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New Zealand Seasons

 

New Zealand Seasons

New Zealand Seasons

Because New Zealand’s indigenous people, the Maori, referred to the country as “Aotearoa” or “land of the long white cloud”, of paramount relevance to the Kiwis are the seasons, since many of them make their living off the land. New Zealand enjoys mild climates with long sunshine hours and moderately high rainfall almost all over the country. Two geographical features dominate New Zealand’s climate, the sea and the mountains, and an adventure playground is created by each season. The harvesting of grapes in the country occurs during spring and this is the start of the nation’s annual winemaking. With the wine festivals, several regions of the country come alive with the landscape covered by blooming orchard trees and a few skiing stragglers on the slopes.

 

The Christmas season in the country is during the summer months and the time honored family holidays are spent relaxing at beaches (weekend homes in Australian and New Zealand lingo) and participating in outdoor activities.

A sea of gold, greens, and reds signify the season of autumn. With a mild climate and cooler weather, this is the perfect time to go on New Zealand’s several walking paths.

Snow and sports are brought in by winter to both the South and Central North Islands, but the Northland’s sub-tropical climate is still a haven for lovers of the sun.

Spring in New Zealand is from September to November, summer is from December to February, autumn is from March to May, and winter is from June to August.

 

Although New Zealand is situated in the South Pacific, sometimes it is not at all tropical. The weather in New Zealand is really exceedingly variable, usually described as having 4 seasons in a day. When traveling, it is crucial to bring clothing suitable to any condition – from wet to dry. Layered clothing is a good idea. Cool mornings frequently turn into sunny, warm days.

Climate conditions also change depending on what region of the nation you are in. The North Island’s north is sub-tropical, with humid and warm weather. The South Island’s south is the first area to get hit by Antarctic blasts. This unusual weather makes this country one of the most diverse and picturesque in the world – sultry rainforests, alpine ranges, and sandy beaches, everything in just one country.

 

Despite changes in climate conditions, the weather in New Zealand is temperate. In winter you can anticipate high temperatures of about fifteen degrees Celsius, and low temperatures between zero and ten degrees, depending upon which region of the state you are in. During summer anticipate high temperatures between twenty and thirty degrees Celsius, and low temperatures of about fifteen degrees Celsius.

New Zealand likewise has one of the world’s highest UV ratings. The clean, clear environment produces extremely harsh exposure to the sun. It is therefore crucial to put on a hat and some sunscreen every time you are passing extended lengths of time outside, regardless of the time of year or climate conditions. The sun in New Zealand can tan even on an overcast day.
 

 

  

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