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Climate

New Zealand’s climate is mild and temperate. Temperatures range from around 25˚C in the summer to between 5 and 10˚C during the winter.  The warmest months are December, January and February, and the coldest June, July and August.  While there are four seasons, it is often known for having four seasons in one day as temperatures can change suddenly. New Zealand’s climate is affected by two geographical features: the mountains and the sea. New Zealand has mild temperatures, moderately high rainfall, and many hours of sunshine throughout most of the country.