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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Sydney in January is 19.5°C (67.1°F). The amount of rain in January is high with an average of 116mm (4.6in). Be prepared January is also the hottest month. The average maximum temperature lies around 26.0°C (78.8°F). With a water temperature of around 21.0°C (69.8°F), this is a great 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 233 hours of sun.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Sydney should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Also bring your shorts and or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Sydney? Find out where to stay here.

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

Monthly Averages

Min Temperature 19.5 °C
Max Temperature 26.0 °C
Water Temperature 21.0 °C
Chance of Rain 43.3%
Precipitation 116.0mm
Rainy Days 13
Sunshine Hours 233

What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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