Sydney Weather Forecast
Seasons and Year Round Forecast
Sydney is beautiful in the spring. The temperature averages from 13C at night to 22C during the day. The weather is nippy but agreeable and sunny. The weather is usually the driest in the spring that extends from September 2 through November 30. The rainfall ranges from 65mm in September to 116mm in November.
Autumn is also clear and sunny and starts on March 1 through May 31. The average temperature ranges between 22C in March through 16 C in May. Rainfall amounts go from 164 mm in March through 101mm in May.
Winter in Sydney is colder with west winds. Winter begins June 1 and goes through August 31. The average temperature for these months is 14C. Rainfall average is 140mm in June and 99mm in August.
Summer is the most enjoyable season with beach weather. Summer commences November 1 and ends February 28 or 29. The temperatures are from 20C to 23C. The average rainfall for Sydney in the summer is 116 mm in November, 85mm in December and 131mm in January.
The temperature of the east coast of Australia is controlled by the East Australian Current, which carries warmer water from the Coral Sea down the coast and is usually stronger in summer. The water temperatures in Sidney are usually close to 22C. The water for swimming is usually ideal between Christmas in December until April. Before Christmas, the air temperature is comfortable but the water is chillier. .
Australia has recurring drought. Winter may be cold but has clear skies. Summer is sometimes humid. The suburbs on the coast and beaches on occasion receive more rain than the land further in. During the summer, the rain arrives as a thunderstorm during a hot day.
Visitors will find Sidney to be enjoyable in all seasons, but many find the spring or summer to be idea for going to the beach. Swimming is still possible in the fall and winter for other activities like trekking in the bush.