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New Zealand precipitation in January

In New Zealand in January precipitation ranges from moderate in Akaroa with 54 mm of rainfall to heavy in Haast with 406 mm of rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in New Zealand in January?

Find the average total precipitation in January for the most popular destinations in New Zealand on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm precipitation. High: 90 mm to 160 mm. Moderate: 30 mm to 90 mm. Low: 5 mm to 30 mm.

  • How much rainfall does New Zealand receive in January?
  • During January, Auckland often sees a mix of wet and dry days, with an average rainfall of around 78 mm.

  • What is the wettest city in January in New Zealand?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Haast with an average precipitation of 406 mm.

  • What is the driest city in January in New Zealand?
  • Our figures indicate that Akaroa receives the least rainfall, averaging just 54 mm.

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