Tauranga
New Zealand
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Tauranga, New Zealand

The last month of the winter, August, is also a moderate month in Tauranga, New Zealand, with average temperature varying between 15°C (59°F) and 6.4°C (43.5°F).

Temperature

In Tauranga, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still moderate 15°C (59°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 6.4°C (43.5°F).

Humidity

In Tauranga, New Zealand, the average relative humidity is 81.9%.

Rainfall

In Tauranga, New Zealand, during August, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 112.3mm (4.4") of precipitation. In Tauranga, during the entire year, the rain falls for 110.6 days and collects up to 1180.9mm (46.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the coldest seawater in Tauranga, with an average sea temperature of 15.2°C (59.4°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.2°C (59.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Tauranga, the average length of the day is 10.7h.

Sunshine

In Tauranga, the average sunshine is 5.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Tauranga?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Tauranga, New Zealand, is 15°C (59°F), while the average low-temperature is 6.4°C (43.5°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Tauranga?

In Tauranga, New Zealand, the average relative humidity in August is 81.9%.

How many days does it rain in August in Tauranga?

In Tauranga, New Zealand, during August, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 112.3mm (4.4") of precipitation.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Tauranga?

The month with the coldest seawater in Tauranga is August, with an average sea temperature of 15.2°C (59.4°F). For most, swimming in 15.2°C (59.4°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

What is the sea temperature in August in Tauranga?

In Tauranga, New Zealand, the average seawater temperature in August is 15.2°C (59.4°F). Swimming in 15.2°C (59.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Tauranga have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Tauranga is 10.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Tauranga?

The average sunshine in August in Tauranga, New Zealand, is 5.6h.

How high is the UV index in August in Tauranga?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Tauranga is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in August: 15°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and February (24°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (14.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 6.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (15.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (5.9°C).

Average humidity in August - Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in August: 81.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (85.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73.4%).

Average rainfall in August - Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in August: 112.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (127.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (75.3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (6.4 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Average sea temperature in August: 15.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (21.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (15.2°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Average daylight in August: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5.6h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 8.4h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average UV index in August - Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in August: 3

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 2).