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Weather in Queenstown

Given the plethora of activities available in all seasons, Queenstown is very much a year-round destination. Winter and spring (June to October) is popular with skiers and snowboarders, and for the Lindauer Queenstown Winter Festival. Although the International Jazz festival in October is probably Queenstown’s most celebrated event. Winter temperatures vary between -2°C (28°F) and 8°C (48°F) while summer temperatures are typically between 20°C (69°F) and 30°C (86°F), with the sun setting as late as 2200.

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Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Sunday
ModRain
Moderate rain
9
°C
18.7
10
wnw
80-100%
996 mb
moderate
Monday
ModRain
Moderate rain
9
°C
18.7
5
w
80-100%
996 mb
moderate
Tuesday
ModRain
Moderate rain
9
°C
18.7
5
nnw
80-100%
996 mb
moderate
Wednesday
ModRain
Moderate rain
9
°C
18.7
4
n
80-100%
996 mb
moderate
Thursday
ModRain
Moderate rain
9
°C
18.7
3
nw
80-100%
996 mb
moderate
Friday
ModRain
Moderate rain
9
°C
18.7
6
wnw
80-100%
996 mb
moderate
Saturday
ModRain
Moderate rain
9
°C
18.7
5
wsw
80-100%
996 mb
moderate
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Last updated: 2022-10-06 09:15:28
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Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud.
The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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The Dairy is a classy operation - formerly a corner store, this sumptuous guest house contains 13 intimate rooms, all kitted out with designer touches and a contemporary feel. Breakfasts and afternoon teas are a treat, and there are open fireplaces for those chilly evenings. Great packages are available for skiers in winter.

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This Alpine-style resort offer 87 rooms ranging from lake-facing rooms, some with private balconies, to homely, two-bedroom apartments. There's also 24 hour service, a stoage area for skis, snowboards and bikes, laundry facilities, two spas, complimentary parking, Wi-Fi and a restaurant with fantastic views.

Hotel St Moritz

Within easy walking distance of the central area, this hotel enjoys a dramatic setting with panoramic lake and mountain views. Every sumptuously decorated room boasts a 40" LCD television with i-pod docking station, while there's a stylish bar, dining room and library featuring a stunning stone fireplace.

Four Seasons Motel

All 15 rooms are equipped with kitchen facilities, DVD, stereo and flat screen TVs. There's a 15m (45ft) outdoor swimming pool, spa pool, BBQ, grassed play area, guest laundry and drying room for skis. Best of all, it's a short walk into the centre of town.