Queenstown monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Queenstown

Queenstown average temperature chart (Celsius) Queenstown average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Queenstown (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 19.5 19.5 16.9 13.1 8.8 5.9 5.3 7.4 10.3 13 15.6 17.8
°F 67 67.1 62.4 55.5 47.8 42.6 41.6 45.3 50.6 55.3 60 64.1

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Queenstown monthly rainfall chart (mm) Queenstown monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Queenstown (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 99 67 105 88 100 94 80 85 103 114 87 99
inches 3.9 2.6 4.1 3.4 3.9 3.7 3.2 3.4 4 4.5 3.4 3.9
Rainy days 11 9 11 11 13 11 12 10 12 14 11 12

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Queenstown

Queenstown average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Queenstown
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 7.4 7.2 5.9 4.5 3 2.6 2.6 3.8 5.1 5.9 6.9 7.4

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Queenstown average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Queenstown average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Queenstown (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 7.7 7.6 6.3 3.7 0.8 -1.5 -1.9 -1 0.9 2.8 4.6 6.5
Max °C 19.8 19.8 17.2 13.3 9 6.1 5.5 7.6 10.6 13.2 15.9 18.1
Min °F 45.8 45.7 43.3 38.7 33.4 29.4 28.6 30.2 33.5 37 40.2 43.7
Max °F 56.7 56.7 53.1 47.3 40.8 36.1 35.2 37.9 42.3 46.4 50.4 54.1

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Queenstown average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Queenstown average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Queenstown in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 13.6 14.1 13.6 12.9 12 11.2 10.7 10.5 10.5 10.8 11.5 12.5
°F 56.4 57.3 56.5 55.2 53.6 52.2 51.3 50.8 50.9 51.5 52.7 54.6

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Queenstown average winspeed by month (km/h) Queenstown average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Queenstown (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 13 12 11 10 10 9 8 9 12 13 13 13
mph 8 7 7 7 6 5 5 6 7 8 8 8

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Queenstown relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Queenstown
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
71% 74% 75% 77% 80% 82% 83% 81% 74% 71% 70% 71%
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Queenstown weather stats

Queenstown weather statistics
Hottest month: January 19.5°C 67.1°F
Driest month: February 67mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: February 7.2hrs
Coldest month: July 5.3°C 41.5°F
Wettest month: October 114mm 4.5ins
Warmest sea: February 14.1°C 57.4°F
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