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Westport weather in August (West Coast, New Zealand)

What can you expect from the weather in Westport during August? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In August, Westport generally has moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 13°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 7°C.

Westport in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 232 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 18 days of rain are anticipated.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Westport. February typically offers the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Westport, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 7°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 13°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 58%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 232 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 18 days  

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 this month?

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.

Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Barbeque
4/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
5/10

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