Average weather in 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 daytime temperature lies around 18.0°C (64.4°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Sydney with 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 often be raining. 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. With a water temperature of around 16.0°C (60.8°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 48 °F
Max Temperature 64 °F
Water Temperature 60 °F
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 4 in
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 242

Where to stay in Sydney

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

Weather Forecasts for Sydney (New South Wales)

MON Dec 06
69°F | 63°F

Patchy rain possible

TUE Dec 07
80°F | 63°F

Patchy rain possible

WED Dec 08
68°F | 63°F

Moderate rain

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