The climate in Dunedin during January can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.
January is in the summer in Dunedin and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||17.9°C 64.2°F|
|Nightly temperature||10.7°C 51.3°F|
|Average temperature||14.3°C 57.7°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.1 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||68 mm 2.7 ins|
|Rainy days||16 days|
|Sea temperature||13.4°C 56°F|
|Windspeed||20.2kph 13 mph|
On average January is the wettest month of the year in Dunedin with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Dunedin in January 2023.
|Hottest month:||January||17.7°C 63.9°F|
|Driest month:||September||42mm 1.7ins|
|Coldest month:||July||9°C 48.2°F|
|Wettest month:||January||68mm 2.7ins|