Average Weather during August in Palmerston North (Manawatu), New Zealand

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Palmerston North in August is 6.0°C (42.8°F). The amount of rain in August is high with an average of 106mm (4.2in). The average maximum temperature lies around 12.0°C (53.6°F). With a water temperature of around 11.0°C (51.8°F), this is not the best month to swim. You will see the sun occasionally during this month, it has 139 hours of sun.

So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Palmerston North should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining.

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For other monthly weather averages and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

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Min Temperature 6 °C
Max Temperature 12 °C
Water Temperature 11 °C
Chance of Rain 53%
Precipitation 106mm
Rainy Days 16
Sunshine Hours 139

What To Do

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