23 OctLocal Time: 21:20 AEDT UK Time: 11:20 BST
- Sunrise 06:04
- Sunset 19:14
- Moonrise 05:32
- Moonset 18:36
|Temp feels like:||68°F (20°C)|
|Length of Day:||14h 22m|
|Dew Point:||64°F (18°C)|
|Pressure:||30.09 " (1019 hpa)|
|Visiblity:||6 miles (10 km)|
Average for October: 64°F (18°C)
Weather Overview for Sydney
Rainfall can happen year round, although winter and spring are slightly dryer than summer and autumn. Rain usually falls in sudden but short storms which are often localised meaning one part of the city is dry while another is very wet.
The seasonal tendencies described here reflect the yearly averages, but climate is complex and weather can vary year to year and minute to minute.Remember that
Summer (December to February):
In general summers in
Average daily highs during summer are a very agreeable 26°C, while night-time temperatures don’t fall below the high teens. This is the time to hit the beach and bask in the glorious weather for which Australia has become famous. Summer days in
Storms with heavy rainfall are not infrequent. They are mostly brief, however, and the sun soon shines again. These storms are what account for most of the 130mm average rainfall you get in January in February.
Sydney Harbour bridge, Australia.
Autumn (March to May):
Autumn enjoys pleasant temperatures. March is only slightly cooler than the peak summer months, while April and May still enjoy average daily highs in the low 20s. Although day time temperatures are very agreeable, evenings do start to get a little cool and May can see night time temperatures falling towards 10°C.Autumn is on average the wettest time of the year. As with the rest of the year, heavy storms account for most of the rainfall and there can again be long periods without any rain.
Winter (June to August):
Winters can generally be said to be mild and fairly dry. Sunny winter days can in fact be very pleasant and warm enough even for the beach. The water temperature does not fall below 19°C so you could even go for a swim.Average daily highs are at their lowest in July, but even then are at 17°C, and temperatures touching 20°C on a good winter’s day are not uncommon. Night time temperatures can become quite chilly, averaging 8°C in July. Last year’s lowest recorded temperature in the centre of
Winter is the driest time of year in
Spring (September to November):
Spring is a time of great weather. It is relatively dry and temperatures quickly increase. Daytime highs rise into the 20s for the entire season. The nights quickly warm too and by mid-Spring temperatures usually remain above the mid-teens all the time.The slightly cooler temperatures compared with summer time make it good for getting about in the city especially if you want to cram in a lot of sightseeing. Sunshine levels reach their annual high of 8 hours per day in October.Rainfall is not too high, and again mostly accounted for by brief but heavy storms.
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