Sydney monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

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

    Sydney average temperature chart
    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.

    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

    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 7.9 7.9 7.9 8.2 8.3
  • Day / night temperatures

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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 7.9hrs
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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