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Auckland Weather in April, New Zealand

Auckland Averages April


  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    5 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    15 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    40 mm

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Auckland Daily Averages April

April 2024 Daily Averages

1 Avg 19º 66º
2 Avg 21º 70º
3 Avg 20º 68º
4 Avg 18º 64º
5 Avg 18º 64º
6 Avg 17º 63º
7 Avg 18º 64º
8 Avg 18º 64º
9 Avg 18º 64º
10 Avg 18º 64º
11 Avg 18º 64º
12 Avg 19º 66º
13 Avg 16º 61º
14 Avg 16º 61º
15 Avg 17º 63º
16 Avg 17º 63º
17 Avg 18º 64º
18 Avg 16º 61º
19 Avg 18º 64º
20 Avg 18º 64º
21 Avg 18º 64º
22 Avg 17º 63º
23 Avg 18º 64º
24 Avg 17º 63º
25 Avg 18º 64º
26 Avg 18º 64º
27 Avg 18º 64º
28 Avg 17º 63º
29 Avg 17º 63º
30 Avg 16º 61º
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What's the Weather Like in Auckland in April

The weather in Auckland during the month of April is unpredictable and often changing hour-to-hour and day-to-day. There are days of constant sunshine and favourable temperatures, other days can be dreary. However, as New Zealand's most populous city, there are still many events and activities that coincide with the arrival of autumn.

The end of March is often seen as the definitive end of summer in Auckland, but the autumn month of April can still have glorious days that are perfect for being outdoors or on the water. Visitors should come prepared for the rain, but can hope for the best for an April holiday in Auckland.


Each April Auckland receives an average 40 mm of precipitation and there are an average 15 rainy days throughout the month. Given that winter in Auckland is historically wetter than the summer months, visitors can expect the amount of precipitation and number of rainy days to continue to increase throughout the upcoming months.


The increased rain and overcast skies, along with shorter days, means there are less daily hours of sunlight as well. While March has an average 6 hours of daily sunlight, the month of April drops to an average 5 hours of daily sunlight.


The average temperature remains temperate, yet cool, at 17°C (63°F). On overcast or windy days the temperature can feel much lower than what is read on the thermometer, and visitors are encouraged to prepare with layers and appropriate rain attire.

The average high temperature settles at 20°C (68°F), while overnight the temperature can drop much lower, and the average low temperature dips to 13°C (55°F). April is the usually the last month of outdoor dining and seaside cafes open in Auckland.

Sea Temperature

Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere also means the sea temperature begins to fall. However, unlike the air temperature, which can become brisk and cold overnight, the sea temperature only decreases slightly from March to April. The average sea temperature in April being 20°C (68°F), compared to March's average temperature of 21°C (70°F).

Hotels for Auckland in April

Rendezvous Hotel Auckland

As things begin to cool down in April on the north island of New Zealand, the Rendezvous Hotel Auckland's proximity to the city center and Auckland's attractions make it a great option in the city.  The Hotel has 425 modern guestrooms and amenities to accommodate solo travelers, families or those on business. The hotel boasts an indoor swimming pool, rooftop garden and onsite sauna that are sure to keep guests entertained regardless of the temperatures April brings to Auckland.

The Great Ponsonby Arthotel

While the Rendezvous Hotel Auckland is a great option, some visitors may seek the attention to detail and comfort of a smaller hotel. The Great Ponsonby Arthotel has only 11 guestrooms and each is delightfully and colourfully decorated. The hotel has been operating for 20 years in the Ponsonby neighborhood, which is filled with bars, restaurants and cafes. The Great Ponsonby Arthotel continues to offer cosy and friendly accommodation in this fantastic Auckland neighborhood.

Haka Lodge

Backpackers and those on a budget will be comfortable and refreshed after a stay at Haka Lodge in Auckland. This backpacker's hostel is part of a chain, all named Haka Lodge, located throughout New Zealand. New, cosy and complete with a kitchen and living areas, it is a great base to meet other travellers and explore. Plus, its location on K Road means the city center is only a few minutes away by bus.

Beaches for April for Auckland

While the summer months are past, the month of April can still be a great time of year to hit the beach for certain watersports and activities. In particular, locals and visitors head to beaches around Auckland for the surf all year long. Two of the best surf beaches in the area are located a short drive from central Auckland.

Muriwai and Maori Bay

To the west of the city, Muriwai and Maori Bay have great breaks, but are often only safe for advanced surfers.

Forestry Beach

To the east is Forestry beach, where the morning surf reigns supreme and many surfers in the know camp the night before to catch the favourable waves.

Restaurants and Bars for Auckland in April


Beirut on Auckland's Fort Street is serving food and drinks most hours of the day. From coffee and breakfast on weekday mornings, to its delicious Middle Eastern food and creative cocktails throughout the afternoon, evening and late night on weekdays and Saturdays. The flavour combinations are creative and often surprise and delight, customers at this contemporary venue. A seat at the chef's table is a great opportunity to see the kitchen's attention to detail and passion for food.

Gypsy Tea Room

Whether searching for a place for drinks before dinner or looking for a laidback bar to begin a night out, the myriad of bars and pubs in Auckland's trendy suburbs should not be overlooked. For example, the Gypsy Tea Room is nestled in Grey Lynn, Auckland. The atmosphere is bohemian and cool, the wine list refined and thoughtful and the cocktails tasty. Outdoor heaters on the Gypsy Tea Room's patio means it is still a great stop on a crisp April evening.

Woodpecker Hill

Another neighborhood favourite, Woodpecker Hill in Parnell does really good BBQ. The interior is dark with low lighting that adds to the ambiance of smokey BBQ and burning moonshine. 

Things to Do in Auckland in April

The Skytower

The Skytower is certainly the most iconic building in the Auckland skyline, and most visitors consider a visit to the tower a "must" while in Auckland. Open every day from 9:00am until 10:00pm, it is possible to enjoy the sweeping views of Auckland and the water both day and night.

Pay attention to the forecast as the Skytower does close during certain adverse weather conditions. The view is not the only reason to visit the Skytower, although it is certainly the most well known. Located within the Skytower are dining options, an entertainment complex, and even a casino.

Auckland Museum

When there is rain during the month of April, there are plenty of activities to keep visitors busy. The Auckland Museum is comprised of exhibits and works from several different areas important to Auckland's history and development as a city.

There are impressive galleries dedicated to the indigenous people of New Zealand, the MāoriOthers focus on the Pacific peoples more generally or tell the evolutionary history of New Zealand. The top floor galleries are dedicated to New Zealand's short, but very important, war history.