• Wellington, New Zealand is at 41°16'S, 174°45'E, 127 m (417 ft).

  • Wellington has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).

  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Wellington is situated in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.

  • The annual mean temperature is 12.8 degrees Celsius (55 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.

  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic.

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