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Queenstown Weather in January, New Zealand

QUEENSTOWN AVERAGES FOR JANUARY

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Queenstown Averages January

  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month

    Temperature

    16°C
    61°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

    22°C
    72°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

    10°C
    50°F
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    13 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall

    75 mm

Queenstown Daily Averages January

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What's the Weather like in Queenstown In January

Temperature

The average temperature across Queenstown for January is 16°C, with the lowest being 10°C and the highest reaching 22°C

Clouds

The month of January in Queenstown experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 54% to 49%.

The clearest day of the month is January 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 51% of the time.

For reference, on May 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 65%, while on February 10, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 52%.

Rain

In Queenstown, the chance of a rainy day over the course of January is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 44% and ending it at 37%. This is broken down into 75mm of rain over 13 rainy days.

Sunshine Hours

Over the course of January in Queenstown, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 56 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 52 seconds, and weekly decrease of 13 minutes, 2 seconds.

Queenstown Hotels in January

This apartment-style hotel is nestled on the shores of Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu, offering stunning views over the lake and surrounding mountain ranges. Facilities include a fitness centre and sauna. All accommodation at Oaks Shores Queenstown comes with daily mini room servicing, under floor heating and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some accommodation includes a seating area with fireplace. Guests enjoy 30 minutes' of free WiFi per day in the room.

This property is 8 minutes walk from the beach. Peppers Beacon offers 4.5-star rooms and suites with views, on Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown. It is close to Skyline Gondola and Luge and just a 5-minute walk to the town centre. There is a selection of rooms and self-contained apartments available at Peppers Beacon, with many offering views of the lake and The Remarkables Mountain . Some accommodation includes a gas fireplace or a fully equipped kitchen.

The Rees Hotel & Apartments offers lakefront accommodation with private balconies and spectacular views. It features free WiFi and a free shuttle to the centre of Queenstown. The stylish rooms and apartments at The Rees are equipped with LCD TVs. Some feature floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains.

Bars and Restaurants

Queenstown Mall is hugely popular to visit with an array of Bars and Restaurants to choose from.

A rustic fine dining venue that steers clear of all pretentiousness. The Bunker Bar is tucked away in a discreet alleyway in the town centre. An intimate atmosphere is greatly complemented by a roaring fireplace and impressive food and drinks menu. The Bunker's lower level houses the restaurant, which specialises in game meats and local seafood delicacies. Upstairs, you'll find a cozy cocktail bar and an elegant rooftop deck.

An ideal place for groups, the sleek No5 Church Lane specialises in versatile mezze platters that always make the most of local flavours. The restaurant's bar is renowned for its cocktails, extensive wine list and a diverse offering of New Zealand craft beers. Food is primarily Mediterranean with a localised twist think stonebaked chorizo pizzas, tomato & saffron gnocchi and roast beetroot falafel.

Things to do in Queenstown in January

Why not choose to sit back, relax and admire the stunning views whilst riding the Skyline Queenstown Gondolo - this is the seepest cable car lift in the Southern Hemisphere and is highly recommended. You will be carried 450 metres above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu where you will enjoy the most incredible views. When you arrive at the top, you have the flexibility to choose your own pace from the host of activities on offer.

From the moment the accelerator hits the floor, your adrenaline hits the roof. You'll speed over 10cm deep water, along the famous Shotover River and deep into the spectacular Shotover River Canyons. It's an amazing white water ride, as the Shotover Canyon walls tower over you, your expert driver puts his state-of-the-art Big Red Jet Boat through its paces.