Canberra Weather in August

What's the weather like in Canberra (Australian Capital Territory) in August 2022?

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

August is in the winter in Canberra and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

Canberra weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 12.5°C 54.5°F
Nightly temperature 1.1°C 34°F
Average temperature 6.8°C 44.2°F
Daily sunshine 6.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 64 mm 2.5 ins
Rainy days 11 days
Sea temperature 16.9°C 62.5°F
Humidity 66%
Windspeed 13kph 8 mph

On average August is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Canberra with around 64mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Canberra

Canberra average temperature in August

August rainfall

Canberra average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Canberra 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 Canberra in August 2022.

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Canberra weather stats

Canberra weather statistics
Hottest month: January 27.4°C 81.3°F
Driest month: June 50mm 2ins
Sunniest month: January 10hrs
Coldest month: July 10.6°C 51.1°F
Wettest month: October 76mm 3ins
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