New Zealand in january: average weather and climate, where to go?

How is the climate in New Zealand in january? Is it the best time to visit Tauranga and Hokitika? Have a look at our datas and advices below.

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Weather in New Zealand in january 2018

Here, find the the weather forecast for the month of january for most popular cities in New Zealand. These forecasts are statistics for january from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather indicated.

Average weather in january in Auckland

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Moderate rain at times9%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times25%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times16%

Cloudy6%

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Average weather in january in Christchurch

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
55% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times11%

Cloudy8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times14%

Cloudy6%

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Average weather in january in Wellington

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times14%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Moderate rain at times15%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Moderate rain at times16%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Wellington in january

Average weather in january in Dunedin

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times12%

Heavy rain12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Partly Cloudy29%

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy22%

Heavy rain13%

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Average weather in january in Hamilton

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 13°C

FogFog
42% of time

Clear/Sunny28%

Partly Cloudy11%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Moderate rain at times30%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain11%

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Average weather in january in Hokitika

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Moderate rain at times17%

Heavy rain16%

Partly Cloudy16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain16%

Partly Cloudy13%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Moderate rain at times21%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain10%

More information about the weather in Hokitika in january

Average weather in january in Invercargill

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 10°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
25% of time

Clear/Sunny23%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 17°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
42% of time

Clear/Sunny21%

Partly Cloudy21%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 15°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Clear/Sunny33%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain11%

More information about the weather in Invercargill in january

Average weather in january in Nelson

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times8%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Moderate rain at times15%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Moderate rain at times20%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain6%

More information about the weather in Nelson in january

Average weather in january in Queenstown

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

FogFog
24% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times19%

Clear/Sunny17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Moderate rain at times33%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 17°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny36%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain10%

More information about the weather in Queenstown in january

Average weather in january in Rotorua

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 13°C

FogFog
39% of time

Clear/Sunny28%

Heavy rain12%

Partly Cloudy9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times25%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain12%

More information about the weather in Rotorua in january

Average weather in january in Tauranga

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Moderate rain at times27%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times29%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Tauranga in january

Weather details in january

The month of January is one of the best moments to discover the whole New Zealand territory in good climatic conditions. Rains are indeed relatively low and temperatures pleasant. However, there are some differences in climatic characteristics, due in particular to the geographical location and also to the altitude of each locality. Still, the weather in New Zealand throughout January is pleasant.

January in the North of North Island

With daytime temperatures between 17° C and 23° C, the city of Oakland as well as the localities north of the North island of New Zealand enjoy a pleasant and gentle atmosphere. Even if the days are sometimes punctuated by transient rains that rarely change into intense showers, the beautiful sunny days define the weather throughout January in New Zealand in this region.

January in the South of the North Island

Less damp than the north, the south of the North Island takes advantage of its geographical location because it is immune to marine currents that greatly influence humidity. Thus, one can count on many beautiful days. On the other hand, the days are cooler and temperatures rarely exceed 20° C - even in the hottest hours of the day.

January on the South Coast and South West Coast of South Island

As the South Island is geographically closer to the Antarctic polar circle, it is usual to have mild temperatures even in January. With temperatures stagnant below 20° C at the best times of day, it is better to possess warm clothes. This is true even if the beautiful sunny days take precedence over the rainy ones.

January on the East Coast of South Island

The January climate in New Zealand on the east coast is milder compared to the west coast. Not only are the days slightly more pleasant - thanks to a few degrees Celsius more, but the rains are rather rare and favor the succession of beautiful days that are both bright and pleasant.



Where to go in New Zealand in january?

Where to go in New Zealand in january: destination map

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warning in january the weather is not the same depending on the city and regions of the country.

Good news: It is not perfect, however, the weather in New Zealand that month is, according to seasonal norms, good in Tauranga, Queenstown, Nelson, Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton, Dunedin, Rotorua and Wellington. I allows to appreciate sightseeing in these cities. And even why not take a little time to lazing in the sun!

If you do not go to spend your time in a lounger by the pool, but, for example for cultural tours or hiking, the cities of Hokitika and Invercargill have a decent enough weather for this kind of activity in january.


Climate in New Zealand in january

Climate in Auckland in January

In january, maximum temperature is 23°C and minimum temperature is 19°C (for an average temperature of 21°C). The climate quite nice here in the month of january. With 83mm over 11 days, rainfall can happen during your vacations. But this is rather moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a good climate, january is a good time to go in this locality.

January
Average temperature 21°C
Highest temperature 23°C
Lowest temperature 19°C
Sea temperature 20.1°C
Rainfall 83mm
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(34%)
Humidity 81%
Cloud cover 33%
Length of day 14:25
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Climate in Christchurch in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 22°C and minimum temperature is 13°C (for an average temperature of 18°C). The climate nice in that locality in this month. With 50mm over 9 days, rainfall is infrequent throughout your holidays.
With good weather conditions, january is a recommended month to go in this city in New Zealand.

January
Average temperature 18°C
Highest temperature 22°C
Lowest temperature 13°C
Sea temperature 15.8°C
Rainfall 50mm
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(30%)
Humidity 80%
Cloud cover 32%
Length of day 15:03
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Climate in Wellington in January

In january, the mean temperature in Wellington is 19°C (maximum temperature is 21°C and minimum temperature is 16°C). The climate quite pleasant in this location in january. With 85mm over 10 days, rainfall can happen during your trip. But this is pretty moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With good weather conditions, the month of january is an advisable month to go in this city in New Zealand.

January
Average temperature 19°C
Highest temperature 21°C
Lowest temperature 16°C
Sea temperature 17°C
Rainfall 85mm
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(31%)
Humidity 83%
Cloud cover 30%
Length of day 14:50
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Climate in Dunedin in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 18°C and minimum temperature is 13°C (for an average temperature of 15°C). The climate is rather cold in this location in january, but it is livable when dressing hot. With 85mm over 14 days, you will experience some showers for your trip. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a good weather, the month of january is a good month to go in this locality in New Zealand.

January
Average temperature 15°C
Highest temperature 18°C
Lowest temperature 13°C
Sea temperature 13°C
Rainfall 85mm
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(47%)
Humidity 85%
Cloud cover 39%
Length of day 15:20
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Climate in Hamilton in January

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Hamilton is 21°C (maximum temperature is 24°C and minimum temperature is 18°C). The climate pleasant in that area in this month. With 97mm over 12 days, you will experience some showers during your stay. But this is pretty moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a good climate, january is an advisable month to go in this city in New Zealand.

January
Average temperature 21°C
Highest temperature 24°C
Lowest temperature 18°C
Rainfall 97mm
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(37%)
Humidity 82%
Cloud cover 39%
Length of day 14:30
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Weather data for New Zealand in january:

Weather data for New Zealand in january is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in New Zealand. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in New Zealand can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time of year to visit New Zealand.


All cities in New Zealand in january

Auckland in januarygood weather
Christchurch in januarygood weather
Wellington in januarygood weather
Dunedin in januarygood weather
Hamilton in januarygood weather
Hokitika in januarytolerable weather
Invercargill in januarytolerable weather
Nelson in januarygood weather
Queenstown in januarygood weather
Rotorua in januarygood weather
Tauranga in januarygood weather

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