Source: Phillip Capper
Source: Phillip Capper

About:   Palmerston North is a city situated on New Zealand’s North Island. The area of Palmerston North is 395 km² and the population was 87,300 in 2018. The coordinates of the city are 40.3523° S, 175.6082° E. The altitude of the city is 760 m above mean sea level. The main airport of the city is Palmerston North Airport. The address of the airport is Airport Dr, Milson, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand.

 

Best Season to Visit: The best time to visit Palmerston North is from November to April.

 

Tourist Attractions:

1)

Manawatu Gorge

2)

Te Manawa

3)

New Zealand Rugby Museum

4)

Victoria Esplanade

5)

Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

6)

Sledge Track

7)

Arapuke Forest Mountain Bike Park

8)

Ashhurst Domain

9)

Rangitane Park

10)

Manawatu Gorge Track – Ashhurst End

11)

Anzac Park / Pork Chop Hill

12)

Ruahine Forest Park

 

 

Temperature:  The month wise highest and lowest temperatures for the city are shown below.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

High (°c)

22.6

23

21.3

18.6

15.6

13.2

12.6

13.4

15.1

16.9

18.8

20.9

Low (°c)

13.3

13.3

12.1

9.7

7.4

5.3

4.6

5.3

7

8.6

10.2

12

 

 

Rainfall: The month wise rainfall in mm for the city is shown below.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

mm

71

64

77

69

91

90

99

85

85

84

70

95

days

8

6

8

6

12

12

15

11

11

10

9

10

 

 

Adventure and Other Activities:

1)

Bike Tours

2)

Day Trips

3)

Off road tours

4)

Site-Seeing Tours

5)

Private tours

6)

Cultural Tours

7)

Nature and Wildlife Tours

8)

Multi-Day Tours

9)

Eco Tours

10)

Boat Tours

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