Best time to go to Queenstown Average weather of Queenstown, New Zealand

Get the very best time to go to Queenstown in New Zealand from average climate conditions right here.

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, February and March
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February and December
  • July is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are January, February, April, May, September, October, November and December

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

January 11°C/20°C
February 11°C/20°C
March 9°C/18°C
April 7°C/14°C
May 4°C/9°C
June 1°C/7°C
July -0°C/6°C
August -0°C/8°C
September 3°C/11°C
October 6°C/13°C
November 6°C/16°C
December 8°C/19°C

Weather and climate in Queenstown

  • From january to february the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 30°C and it rains in february about 103mm.
  • Between the months of march and april the climate is not good, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 4°C and, in april, 13 days of rain are expected.
  • Between may and october the climate is very bad. At lunchtime, it's 13°C in average and it rains about 51% of the time in october.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is correct. It is for example 19°C as maximum temperature in december and it rains in december about 114mm.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Queenstown

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Queenstown: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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