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Visiting Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand in August

August has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Waiheke Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (56°F). August is too cold for swimming in Waiheke Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Waiheke Island in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

In August, the weather remains cool and wet, making swimming and sunbathing less appealing. Snorkeling and diving can still be enjoyed on calmer days, while surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing remain possible for experienced individuals, depending on the wind and wave conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Waiheke Island in August?

No, August is not a good time for sunbathing in Waiheke Island.

August has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Waiheke Island in August?

No, August is too cold for swimming in Waiheke Island for any length of time, with the sea water at 13°C (56°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Waiheke Island?

No, August is not a good time for a holiday in Waiheke Island.

August has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Waiheke Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (56°F). August is too cold for swimming in Waiheke Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Waiheke Island warm in August?

No, Waiheke Island is a little too chilly for sunbathing in August.

The average maximum temperature in Waiheke Island in August is 15°C (59°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (58°) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Waiheke Island in August is 12°C (53°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Waiheke Island in August?

The average day light hours per day in Waiheke Island in August are 10.7. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about August sunshine.

Crowds in Waiheke Island in August

As winter begins to transition into spring, the beaches on Waiheke Island remain relatively quiet in August. The weather is still cool and often rainy, so beach visits are not as popular as during the warmer months. There are no public holidays or major events in August, so the beaches are generally peaceful.

Temperature in Waiheke Island in August

The average maximum temperature in Waiheke Island in August is 15°C (59°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (58°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Waiheke Island in August is 12°C (53°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Waiheke Island in August is 9°C (48°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 10°C (50°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Waiheke Island in August

During August the average day light hours are 10.7 per day in Waiheke Island. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Waiheke Island in August is typically 3.5 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Waiheke Island in August

The average sea water temperature in Waiheke Island in August is 13.4°C (56.1°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Humidity in Waiheke Island in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Waiheke Island in August is 11°C (51°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Waiheke Island in August is typically 95.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.3% in the previous month and 94.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Waiheke Island in August is typically 83.6%. The average relative humidity is 85.5% in the previous month and 81.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Waiheke Island in August

The average maximum wind speed in Waiheke Island in August is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 31KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Waiheke Island in August is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Waiheke Island in August is from the West.

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