Waikawa weather in January (Auckland Region, New Zealand)

Curious about the January weather in Waikawa? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In January, Waikawa generally has moderate temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 18°C. But by evening, they drop to around 11°C.

Waikawa in January usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 130 mm for the month. Since this is the rainiest month of the year, it's a good idea to carry an umbrella just in case. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 19 days of rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 187 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, January is a great time to visit. January, February, March and April generally stand out with the best circumstances. While May, June, July, September and October tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Waikawa, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 11°C  
Max Temperature 18°C  
Chance of Rain 62%  
Precipitation 130 mm  
Rainy days 19 days  
Humidity 80% *  
Sunshine 187 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 41% *  
* Data from: Invercargill, New Zealand (65 KM, 40 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 Waikawa in January?

For visitors traveling to Waikawa, 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.

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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