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Sydney: January Weather Averages

image Temperature 73°F


image Low Temperature 66°F


image High Temperature 79°F


image Sunshine Hours 9 hrs
Chance of Sunny Day 19 %
image Rainfall 131mm
Rainfall days 12 days
Chance of Rain 43 %
Chance of Cloudy Day 25 %
image Sea Temperature 73°F


Chance of Windy Day 72 %

Averages for Sydney in January

It is summer time in Sydney and it attracts loads of tourists who want to enjoy the perfect weather.

Throughout this time, the weather is largely warm and sunny and consistently fine.

In January the average daytime temperature in Sydney are generally around 27°C (about 80°F) whereas the average minimum temperatures drop down to 19°C (about 67°F).

The chance of rain is high during January, causing a lot of humidity; you can expect to see rain for about 12 days of the month. The average monthly precipitation for January is about 131 mm.

On average, there will be 7 hours of sunshine per day in Sydney throughout January.

The average temperature of the sea in January is also at  very warm 24°C.

In January you can enjoy the New Years day on the 1st of January.

There is also a public holiday on the 3rd of January.

Sydney Festival is also hosted in January. The event showcases a variety music, dance, theatre and visual art performances. Most of the events are free and generally performed outdoors.

Sydney International Tennis Tournament is in mid January, with international tennis stars travelling to Sydney to take part.

 Great Ferry Boat Race (or Ferrython) is held on the 26th January (Australia Day). Decorated Ferries race from Harbour Bridge to Manly and back again.

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