Alice Springs weather in August (Northern Territory, Australia)

Curious about the August weather in Alice Springs? This guide provides all the details you need.

In Alice Springs the weather in August is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and almost no rainfall. August falls within the winter season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 24°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 7°C.

Alice Springs in August usually receives almost no rainfall, averaging around 4.5 mm (show in inches) for the month. It's the month with the least rainfall. Whether you're keen on hiking, outdoor festivals, or just enjoying a walk in the park, this month provides a reliably dry backdrop for all your plans. Typically around 4 days of rainfall is expected.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 312 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, August is a prime time to visit Alice Springs. April, May, June, July, August, September and October typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Alice Springs climate page with graphs.


Alice Springs, monthly averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 7.3°C  
Max Temperature 24.3°C  
Chance of Rain 13%  
Precipitation 4.5 mm  
Rainy days 4 days  
Humidity 30%  
Windspeed 4 km/h  
Sunshine 312 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 89%  

Where to go in Australia in August

Find out more about the weather in Australia in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Alice Springs in August?

For visitors traveling to Alice Springs, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

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