Weather in New South Wales, Australia in August

So you're interested in going to New South Wales, Australia in August

August is a slightly cold and dry time for sunbathing in New South Wales. August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in New South Wales for any length of time. Consider visiting New South Wales in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in New South Wales in August

The average maximum temperature in New South Wales in August is 18°. The average maximum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average temperature in New South Wales in August is 13°. The average temperature ranges is 13° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New South Wales in August is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

Sunshine in New South Wales in August

The average day light hours per day in New South Wales in August are 11 and there are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in New South Wales in August is typically 5.1 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in New South Wales in August

The average sea water temperature in New South Wales in August is 17.6° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in New South Wales in August

The average total rainfall in New South Wales in August is 10.8cm and on average there are 9.2 rainy days in August making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New South Wales in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New South Wales in August is 10° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New South Wales in August is typically 84%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.9% in the previous month and 84.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New South Wales in August is typically 64.3%. The average relative humidity is 67% in the previous month and 63.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New South Wales in August

The average maximum wind speed in New South Wales in August is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in New South Wales in August is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in New South Wales in August is from the West-Southwest.