Australia precipitation in August

In Australia in August precipitation ranges from almost none in Kununurra with 0.2mm (0 inches) of rainfall to heavy in Strahan with 264mm (10 inches) of rainfall. August is a winter month in Australia.

Where and how much does it rain in Australia in August?

Find the average total precipitation in August for the most popular destinations in Australia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3") precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5") to 160mm (6.3"). Moderate: 30mm (1.2") to 90mm (3.5". Low: 5mm (0.2") to 30mm (1.2").

  • How much rainfall does Australia receive in August?
  • The August weather in Melbourne usually sees a balance of rain and sunshine, with typical rainfall measurements reaching about 59mm (2.3 inches).

  • What is the wettest city in August in Australia?
  • Our data indicates that Strahan holds the record for the most average rainfall with 264mm (10 inches).

  • What is the driest city in August in Australia?
  • The driest place is Kununurra with an average precipitation of 0.2mm (0 inches) according to our data.

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