Average Temperatures in January for New Zealand





Average temperatures for January 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.

The tables give the month's long-term historical averages for maximum and minimum temperatures, in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit, based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

North Island

Average January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
74 59 Auckland 23 15
76 57 Gisborne 25 14
75 55 Hamilton 24 13
75 59 Kaitaia 24 15
76 53 Masterton 24 12
76 58 Napier 25 15
71 57 New Plymouth 22 14
73 55 Palmerston North 23 13
73 55 Rotorua 23 13
73 53 Taupo 23 11
75 59 Tauranga 24 15
73 57 Wanganui 23 14
69 56 Wellington 20 14
76 60 Whangarei 24 16

South Island

Average daily temperatures in January
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
77 51 Alexandra 25 11
75 53 Blenheim 24 12
73 54 Christchurch 23 12
66 53 Dunedin 19 12
67 53 Hokitika 20 12
66 49 Invercargill 19 10
68 55 Kaikoura 20 13
71 48 Lake Tekapo 22 9
69 47 Manapouri - Te Anau 21 9
66 51 Milford Sound 19 10
69 48 Mt Cook, Hermitage 21 9
72 56 Nelson 22 13
71 50 Queenstown 22 10
71 51 Timaru 22 10
68 55 Westport 20 13
Reference

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

New Zealand Temperatures
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