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Peel Forest weather in August (Canterbury, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Peel Forest in August? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In August, Peel Forest typically experiences low temperatures and moderate rainfall. August is a winter month. Daytime temperatures hover around 11°C, while nights can cool down to about 1°C.

Peel Forest in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 88 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 11 days of rain are anticipated.

The area enjoys a balanced 153 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures January, February, March and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While June and July tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Peel Forest, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 1°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 11°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 36%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 88 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 11 days  
HumidityHumidity 84% *  
SunshineSunshine 153 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Timaru, New Zealand (53 KM, 33 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in August

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand in August and which places have the best weather 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 Peel Forest in August?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
6/10

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