Ohakune weather in January (Manawatu, New Zealand)

How is the weather in Ohakune in January? This guide provides all the details you need.

In January, Ohakune generally has pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. January is a summer month. Daytime temperatures hover around 21°C, while nights can cool down to about 11°C.

Ohakune in January usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 118 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 13 days.

The city usually sees around 225 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

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

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

 

Ohakune, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 11°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 21°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 44%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 118 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 13 days  
SunshineSunshine 225 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Turangi, New Zealand (59 KM, 36 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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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 Ohakune in January?

For visitors traveling to Ohakune, 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
6/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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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.