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The SH 2 Motorway in New Zealand is a major state highway that runs for approximately 968 km from Wellington to Napier. The motorway is mostly two lanes wide and has a speed limit of 100 km/h. The road surface is generally in good condition and well maintained, with only occasional potholes and other minor imperfections. The road is wide and straight for most of its length, with occasional curves and hills. The road is mostly free of traffic congestion, except for occasional holiday and peak hour traffic. The travel time from Wellington to Napier is approximately 4 hours. There are several rest stops, gas stations and other services along the way. The road is well lit at night and there are plenty of speed limit signs and other road safety signage.
The SH 2 Motorway experiences a wide variety of weather conditions throughout the year. During summer, temperatures will typically range from 18-27°C with the occasional heat wave pushing the mercury up to 30°C. Rainfall is usually light and scattered, with an average of around 50mm of rain falling each month.
As autumn approaches, temperatures begin to drop, with average daily temperatures in the range of 10-17°C. Rainfall increases slightly, to around 100mm per month.
In winter, temperatures can drop as low as 0°C, although this is rare. Average daily temperatures are usually in the range of 5-12°C. Rainfall increases further, to about 150mm per month.
As spring arrives, temperatures begin to rise again, with average daily temperatures ranging from 10-20°C. Rainfall usually decreases slightly, to around 100mm per month.
Overall, the SH 2 Motorway experiences a wide range of weather conditions throughout the year. It is generally milder than other parts of the country, but can still experience extreme temperatures and heavy rainfall at times.
This map shows the current & 7-day weather forecast, road conditions, and weather radar for SH 2 Motorway.