Average Humidity for January in New Zealand

January averages for the relative humidity at cities and towns around New Zealand are listed below.

You can jump to a separate table for places on the North Island and South Island.

All the numbers here are long-term historical averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold. These humidity readings are for 9:00 am local time.

North Island

Average humidity in January
Place %
Auckland 79
Gisborne 71
Hamilton 81
Kaitaia 87
Masterton 76
Napier 70
New Plymouth 81
Palmerston North 75
Rotorua 79
Taupo 77
Tauranga 74
Wanganui 74
Wellington 81
Whangarei 80

South Island

January relative humidity averages
Place %
Alexandra 70
Blenheim 69
Christchurch 81
Dunedin 74
Hokitika 84
Invercargill 81
Kaikoura 75
Lake Tekapo 67
Manapouri - Te Anau 79
Milford Sound 92
Mt Cook, Hermitage 75
Nelson 74
Queenstown 70
Timaru 78
Westport 84

NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research). Climate Data and Activities.

New Zealand Humidity
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