Alexandra weather in January (Otago, New Zealand)

Planning a trip to Alexandra in January? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In January, Alexandra generally has pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. January is a summer month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 19°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 8°C. On average, it sees the highest temps of the year.

Alexandra in January usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 101 mm for the month. Typically around 8 days of rainfall is expected.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 230 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm February typically offers the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, May, June, July, August and September tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Alexandra climate page with graphs.

 

Alexandra, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 8°C  
Max Temperature 19°C  
Chance of Rain 28%  
Precipitation 101 mm  
Rainy days 8 days  
Humidity 70% *  
Sunshine 230 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Queenstown, New Zealand (62 KM, 38 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in January

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Alexandra in January?

For visitors traveling to Alexandra, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Alexandra.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to New Zealand? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in New Zealand. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.