Taupo Weather in January

What's the weather like in Taupo (Waikato) in January 2023?

The climate in Taupo during January can be summarized as mild and a little damp.

January is in the summer in Taupo and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

Taupo weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 22.8°C 73°F
Nightly temperature 10.8°C 51.4°F
Average temperature 16.8°C 62.2°F
Daily sunshine 7.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 98 mm 3.9 ins
Rainy days 10 days
Sea temperature 19.8°C 67.6°F
Humidity 79%
Windspeed 7.2kph 5 mph

On average January is the 3rd driest month of the year in Taupo with around 98mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Taupo

Taupo average temperature in January

January rainfall

Taupo average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Taupo average rain in January

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 Taupo in January 2022.

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Taupo weather stats

Taupo weather statistics
Hottest month: January 22.5°C 72.5°F
Driest month: April 89mm 3.5ins
Sunniest month: February 7.3hrs
Coldest month: July 10.5°C 50.9°F
Wettest month: December 132mm 5.2ins
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