Temperatures in Australia in August

Australia in August has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from cold in Mount Buller with 2°C (36°F) to very warm temperatures in Weipa with 33°C (91°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 19°C (66°F) in Weipa and -2°C (28°F) in Mount Buller. August is a winter month in Australia.

What is the temperature for the different cities in Australia in August

Find the average daytime temperatures 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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On this map very warm means daytime maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold means lower than 2ºC (36ºF).

  • What is the warmest city in August in Australia?
  • Weipa tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F) and minimum nighttime temperature around 19°C (66°F).

  • What is the coldest city in August in Australia?
  • The coldest city in August in Australia is Mount Buller when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 2°C (36°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -2°C (28°F).

  • How much sun does Australia get in August?
  • August is generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 166 hours of sunshine in Melbourne during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in August?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 25°C (77°F) in Darwin this month, an ideal temperature for swimming and cooling off.

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