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The busiest month for tourism in Hamilton is December, followed by April and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Hamilton in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
With 28 bus routes in Hamilton and 10 others throughout the region, Waikato Regional Council’s BUSIT service can work for you. Waikato has a comprehensive local bus network, attracting more than four million passenger trips each year. Hamilton has around 900 bus stops and there are also bus services to Raglan, Cambridge, Te Awamutu, Paeroa and Huntly, Waikato. For more information on the BUSIT network, visit http://www.busit.co
Average temperatures in Hamilton vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Hamilton, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 76.8°F (24.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.4°F (15.8°C) at night.
Hamilton is a city in the North Island of New Zealand. It is the seat and most populous city of the Waikato region, with a territorial population of 165,400, the country’s fourth most-populous city. Encompassing a land area of about 110 km2 (42 sq mi) on the banks of the Waikato River, Hamilton is part of the wider Hamilton Urban Area, which also encompasses the nearby towns of Ngaruawahia, Te Awamutu and Cambridge.

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