Queenstown Climate and Weather

Queenstown has an Alpine climate and is a destination for all seasons. Winter is a magical time of snow-capped mountains and blue skies that will delight winter sports enthusiasts. Spring, officially starting on September 1, brings a meltdown, with temperatures ranging between 46ºF (8ºC) and 59ºF (15ºC), and with some beautiful, fresh days and cool evenings, punctuated by spring showers. At the end of November high summer sets in with long warm days averaging around 80ºF (26ºC). The season is ideal for outdoor fun in the sun. Autumn arrives in March and is blessed with occasional hot spots and balmy evenings as the leaves begin to turn.