Noumea weather in August (New Caledonia)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in August. The average maximum daytime temperature in Noumea in August lies at 21.8°C (71.24°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 18.6°C (65.48°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during August is moderate with an average of 72mm (2.8 inches). There are generally around 13 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 203 hours of sunshine during the entire month. August is known as one of the best months to visit Noumea.


Noumea, monthly averages in August

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Min Temperature 18 °C  
Max Temperature 21 °C  
Water Temperature 22 °C *  
Chance of Rain 44%  
Precipitation 71mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 74% *  
Sunshine 203 hrs *  

Where to stay in Noumea

Where to go in New Caledonia in August

Find out more about the weather in New Caledonia in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 22.0°C (71.6°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

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