Average Weather August in Sydney (New South Wales), Australia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Sydney in August is 9.0°C (48.2°F). The amount of rain in August is high with an average of 91mm (3.6in). The average maximum temperature lies around 18.0°C (64.4°F). With a water temperature of around 16.0°C (60.8°F), this is not the best month to swim. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Sydney. It has 242 hours of sun.

So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Sydney should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

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For other monthly weather averages and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Min Temperature 9.0 °C
Max Temperature 18.0 °C
Water Temperature 16.0 °C
Chance of Rain 36.7%
Precipitation 91.0mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 242

What To Do

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

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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