Dunedin Weather in August

What's the weather like in Dunedin (Otago) in August 2022?

The climate in Dunedin during August can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

August is in the winter in Dunedin and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

Dunedin weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 10.2°C 50.4°F
Nightly temperature 4°C 39.2°F
Average temperature 7.1°C 44.8°F
Daily sunshine 4 hrs
Avg rainfall 53 mm 2.1 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 8.6°C 47.6°F
Humidity 81%
Windspeed 17.3kph 11 mph

On average August is the 2nd driest month of the year in Dunedin with around 53mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Dunedin

Dunedin average temperature in August

August rainfall

Dunedin average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Dunedin average rain in August

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Dunedin in August 2022.

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Dunedin weather stats

Dunedin weather statistics
Hottest month: January 17.7°C 63.9°F
Driest month: September 42mm 1.7ins
Sunniest month: February 5.9hrs
Coldest month: July 9°C 48.2°F
Wettest month: January 68mm 2.7ins
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