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New Zealand in October

New Zealand in October : Travel budget & tourist seasons.

Budget your trip depending on your departure time.

Beyond the tourist season (low, medium or high season) of the destination country, prices of your flight, hotel or all-inclusive stays may also vary depending on the demand in your country (our rates are evaluated from western Europe).

Thus, from western Europe, a stay will often be more expensive for a start during the school holidays.

In October, here's what you can expect on average:

  • All-inclusive stays: 1828 € / week

  • Round-trip flight: 1080 €

  • Tourist season: low

Climate in October, picked destinations

New Zealand in OctoberIn October, weather conditions in New Zealand make it a relatively bad trip destination. Among our chosen destinations (see below), the average temperatures you'll face in October would be between 9.7°C and 17.0°C, with exceptional possible peaks as low as -3°C and high as 28°C as observed in previous years.

Depending on your exact destination, you can face more or less rain, the average amount of rain observed during October in New Zealand is 77 mm and you can have between 7 and 14 rainy days. If you want to avoid rain, your preferred destination could be Christchurch.

Note that the gap in temperature between the different areas in the country is low and the number of rainy days should be the same across the country. The country is rather climatically homogeneous in this season.

Based on weather conditions, our advice for one of the best destinations in New Zealand during October is Christchurch.

Click on the name of a city to read more details about it, have more climate data history and see weather forecasts.

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New Zealand: Climate & Weather

The principal characteristic of the climate in New Zealand is the permanent presence of the wind coming from the west, sometimes very strong in winter it is lighter in summer and more humid to the west.

The summer period is from December to February and winter from June to August. The Northern Island has a slightly different climate to that of the south. It is semi-tropical in type to the north with temperatures ranging between 12 and 22°C whereas in the south, the winds from the Antarctic bring snow to the mountains, where the highest is 3,754 metres, and more abundant rain.

If you prefer the heat is better to visit New Zealand between November and April, unless you like winter sports.

New Zealand: Map

New Zealand : map

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