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Franz Josef weather in August (West Coast, New Zealand)

Planning a trip to Franz Josef in August? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In August, Franz Josef generally has low temperatures and heavy rainfall. August falls within the winter season. Daytime temperatures hover around 8°C, while nights can cool down to about 1°C.

Precipitation

Franz Josef in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 271 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 15 days of rain.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures generally stand out with the best circumstances. While tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Franz Josef climate page with graphs.

 

Franz Josef, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 1°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 8°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 51%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 271 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  

Where to go in New Zealand in August

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

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

Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Barbeque
1/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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