A typical August from my records; 

  • An average temperature of 7.5C
    • Maximum temperature expected about 20C.
    • Minimum temperature expected about -3C.
    • Six Air frosts (temperature 0C or below) are expected.
    • Eight days fail to reach 10C.
    • Seven days are expected to reach or exceed 15C
    • One day is expected to reach or exceed 20C.
  • Wind run would be around 4200km with the windiest day expected to have a wind run of 330km.
    • Maximum wind gust would be in the region of 53km/h.
  • There would be rain on 12 days with the monthly total of around 73mm.

Rain totals for the month and year along with temperature and wind comparisons can be found here.

August Daily Observations
TemperatureWindRainfallBarometer
DateMinMaxMeanMean
(Km/h)
Gust
(Km/h)
Run (km)Prevailing Dir10 Minute Max (mm)Total (mm)Min (hPa)Max (hPa)Change (hPa)
1 2.5 12.9 7.9 0.7 11 15 East Nth East 0 0 1006.3 1012.6 +6.3
Overcast and cool with light breezes.
2 2.1 11.8 7.3 3.7 23 82 East Nth East 0.5 0.5 1008.1 1012.7 -4.6
Overcast with a few showers from midday, light NE winds.
3 3.2 12.3 7.0 4.8 20 109 South Sth West 0 0 1009.5 1019.0 +9.5
Morning cloud breaking to a mostly sunny afternoon with a cool southerly wind.
4 5.9 12.6 8.4 3.4 20 75 South Sth West 0 0 1018.6 1021.0 -2.4
Low cloud and damp in the morning. Cloud breaking in the afternoon, southerly breezes turning NE from late afternoon.
5 5.1 12.0 8.4 2.7 19 62 East Nth East 0.5 0.5 1015.6 1019.8 -4.2
Cloudy but a few sunny intervals around midday, light NE winds turning southerly in the evening with showers.
6 7.1 9.6 8.0 5.9 22 134 South West 0.5 2.0 1012.2 1015.7 -3.5
Low cloud and mist with light showers, cool southerly winds.
7 7.6 12.5 9.7 8.0 33 182 East Nth East 0 0 1002.5 1012.9 -10.4
Morning mist clearing but mostly cloudy with some sunny intervals around midday, NE winds easing in the afternoon.
8 6.3 15.0 10.5 3.6 18 81 East Nth East 0.5 1.0 999.1 1005.8 +6.7
Cloudy with a period of afternoon rain, light NE winds turning southerly from late afternoon.
9 3.0 17.5 9.2 2.7 20 61 East Nth East 0.5 0.5 1005.5 1014.3 +8.8
Showers clearing by dawn. Clear sunny and mild in the afternoon, high cloud increasing later in the afternoon.
10 2.7 13.1 8.0 4.0 23 90 South Sth West 0 0 1014.4 1027.8 +13.4
Morning cloud breaking to sunny day with light southerly winds.
11 0.4 12.1 6.6 6.3 29 146 East Nth East 0 0 1023.6 1027.9 -4.3
Morning frost, clear and sunny with cool NE winds.
12 8.4 12.0 9.7 14.0 37 320 East Nth East 0 0 1008.8 1023.4 -14.6
Morning cloud breaking to a reasonably sunny afternoon, cool fresh NE wind.
13 5.9 15.9 9.9 4.5 27 102 East Nth East 0 0 995.6 1008.6 -13.0
Variable high cloud,sunny intervals.NE winds easing in the afternoon.
14 4.8 10.9 8.4 5.3 21 121 South West 0 0 990.5 995.6 -5.1
Sunny for the first half of the morning, low cloud and fog from mid morning then remaining overcast with light showers in the evening.
15 6.5 14.7 9.3 5.7 29 131 South West 0 0 994.5 1002.6 +8.1
Morning cloud breaking to a sunny day with southerly winds turning NE later in the afternoon.
16 6.8 18.8 11.2 6.4 40 146 East Nth East 0 0 990.5 999.3 -8.8
Morning cloud breaking to a mostly sunny afternoon with mild nor'west winds.
17 4.6 13.8 8.2 6.8 37 155 South Sth West 0.5 3.5 992.9 1005.0 +12.1
Mostly cloudy with south to SW winds, rain in the evening.
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