Climate of Sydney
Sydney has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Sydney is 22° degrees and there is about 495 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 162 days a year with an average humidity of 71% and an UV-index of 5.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 16°C and 27°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 10°C and 20°C
- Sea temperature: the sea temperature is between 20°C and 25°C
- Rain: it rains 163 days and there is a total of approximately 494 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3081 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 16°C and 27°C|
|Warmest month:||27°C in January|
|Coldest month:||16°C in July|
|Night temperature:||between 10°C and 20°C|
|Sea temperature:||between 20°C and 25°C|
|Dry days:||202 days|
|Days with rain:||163 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||494 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3081 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Sydney.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Sydney.
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Climate table of Sydney
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Sydney. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Sydney might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||27||26||25||22||20||17||16||18||21||23||24||26|
|Night temp. (°C)||20||20||19||16||13||11||10||10||12||14||17||18|
|Water temp. (°C)||25||25||25||25||23||21||21||20||20||21||22||24|
|Days with rain||16||15||18||15||11||14||11||10||10||14||14||15|
|Sun hours per day||9||8||8||8||8||6||8||9||9||9||10||10|
|Wind force (Bft)||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||3|
Best time to visit Sydney
The best time to visit Sydney in Australia is from January through May and August through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. The highest average temperature in Sydney is 27°C in January and the lowest is 16°C in July. The highest water temperature is 25°C and at its coldest the water is 20°C.
Climate of Sydney by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Sydney? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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