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Average weather August in Rotorua (Bay of Plenty), New Zealand

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Rotorua in August is 6.0°C (42.8°F). The amount of rain in August is high with an average of 126mm (5.0in). The average maximum temperature lies around 14.0°C (57.2°F). With a water temperature of around 14.0°C (57.2°F), this is not the best month to swim. You will see the sun sometimes in this month, it has 159 hours of sun.

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

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Rotorua? Find out where to stay here.

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

Monthly averages

°C
Min Temperature 6.0°C
Max Temperature 14.0°C
Water Temperature 14.0°C
Chance of Rain 50.0%
Precipitation 126mm
Rainy Days 15
Windspeed 14.4kmph
Sunshine Hours 159
Percentage Sunshine 50%

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.
Swimming
5/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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