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Stratford weather in January (Taranaki, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Stratford in January? This guide provides all the details you need.

In Stratford the weather in January is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 22°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 13°C.

Stratford in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 94 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 12 days.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 252 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, February and March typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, July tends to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Stratford, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 13°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 22°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 40%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 94 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 80% *  
SunshineSunshine 252 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 56% *  
* Data from: New Plymouth, New Zealand (36 KM, 22 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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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 Stratford in January?

For visitors traveling to Stratford, 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
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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