Historical weather archives

Last month's weather in Central Otago - 2021 February (Summer)

February was warm and dry. The average daily temperature was 18 C and 223 GDD’s were recorded; slightly higher than the long-term average. Only 21 mm of rain fell over the month and the average wind speed was lower than normal at 3.9 km/hr. Overall, February was a good growing month.

It should be noted that Central Otago is large and diverse region  with vineyards located from the valley floors (150 metres above sea level) to the lower terraces of mountain ranges (450 metres). The observations given here are from one vineyard and are only generally respresentative of the entire region. The three charts below give the long term climatic averages, over the growing season, for the site (250 metres ASL) described above.