Ophir weather in January (Otago, New Zealand)

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

In Ophir the weather in January is generally perfect, with pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. January is a summer month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 20°C. But by evening, they drop to around 9°C.

Ophir in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 90 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 7 days of rain.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 231 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

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, May, June, July and August tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Ophir, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 9°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 22%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 90 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 7 days  
SunshineSunshine 231 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Wanaka, New Zealand (58 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 Ophir in January?

For visitors traveling to Ophir, 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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