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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
Saturday
Sunny
Sunny skies
16
°C
0
2
ese
0-20%
1015 mb
good
Sunday
OccLightRain
Light drizzle
11
°C
1.3
5
s
80-100%
999 mb
poor
Monday
Overcast
Overcast skies
13
°C
0.8
3
se
80-100%
997 mb
good
Tuesday
IsoRainSwrsDay
Light rain shower
11
°C
2.1
6
ssw
80-100%
1010 mb
good
Wednesday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
14
°C
0
5
n
40-60%
1013 mb
good
Thursday
ModRain
Moderate rain
11
°C
14.4
5
nnw
80-100%
997 mb
moderate
Friday
HeavyRain
Heavy rain
8
°C
18
16
wsw
80-100%
993 mb
moderate
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Last updated: 2022-08-13 13:15:38
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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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