Climate and monthly weather forecast
Queenstown, New Zealand

Weather in January

January is a comfortable summer month in Queenstown, New Zealand, with temperature in the range of an average low of 6.4°C (43.5°F) and an average high of 16.6°C (61.9°F). In Queenstown, New Zealand, the average high-temperature in January is relatively the same as in December - a comfortable 16.6°C (61.9°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the summer in Queenstown, is another comfortable month, with an average temperature ranging between max 17°C (62.6°F) and min 6.1°C (43°F). With an average high-temperature of 17°C (62.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 6.1°C (43°F), February is the warmest month. Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the autumn in Queenstown, is also a moderate month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 15°C (59°F) and 4.8°C (40.6°F). In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a moderate 15°C (59°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, like March, in Queenstown, New Zealand, is another fresh autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between min 3.2°C (37.8°F) and max 11.3°C (52.3°F). In Queenstown, the average high-temperature in April slightly decreases from a mild 15°C (59°F) in March to a cool 11.3°C (52.3°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn in Queenstown, is another chilly month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 0.8°C (33.4°F) and 7.6°C (45.7°F). In Queenstown, the average high-temperature in May marginally drops from a fresh 11.3°C (52.3°F) in April to a frosty 7.6°C (45.7°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the winter in Queenstown, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature ranging between max 4.6°C (40.3°F) and min -1.6°C (29.1°F). In Queenstown, the average high-temperature in June marginally drops from a chilly 7.6°C (45.7°F) in May to a wintry 4.6°C (40.3°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, is a wintry winter month in Queenstown, New Zealand, with an average temperature varying between -2.4°C (27.7°F) and 3.7°C (38.7°F). The coldest month is July, with an average high-temperature of 3.7°C (38.7°F) and an average low-temperature of -2.4°C (27.7°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the winter in Queenstown, is another cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -1.8°C (28.8°F) and an average high of 5.3°C (41.5°F). In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still cold 5.3°C (41.5°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the spring, September, is a chilly month in Queenstown, New Zealand, with an average temperature ranging between max 7.4°C (45.3°F) and min -0.7°C (30.7°F). In September, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in August - a frosty 7.4°C (45.3°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Queenstown, New Zealand, is a frosty spring month, with an average temperature varying between 9.6°C (49.3°F) and 0.6°C (33.1°F). In October, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a still chilly 9.6°C (49.3°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the spring, November, is a fresh month in Queenstown, New Zealand, with temperature in the range of an average high of 12.5°C (54.5°F) and an average low of 2.8°C (37°F). In November, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in October - a fresh 12.5°C (54.5°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the summer in Queenstown, is a moderate month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 5.5°C (41.9°F) and an average high of 15.6°C (60.1°F). In December, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a cool 12.5°C (54.5°F) in November to a mild 15.6°C (60.1°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What are the least humid months in Queenstown?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months in Queenstown.

How much does it rain in Queenstown?

In Queenstown, New Zealand, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181.7 days and collects up to 617mm (24.29") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Queenstown?

January, February and December are months without snowfall.

How much does it snow in Queenstown?

Throughout the year, 223mm (8.78") of snow is accumulated.

When is the highest UV index in Queenstown?

The months with the highest UV index in Queenstown are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the warmest month in Queenstown?

The warmest month is February, with an average high-temperature of 17°C (62.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 6.1°C (43°F).

When does it snow in Queenstown?

Months with snowfall in Queenstown are March through November.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Queenstown?

On Sunday, 03. April 2022, at 3:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends in Queenstown, and the time zone changes from NZDT to NZST. The next Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, 25. September 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from NZST to NZDT.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Queenstown?

May and July, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the driest month in Queenstown?

June is the month with the least rainfall in Queenstown, New Zealand. Rain falls for 10.9 days and accumulates 29mm (1.14") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Queenstown?

With an average of 8h and 50min of daylight, June has the shortest days of the year in Queenstown.

What is the coldest month in Queenstown?

With an average high-temperature of 3.7°C (38.7°F) and an average low-temperature of -2.4°C (27.7°F), July is the coldest month in Queenstown, New Zealand.

What is the most humid month in Queenstown?

With an average relative humidity of 90%, July is the most humid month.

What is the snowiest month in Queenstown?

The month with the most snowfall in Queenstown is July, when snow falls for 3.8 days and typically aggregates up to 51mm (2.01") of snow.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Queenstown?

July has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine.

What is the rainiest month in Queenstown?

The month with the most rainfall in Queenstown is December, when the rain falls for 18.3 days and typically aggregates up to 71mm (2.8") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Queenstown?

With an average of 15h and 33min of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Queenstown.

What month has the most sunshine in Queenstown?

The month with the most sunshine in Queenstown, New Zealand, is December, with an average of 11h of sunshine.

Average pressure
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average pressure - Queenstown, New Zealand

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (1016.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1010.6mbar).

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Average wind speed
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average wind speed - Queenstown, New Zealand

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and August (8.4km/h).

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Average humidity
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average humidity - Queenstown, New Zealand

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (90%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and December (76%).

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Average rainfall
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average rainfall - Queenstown, New Zealand

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (71mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (29mm).

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Average rainfall days
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average rainfall days - Queenstown, New Zealand

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (10.9 days).

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Average snowfall
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average snowfall - Queenstown, New Zealand

The month with the highest snowfall is July (51mm).
The months with the least snowfall are January, February and December (0mm).

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Average snowfall days
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average snowfall days - Queenstown, New Zealand

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is July (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are January and February (0 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Queenstown, New Zealand

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 15h and 33min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8h and 50min).

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average sunshine days - Queenstown, New Zealand

The month with the most sunshine days is June (16.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (8.5 days).

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Average UV index
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average UV index - Queenstown, New Zealand

The months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are May and July (UV index 1).

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Average visibility
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average visibility - Queenstown, New Zealand

The months with the highest visibility are January and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are June, July and August (7km).

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