Average Weather during August in Canberra (Australian Capital Territory), Australia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Canberra in August is 1.0°C (33.8°F). The amount of rain in August is normal with an average of 51mm (2.0in). The average maximum temperature lies around 13.5°C (56.3°F). Bring a thick blanket because during the night it can cool down to temperatures below freezing. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a good period to visit Canberra. It has 202 hours of sun.

So what to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. It’s not quite the end of sweater weather, so don’t pack your knits away yet. But you could for example swap a turtleneck for a button down shirt in this month.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 1 °C
Max Temperature 13 °C
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 51mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 202

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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