Hanmer Springs weather in January (Canterbury, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Hanmer Springs in January? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In Hanmer Springs the weather in January is generally perfect, with pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. January falls within the summer season. Daytime temperatures hover around 20°C, while nights can cool down to about 9°C.

Hanmer Springs in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 93 mm for the month. Typically around 9 days of rainfall is expected.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. January and February typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, June, July, August, September and October tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Hanmer Springs, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 9°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 31%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 93 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 9 days  

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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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 Hanmer Springs in January?

For visitors traveling to Hanmer Springs, 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
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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