The climate of Gisborne (New Zealand)
Gisborne is located on the east coast of the North Island. It was
named after Governor William Gisborne. Gisborne is the most eastern
city in the world and because of this the first city in the world to
greet the morning light. Gisborne is the place where New Zealandís
discoverer Thomas Cook first set foot ashore. A monument has been
placed in his honour to commemorate this fact. Midway Beach, Wainui
Beach and Makorori Beach are very popular with wind surfers. Mainly
because of the reef that is located offshore. Gisborne has a dry and
warm climate with many hours of sunshine per year. Summers are warm.
During the day temperatures are 23 degrees Celsius on average. Winters
are mild with temperatures of 12 degrees Celsius on average. The mild
climate, in combination with rich alluvial soil makes for an ideal
location to grow corn, grapes, citrus fruit, kiwis and tropical
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Gisborne:
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
The information at this site was carefully composed from climate data collected by meteorological services, meteorological offices, climate experts and other sources. ďMore climate infoĒ is based on statistics, climate data and personal experience. No rights can be derived from this site. Weather has no memory and gives no guaranties. Nothing is as changeable and unpredictable as the weather. The authors of this site feel in no way responsible for any damages caused by misinterpretation or other circumstances that may influence your holiday or trip to a certain destination. We provide information, itís up to the reader to use it to itís benefit.