Napier is a warm and relatively dry city, with sunshine throughout most of the year. The climate is moderate and an average high of 22°C in the summer and a low of 4.6°C in the winter.
Thousands of tourist flock to the city in February every year for the Art Deco weekend that is a celebration of the city heritage and culture. The city is bursting with life at this time of the year, and it is the perfect time to experience the heritage of Napier. During the weekend you can step back in history as the locals dress in 1930 period style and drive along in vintage cars.