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New Zealand precipitation in August

In New Zealand in August precipitation ranges from moderate in Waitati with 48 mm of rainfall to heavy in Haast with 293 mm of rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in New Zealand in August?

Find the average total precipitation in August for the most popular destinations in New Zealand on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm precipitation. High: 90 mm to 160 mm. Moderate: 30 mm to 90 mm. Low: 5 mm to 30 mm.

  • How much rainfall does New Zealand receive in August?
  • In August, Auckland typically receives significant rainfall, averaging around 116 mm. Due to the frequent showers, the weather can shift unpredictably from one moment to the next.

  • What is the wettest city in August in New Zealand?
  • Our data indicates that Haast holds the record for the most average rainfall with 293 mm.

  • What is the driest city in August in New Zealand?
  • Based on our records, Waitati registers the lowest average precipitation, with only 48 mm.

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