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Visiting Bay of Islands, New Zealand in January

January is one of the best months to visit Bay of Islands for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

January has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 48.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (68°F). January is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Bay of Islands.

Also consider visiting Bay of Islands in one of the other best months of February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Bay of Islands in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Bay of Islands.

January has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 48.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Bay of Islands in January?

Yes, January is a a slightly chilly month for swimming in Bay of Islands with cool sea temperatures 20°C (68°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Bay of Islands?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Bay of Islands.

January has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 48.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (68°F). January is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Bay of Islands.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Bay of Islands warm in January?

Yes, Bay of Islands is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Bay of Islands in January is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (69°) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bay of Islands in January is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Bay of Islands in January?

The average day light hours per day in Bay of Islands in January are 14.3. The sunshine percentage is 48.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Bay of Islands in January

The average maximum temperature in Bay of Islands in January is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bay of Islands in January is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Bay of Islands in January is 16°C (60°F). The minimum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Bay of Islands in January

During January the average day light hours are 14.3 per day in Bay of Islands. The sunshine percentage is 48.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Bay of Islands in January is typically 13.2 during January. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Bay of Islands in January

The average sea water temperature in Bay of Islands in January is 19.8°C (67.6°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Bay of Islands in January

The average total rainfall in Bay of Islands in January is 0.5cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 8.3 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Bay of Islands in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Bay of Islands in January is 16°C (60°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 16°C (16°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Bay of Islands in January is typically 83.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.8% in the previous month and 85.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Bay of Islands in January is typically 68.3%. The average relative humidity is 72.8% in the previous month and 69.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Bay of Islands in January

The average maximum wind speed in Bay of Islands in January is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Bay of Islands in January is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Bay of Islands in January is from the West-Southwest.

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