Canberra monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Canberra

Canberra average temperature chart (Celsius) Canberra average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Canberra (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 27.4 27 24 19.5 14.7 11.6 10.6 12.2 15.2 18.8 22.2 25.5
°F 81.4 80.6 75.2 67.1 58.5 52.9 51.1 54 59.4 65.9 72 78

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Canberra monthly rainfall chart (mm) Canberra monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Canberra (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 62 51 61 56 58 50 62 64 67 76 62 54
inches 2.4 2 2.4 2.2 2.3 2 2.5 2.5 2.6 3 2.4 2.1
Rainy days 13 12 13 11 11 11 10 11 12 14 13 11

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Canberra

Canberra average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Canberra
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 10 9.3 8 7.1 5.7 5.4 6 6.8 7.6 8.7 9.3 9.8

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Canberra average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Canberra average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Canberra (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 13 13.1 10.7 6.6 3.2 0.8 -0.3 1.1 3.1 6.1 8.7 11.1
Max °C 27.8 27.4 24.4 19.8 15 11.9 10.9 12.5 15.5 19.2 22.6 25.9
Min °F 55.4 55.5 51.2 43.9 37.8 33.4 31.6 34 37.6 42.9 47.6 52
Max °F 68.7 68.4 63.5 55.8 48.4 43.3 41.5 44.2 48.7 54.7 60.1 65.3

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Canberra average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Canberra average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Canberra in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 22 22.7 22.3 21.4 19.9 18.4 17.2 16.9 17.2 17.9 19 20.5
°F 71.7 72.8 72.2 70.6 67.8 65.1 63 62.5 63 64.2 66.1 69

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Canberra average winspeed by month (km/h) Canberra average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Canberra (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 11 10 10 10 10 10 11 13 14 14 14 13
mph 7 6 6 6 6 7 7 8 9 9 9 8

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Canberra relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Canberra
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
49% 52% 54% 61% 69% 72% 71% 66% 60% 55% 52% 47%
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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
Warmest sea: February 22.7°C 72.9°F
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