Weather in New Zealand in January 2018

Check the weather in New Zealand in January based on long-term weather averages before you book your next holiday to New Zealand in 2018. Expect daytime temperatures to reach 20°C with on average 8 hours of sunshine per day in New Zealand in January.

What is the weather like in New Zealand in January?
How hot is New Zealand in January? 20°C
How sunny is New Zealand in January? 8 sunshine hours/day
How wet is New Zealand in January? 80 mm rainfall
How warm is the sea around New Zealand in January? 16°C

Weather in New Zealand in January

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  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in January in New Zealand (Wellington)20
    20°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day (51% of daylight hours) in January in New Zealand8
    8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 9 days with some rainfall in January in New Zealand (Wellington)9
    9 days with some rainfall
  • 13°C minimum night-time temperature in January in New Zealand (Wellington)13
    13°C min night temperature
  • 15 hours of daylight per day in January in New Zealand (Wellington)15
    15 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in January in New Zealand (Wellington)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 80 mm monthly rainfall in January in New Zealand (Wellington)80
    80 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in January in New Zealand (Wellington)11
    11 (Extreme) UV index
  • 16°C sea temperature in January in New Zealand (Wellington)16
    16°C sea temperature

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More about New Zealand weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in New Zealand in January is a comfortable 20°C (68°F). There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 51% of the 15 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around New Zealand in January is 16°C (61°F).

Expect 80mm (3.1 inches) of rainfall across the whole of January with 9 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 13°C (55°F). The weather in New Zealand in January is represented by Wellington.

New Zealand sunrise & sunset times for January 2018

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for New Zealand in January 2018. Select a month to view New Zealand sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The New Zealand sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Wellington.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st January 2018 05:51 20:57
Tuesday, 2nd January 2018 05:52 20:57
Wednesday, 3rd January 2018 05:53 20:57
Thursday, 4th January 2018 05:54 20:57
Friday, 5th January 2018 05:55 20:57
Saturday, 6th January 2018 05:56 20:57
Sunday, 7th January 2018 05:57 20:57
Monday, 8th January 2018 05:58 20:57
Tuesday, 9th January 2018 05:59 20:57
Wednesday, 10th January 2018 06:00 20:56
Thursday, 11th January 2018 06:01 20:56
Friday, 12th January 2018 06:02 20:56
Saturday, 13th January 2018 06:03 20:55
Sunday, 14th January 2018 06:04 20:55
Monday, 15th January 2018 06:05 20:55
Tuesday, 16th January 2018 06:06 20:54
Wednesday, 17th January 2018 06:08 20:54
Thursday, 18th January 2018 06:09 20:53
Friday, 19th January 2018 06:10 20:52
Saturday, 20th January 2018 06:11 20:52
Sunday, 21st January 2018 06:12 20:51
Monday, 22nd January 2018 06:14 20:51
Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 06:15 20:50
Wednesday, 24th January 2018 06:16 20:49
Thursday, 25th January 2018 06:17 20:48
Friday, 26th January 2018 06:19 20:47
Saturday, 27th January 2018 06:20 20:47
Sunday, 28th January 2018 06:21 20:46
Monday, 29th January 2018 06:22 20:45
Tuesday, 30th January 2018 06:24 20:44
Wednesday, 31st January 2018 06:25 20:43
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