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New Zealand temperatures in August

August in New Zealand has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from low in Mount Cook Village with 3°C to moderate temperatures in Mangonui with 17°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 10°C in Mangonui and -4°C in Mount Cook Village.

What is the temperature of the different cities in New Zealand in August?

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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30°C. Warm: 22°C to 30°C. Pleasant: 18°C to 22°C Moderate: 12°C to 18°C. Cold: 2°C to 12°C. Very cold: lower than 2°C

  • What is the warmest city in August in New Zealand?
  • Based on our systematic data collection, Mangonui has been identified as the city with the highest average temperatures. The daytime temperature usually hovers around 17°C, while at night is goes down to an approximate temperature of 10°C."

  • What is the coldest city in August in New Zealand?
  • The coldest city in August in New Zealand is Mount Cook Village when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 3°C and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -4°C.

  • How much sun does New Zealand get in August?
  • Auckland enjoys a balanced 147 hours of sunlight. This makes it neither too overcast nor too sunny.

  • What is the water's temperature in August?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 16°C in Paihia this month, so not the best month to swim.

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