The climate in Auckland is influenced by its position between two seas and situation near the mountains. New Zealand is relatively temperate compared to continental areas, without extremes of hot or cold.
On the North Island, Auckland enjoys more hours of sun and avoids the cold found in the South Island. Winter sport lovers should head to the South Island. Winter lies across June, July and August in this region of the Southern Hemisphere.
Auckland receives relatively high rainfalls due to its maritime climate. Head to the north of the North Island to experience sub-tropical climates and warmer waters.
The average temperature in Auckland ranges from about 10°C in the winter, to 25°C in the summer: December to February.