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Franz Josef weather in January (West Coast, New Zealand)

Planning a trip to Franz Josef in January? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In January, Franz Josef generally has moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. January falls within the summer season. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 16°C. But by evening, they drop to around 9°C.

Precipitation

Franz Josef in January falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 361 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 15 days of the month will see rainfall.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures generally stand out with the best circumstances. While tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Franz Josef, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 9°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 16°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 51%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 361 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  

Where to go in New Zealand in January

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 this month?

For visitors traveling to Franz Josef, 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.

Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10

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