Waitati weather in January (Otago, New Zealand)

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

In January, Waitati typically experiences pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 19°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 11°C.

Waitati in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 94 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 15 days of the month will see rainfall.

The area enjoys a balanced 174 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, January is one of the better months to visit Waitati. January, February, March and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Waitati, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 11°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 50%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 94 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  
HumidityHumidity 74% *  
SunshineSunshine 174 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 38% *  
* Data from: Dunedin, New Zealand (35 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 Waitati in January?

For visitors traveling to Waitati, 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
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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