Queenstown Weather in August

What's the weather like in Queenstown (Otago) in August 2024?

The climate in Queenstown during August can be summarized as cool and a little damp.

August is in the winter in Queenstown and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 8°C (46°F), whilst at night -1°C (30°F) is normal.

Queenstown weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 7.6°C 45.7°F
Nightly temperature -1°C 30.2°F
Average temperature 3.3°C 37.9°F
Daily sunshine 3.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 85 mm 3.4 ins
Rainy days 10 days
Sea temperature 10.5°C 50.8°F
Humidity 81%
Windspeed 9.4kph 6 mph

On average August is the 3rd driest month of the year in Queenstown with around 85mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.8 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Queenstown

Queenstown average temperature in August

August rainfall

Queenstown average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Queenstown 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 Queenstown in August 2024.

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Queenstown weather stats

Queenstown weather statistics
Hottest month: January 19.5°C 67.1°F
Driest month: February 67mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: February 7.2hrs
Coldest month: July 5.3°C 41.5°F
Wettest month: October 114mm 4.5ins
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