Australia weather in August 2021

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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Australia in August. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.

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The August weather guide for Australia shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

How hot is it in Australia in August?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 18°C in Sydney, Australia in August, falling to 9°C at night.

How sunny is it in Australia in August?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Sydney, Australia in August - that's 67% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Australia in August?

The average sea temperature around Sydney, Australia in August is 17°C.

Does it rain in Australia in August?

There are usually 10 days with some rain in Sydney, Australia in August and the average monthly rainfall is 96mm.

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Australia sunrise & sunset times for August 2021

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Australia in August 2021. Select a month to view Australia sunrise & sunset times for the next 12 months. The Australia sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Sydney.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st August 2021 06:48 17:16
Monday, 16th August 2021 06:33 17:26
Tuesday, 31st August 2021 06:15 17:36
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