Comparing New Zealand with Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Is New Zealand warmer or hotter than Svalbard and Jan Mayen?

On average across the year, yes, New Zealand is hotter than Svalbard and Jan Mayen . New Zealand has an average temperature of 13°C/55°F and Svalbard and Jan Mayen has an average temperature of -1°C/30°F.

New Zealand's hottest month is January, with an average maximum temperature of 23°C/73°F, which is hotter than Svalbard and Jan Mayen's hottest month (July, with an average maximum temperature of 9°C/48°F).

Average Monthly Maximum Temperatures
New Zealand Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Is New Zealand colder or cooler than Svalbard and Jan Mayen?

On average across the year, no, New Zealand is not colder than Svalbard and Jan Mayen . New Zealand has an average minimum temperature of 8°C/46°F and Svalbard and Jan Mayen has an average minimum temperature of -3°C/27°F.

New Zealand's coldest month is July, with an average minimum temperature of 4°C/39°F, which is not colder than Svalbard and Jan Mayen's coldest month (March, with an average minimum temperature of -10°C/14°F).

Average Monthly Minimum Temperatures
New Zealand Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Does New Zealand have more rain than Svalbard and Jan Mayen?

On average across the year, yes, New Zealand has more rain than Svalbard and Jan Mayen. New Zealand has an average annual rainfall of 953mm and Svalbard and Jan Mayen has an average annual rainfall of 503mm.

New Zealand's wettest month is June, with an average monthly rainfall of 106mm, which is wetter than Svalbard and Jan Mayen's wettest month (September, with an average monthly rainfall of 70mm).

Average Monthly Rainfall
New Zealand Svalbard and Jan Mayen
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