Wellington weather in January 2021

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  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Wellington20
    20°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 9 days with some rainfall in January in Wellington9
    9 days with some rainfall
  • 13°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Wellington13
    13°C min night temperature
  • 15 hours of daylight per day in January in Wellington15
    15 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in January in Wellington0
    No heat & humidity
  • 80 mm monthly rainfall in January in Wellington80
    80 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in January in Wellington11
    11 (Extreme) UV index
  • 16°C sea temperature in January in Wellington16
    16°C sea temperature
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The January weather guide for Wellington, New Zealand 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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How hot is it in Wellington in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 20°C in Wellington in January, falling to 13°C at night.

How sunny is it in Wellington in January?

There are normally 8 hours of bright sunshine each day in Wellington in January - that's 51% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Wellington in January?

The average sea temperature around Wellington in January is 16°C.

Does it rain in Wellington in January?

There are usually 9 days with some rain in Wellington in January and the average monthly rainfall is 80mm.

Wellington sunrise & sunset times for January 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Wellington in January 2021. Select a month to view Wellington sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st January 2021 05:51 20:57
Saturday, 16th January 2021 06:07 20:54
Sunday, 31st January 2021 06:25 20:43
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Where is hot in New Zealand in January for 2021/2022?

Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in New Zealand in January. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.

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