When is the best time to go to Queenstown?

When is the best time to go to Queenstown? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Queenstown are January and February
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February and December
  • August is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are January, April, May, August, September, October and December

For full information about the climate and weather in Queenstown a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 50°F/67°F
57%
February 50°F/68°F
49%
March 47°F/63°F
41%
April 43°F/58°F
45%
May 38°F/49°F
49%
June 34°F/45°F
39%
July 34°F/43°F
41%
August 32°F/49°F
45%
September 36°F/50°F
61%
October 40°F/54°F
60%
November 43°F/61°F
59%
December 43°F/67°F
60%

Weather and climate in Queenstown

  • From january to february the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 85°F and it rains in february about 4.6in.
  • Between the months of march and april the climate is not good, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 40°F and, in april, 13 days of rain are expected.
  • Between may and october the climate is very bad. At lunchtime, it's 54°F in average and it rains about 60% of the time in october.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is correct. It is for example 67°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains in december about 5.7in.

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