When to Go to New Zealand

New Zealand experiences winter during the American summer. Weather changes rapidly, especially in the mountains. Summer (December–February) is generally warm with long hours of sunshine. Winter (June–September) is mild at lower altitudes, but snow falls in the mountains. Rain can fall year-round. It's best to visit from October to April, especially in alpine areas. The summer holidays (mid-December to February) can be crowded, and car rentals and accommodations scarce.

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