Weather in North Island, New Zealand in August

So you're interested in going to North Island, New Zealand in August

August is a very cold and rainy time for sunbathing in North Island, and not recommended. August is too cold for swimming in North Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting North Island in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in North Island in August

The average maximum temperature in North Island in August is 14°. The average maximum temperature is 13° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average temperature in North Island in August is 10°. The average temperature ranges is 10° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in North Island in August is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in North Island in August

The average day light hours per day in North Island in August are 10.7 and there are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in North Island in August is typically 3.6 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 North Island in August

The average sea water temperature in North Island in August is 14° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in North Island in August

The average total rainfall in North Island in August is 1.4cm and on average there are 16.1 rainy days in August making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in North Island in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in North Island in August is 10° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in North Island in August is typically 84.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 86% in the previous month and 84.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in North Island in August is typically 73.8%. The average relative humidity is 75.3% in the previous month and 72.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in North Island in August

The average maximum wind speed in North Island in August is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in North Island in August is typically 13kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

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

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