Sydney has a comfortable, temperate climate with warm summers and mild winters.
Sydney has, on average, 7 hours of sunshine a day. Its temperature ranges from an average winter minimum of 9 and a maximum of 17 degrees Celsius, to a peak summer maximum average of 26 degrees. Sydney's rainfall averages 1213 millimetres a year, with an average of 11 wet days per month. More than 40 per cent of this rain falls between March and June. Annual rainfall in 2011 was 1369 millimetres.
For more information on weather conditions in Sydney, visit the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.
Average daily temperature range
Monthly rainfall, sunny days and sunshine
|January||100mm||20 days/mth||7 hrs/day|
|February||111mm||20 days/mth||7 hrs/day|
|March||122mm||19 days/mth||7 hrs/day|
|April||106mm||20 days/mth||7 hrs/day|
|May||98mm||20 days/mth||6 hrs/day|
|June||123mm||20 days/mth||6 hrs/day|
|July||69mm||22 days/mth||7 hrs/day|
|August||81mm||21 days/mth||8 hrs/day|
|September||62mm||21 days/mth||8 hrs/day|
|October||73mm||20 days/mth||8 hrs/day|
|November||82mm||20 days/mth||8 hrs/day|
|December||75mm||20 days/mth||8 hrs/day|
Last updated: Tuesday, 4 December 2012