West Coast Weather

West Coast Weather - from thunderous rain to warming sunshine, it's an experience!

I’ve lived on the West Coast of the South Island for two years now. People always ask about the weather when they hear where I'm from and I have to say it still absolutely amazes me! From the beautiful, still, sunny days to the thunderous, stormy West Coast rain - it really is an experience in itself!

The rain usually seems to hit at night, which is perfect really and without the rain we wouldn't have the beautiful lush, green, rainforest that covers the West Coast. Inevitably though the morning brings the most beautiful, still sunny days, especially over the winter months. 

So if you’re looking for some sunshine, especially over those grey winter months, you’ll probably find we’ve got our fair share of it here on the West Coast of the Southern Alps!

We've got some fantastic images of the West Coast via our web cams
 

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