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What is the climate like in Sydney?

The climate of Sydney has an average yearly temperature of 24°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 19°C and rise to 28°C.

Annually, about 1254 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Sydney.

The best time to visit Sydney is May and July until November. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Sydney.

Temperature 19 to 28°C
Rain 1254 mm
The climate of Sydney

Climate table Sydney

The climate table for Sydney shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 28 28 26 24 22 19 19 19 22 24 25 27
Nighttime temperature (°C) 20 20 19 16 13 10 10 10 12 15 17 19
Rainfall (mm) 146 147 172 129 88 93 89 69 58 69 57 137
UV Index 8 8 7 6 5 4 5 6 7 8 8 8
Best month No No No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No

Temperature by month in Sydney

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Sydney, Australia

Temperature by month in Sydney, Australia

Rainfall by month in Sydney

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Sydney, Australia.

Rainfall by month in Sydney, Australia

UV index by month in Sydney

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Sydney, Australia.

UV index by month in Sydney, Australia

Yearly temperature in Sydney

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Sydney, Australia, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Sydney, Australia

Yearly total rainfall in Sydney

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Sydney, Australia.

Rainfall per year in Sydney, Australia

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Average weather in Sydney by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Sydney and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Sydney, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.