August weather forecast
Queenstown, New Zealand

Weather in August

August, the last month of the winter in Queenstown, is another cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -1.8°C (28.8°F) and an average high of 5.3°C (41.5°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still cold 5.3°C (41.5°F). In Queenstown, in August, the average low-temperature is -1.8°C (28.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 89%.

Rainfall

In Queenstown, during August, the rain falls for 12.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 38mm (1.5") of precipitation. In Queenstown, New Zealand, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181.7 days and collects up to 617mm (24.29") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are March through November. In Queenstown, in August, snow falls for 2.4 days, with typically accumulated 45mm (1.77") of snow. In Queenstown, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.1 days and aggregates up to 223mm (8.78") of snow.

Daylight

In Queenstown, the average length of the day in August is 10h and 17min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:02 am and sunset at 5:40 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 6:15 pm NZST.

Sunshine

In Queenstown, the average sunshine in August is 6.6h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Queenstown, New Zealand, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Queenstown?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Queenstown, New Zealand, is 5.3°C (41.5°F), while the average low-temperature is -1.8°C (28.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Queenstown?

The average relative humidity in August in Queenstown is 89%.

How many days does it rain in August in Queenstown?

In Queenstown, New Zealand, in August, during 12.3 rainfall days, 38mm (1.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in August in Queenstown?

In Queenstown, New Zealand, in August, during 2.4 snowfall days, 45mm (1.77") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in August in Queenstown?

In August, the average day length in Queenstown is 10h and 17min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Queenstown?

On the first day of August in Queenstown, New Zealand, sunrise is at 8:02 am and sunset at 5:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 6:15 pm NZST.

How long on average sun shines in August in Queenstown?

In Queenstown, the average sunshine duration in August is 6.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Queenstown?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Queenstown, New Zealand, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average temperature in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in August: 5.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (17°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (3.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: -1.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (6.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (-2.4°C).

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Average pressure in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average pressure in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average pressure in August: 1011.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (1016.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1010.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average wind speed in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and August (8.4km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average humidity in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in August: 89%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (90%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and December (76%).

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Average rainfall in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average rainfall in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in August: 38mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (71mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (29mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average rainfall days in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (10.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average snowfall in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average snowfall in August: 45mm

The month with the highest snowfall is July (51mm).
The months with the least snowfall are January, February and December (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average snowfall days in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average snowfall days in August: 2.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is July (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are January and February (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average daylight in August: 10h and 17min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 15h and 33min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average sunshine days in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (16.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (8.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average UV index in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in August: 2

The months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are May and July (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average cloud cover in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average cloud cover in August: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in August
Queenstown, New Zealand

Average visibility in August - Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Average visibility in August: 7km

The months with the highest visibility are January and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are June, July and August (7km).

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