Average Temperatures in the South Island in February
The South Island’s weather is diverse, and what to expect in February changes from place to place. However, overall you can expect relatively warm to hot temperatures throughout February. Average daytime highs for the entire South Island throughout the month are 22°C (71.5°F), with nightly lows around 11°C (52°F) and an overall average temperature of 15°C (59°F).
If you’re wondering what to expect from particular stops along your South Island trip, though, take a closer look here:
Queenstown: Queenstown and the Central Otago lakes region regularly has warm days throughout February, with daily highs of 22°C dropping to around 9°C at night, averaging 15°C across February.