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.
|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|
|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.
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.
|Hottest month:||January||27.4°C 81.3°F|
|Driest month:||June||50mm 2ins|
|Coldest month:||July||10.6°C 51.1°F|
|Wettest month:||October||76mm 3ins|