Sydney Weather in August

What's the weather like in Sydney (New South Wales) in August 2022?

The climate in Sydney during August can be summarized as mild and a little damp.

August is in the winter in Sydney and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (65°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

Sydney weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 18.2°C 64.7°F
Nightly temperature 8.7°C 47.6°F
Average temperature 13.4°C 56.1°F
Daily sunshine 7.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 96 mm 3.8 ins
Rainy days 10 days
Sea temperature 18.8°C 65.8°F
Humidity 58%
Windspeed 14.8kph 9 mph

On average August is the 5th driest month of the year in Sydney with around 96mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Sydney

Sydney average temperature in August

August rainfall

Sydney average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Sydney 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 Sydney in August 2022.

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Sydney weather stats

Sydney weather statistics
Hottest month: February 26°C 78.8°F
Driest month: September 62mm 2.4ins
Sunniest month: August 7.8hrs
Coldest month: July 16.9°C 62.4°F
Wettest month: March 153mm 6ins
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