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Stratford weather in August (Taranaki, New Zealand)

Curious about the August weather in Stratford? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In August, Stratford generally has moderate temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 14°C, while night temperatures can drop to 6°C.

Stratford in August usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 138 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 19 days.

The city usually sees around 165 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm January, February and March typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, July tends to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Stratford, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 6°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 14°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 62%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 138 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 19 days  
HumidityHumidity 84% *  
SunshineSunshine 165 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 49% *  
* Data from: New Plymouth, New Zealand (36 KM, 22 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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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 Stratford 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
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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