Sydney monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

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

Sydney average temperature chart (Celsius) Sydney average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Sydney (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 25.9 26 25 22.9 19.9 17.3 16.9 17.9 20.1 22.1 23.6 25.4
°F 78.7 78.8 76.9 73.1 67.9 63.2 62.4 64.3 68.2 71.8 74.4 77.7

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.

Sydney monthly rainfall chart (mm) Sydney monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Sydney (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 124 142 153 118 108 151 77 96 62 91 102 86
inches 4.9 5.6 6 4.7 4.3 5.9 3 3.8 2.4 3.6 4 3.4
Rainy days 12 12 13 11 11 11 8 10 10 11 12 10

Average daily sunshine

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

Sydney average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Sydney
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 7.7 7.4 7 6.9 6.3 6.3 7.1 7.8 7.9 7.9 8.2 8.3

Day / night temperatures

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

Sydney average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Sydney average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Sydney (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 18.9 19.1 17.7 14.8 11.5 9.1 7.7 8.7 10.9 13.7 15.7 17.8
Max °C 26.1 26.2 25.2 23.1 20.2 17.6 17.1 18.2 20.4 22.3 23.8 25.6
Min °F 66 66.3 63.8 58.6 52.6 48.3 45.9 47.6 51.5 56.7 60.2 64
Max °F 72.5 72.7 70.5 66 60.4 55.9 54.3 56.1 60.1 64.4 67.5 71.1

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Sydney average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Sydney average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Sydney in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 23.8 24.2 23.9 23.1 21.6 20 18.9 18.8 19 19.7 20.7 22.4
°F 74.8 75.5 75.1 73.6 70.9 68 66.1 65.8 66.3 67.4 69.3 72.3

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Sydney average winspeed by month (km/h) Sydney average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Sydney (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 15 14 13 12 12 13 14 15 16 16 16 16
mph 9 9 8 8 7 8 9 9 10 10 10 10

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.

Sydney relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Sydney
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
66% 67% 67% 65% 66% 66% 60% 58% 55% 57% 61% 61%
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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
Warmest sea: February 24.2°C 75.6°F
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