Weather in Sydney, Australia in August

So you're interested in going to Sydney, Australia in August

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

Temperature in Sydney in August

The average maximum temperature in Sydney in August is 19°. The average maximum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Sydney in August is 14°. The average temperature ranges is 13° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sydney in August is 10°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Sydney in August

The average day light hours per day in Sydney in August are 10.9 and there are 8.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Sydney in August is typically 4.2 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 Sydney in August

The average sea water temperature in Sydney in August is 18.4° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Sydney in August

The average total rainfall in Sydney in August is 11.2cm and on average there are 10.4 rainy days in August making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sydney in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sydney in August is 10° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sydney in August is typically 82.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.2% in the previous month and 85.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sydney in August is typically 61.3%. The average relative humidity is 65.9% in the previous month and 61.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sydney in August

The average maximum wind speed in Sydney in August is typically 33kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 36kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sydney in August is typically 18kmh. The average wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sydney in August is from the West-Northwest.

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