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Manapouri weather in January (Southland, New Zealand)

How is the weather in Manapouri in January? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In January, Manapouri typically experiences moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. January is a summer month. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 17°C, while night temperatures can drop to 8°C.

Manapouri in January usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 190 mm for the month. Typically around 15 days of rainfall is expected.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Manapouri. February and March typically offer the best circumstances. While January, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Manapouri, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 8°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 17°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 50%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 190 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 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 Manapouri in January?

For visitors traveling to Manapouri, 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
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10

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