New Zealand weather in January 2019

  • 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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Expect 20°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 8 hours of sunshine per day in New Zealand in January. Check more long-term weather averages for New Zealand in January before you book your next holiday to New Zealand in 2019/2020. The January weather averages shown above are for Wellington.

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The January weather guide for New Zealand, represented by Wellington, shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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Guide to New Zealand weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in New Zealand in January is a comfortable 20°C (68°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 13°C (55°F). There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 51% of the 15 hours of daylight.

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 sea temperature in and around New Zealand in January is 16°C (61°F).

The weather in New Zealand in January is represented by Wellington.

New Zealand sunrise & sunset times for January 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for New Zealand in January 2019. 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
Tuesday, 1st January 2019 05:51 20:57
Wednesday, 2nd January 2019 05:52 20:57
Thursday, 3rd January 2019 05:53 20:57
Friday, 4th January 2019 05:54 20:57
Saturday, 5th January 2019 05:55 20:57
Sunday, 6th January 2019 05:55 20:57
Monday, 7th January 2019 05:56 20:57
Tuesday, 8th January 2019 05:57 20:57
Wednesday, 9th January 2019 05:58 20:57
Thursday, 10th January 2019 05:59 20:56
Friday, 11th January 2019 06:01 20:56
Saturday, 12th January 2019 06:02 20:56
Sunday, 13th January 2019 06:03 20:55
Monday, 14th January 2019 06:04 20:55
Tuesday, 15th January 2019 06:05 20:55
Wednesday, 16th January 2019 06:06 20:54
Thursday, 17th January 2019 06:07 20:54
Friday, 18th January 2019 06:08 20:53
Saturday, 19th January 2019 06:10 20:53
Sunday, 20th January 2019 06:11 20:52
Monday, 21st January 2019 06:12 20:51
Tuesday, 22nd January 2019 06:13 20:51
Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 06:14 20:50
Thursday, 24th January 2019 06:16 20:49
Friday, 25th January 2019 06:17 20:48
Saturday, 26th January 2019 06:18 20:48
Sunday, 27th January 2019 06:20 20:47
Monday, 28th January 2019 06:21 20:46
Tuesday, 29th January 2019 06:22 20:45
Wednesday, 30th January 2019 06:23 20:44
Thursday, 31st January 2019 06:25 20:43
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