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Average weather January in Rotorua (Bay of Plenty), New Zealand

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Rotorua in January is 14.0°C (57.2°F). The amount of rain in January is high with an average of 87mm (3.4in). This month generally has very pleasant temperatures. The average maximum temperature lies around 23.0°C (73.4°F). With a water temperature of around 18.0°C (64.4°F), this is a great month to swim. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Rotorua. It has 252 hours of sun.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Rotorua should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Also bring your shorts and or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Rotorua? Find out where to stay here.

For other monthly weather averages and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

°C
Min Temperature 14.0°C
Max Temperature 23.0°C
Water Temperature 18.0°C
Chance of Rain 33.3%
Precipitation 87mm
Rainy Days 10
Windspeed 14.4kmph
Sunshine Hours 252
Percentage Sunshine 58%

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
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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