Average Humidity for August in New Zealand

August averages for the relative humidity at cities and towns around New Zealand are listed below.

You can jump to a separate table for places on the North Island and South Island.

All the numbers here are long-term historical averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold. These humidity readings are for 9:00 am local time.

North Island

Average humidity in August
Place %
Auckland 86
Gisborne 79
Hamilton 88
Kaitaia 88
Masterton 90
Napier 76
New Plymouth 84
Palmerston North 85
Rotorua 86
Taupo 85
Tauranga 82
Wanganui 82
Wellington 85
Whangarei 86

South Island

August relative humidity averages
Place %
Alexandra 85
Blenheim 81
Christchurch 88
Dunedin 78
Hokitika 84
Invercargill 86
Kaikoura 71
Lake Tekapo 81
Manapouri - Te Anau 91
Milford Sound 93
Mt Cook, Hermitage 80
Nelson 87
Queenstown 81
Timaru 84
Westport 85

NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research). Climate Data and Activities.

New Zealand Humidity
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