drop in the airfare and hotel prices and accommodations are easily available. This is the best time to get discounts and cheap deals.
Winter (June-August) – The winter season is the wettest and the driest season in Auckland. The day time temperatures remain near 14 degrees and the nights can be even colder. The winter season sees a significant amount of rainfall with high precipitation levels between 111.5mm to 125.5mm. The prices during this time of the season are at an all-time low and it is the best time to get deals and discounts.
Spring (September-November) – The spring time temperatures remain low and pleasant with the probability of occasional showers. The day time temperatures in Auckland during the spring season remain between 18 to 22 degrees Celsius with a precipitation level of 80mm to about 93mm. The summer crowds have not yet arrived and the town is still cheaper as compared to the peak seasons. The prices start to rise by late spring as the peak season approaches.
The best time to visit Auckland is during the summer season. The summers boast a pleasant climate and bright sunshine, making it the perfect time to indulge in sightseeing tours, outdoor activities and adventure sports. However, if you wish to avoid the summer crowds and inflated peak season rates, consider visiting during the fall season or the spring season.