Weather in Australia

Plan ahead with this information on weather and rainfall in Australia’s capital cities. Weather in Australia
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Weather in Australia


 

WHAT IS THE WEATHER LIKE IN AUSTRALIA?

Australia's climate varies greatly throughout the eight states and territories; there are four seasons across most of the country and a wet and dry season in the tropical north.   

Australia's seasons are at opposite times to those in the northern hemisphere. December to February is summer; March to May is autumn; June to August is winter; and September to November is spring. 

Plan ahead with this information on weather and rainfall in Australia’s capital cities.

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
25.2 77 25.9 79 25.8 78
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
17.5 64 18.7 66 18.8 66
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
78 101 118
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
25.8 78 22.4 72 19.5 67
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
17.6 64 14.7 58 1.6 35
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
130 127 120
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
17 63 16.3 61 17.8 64
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
9.3 49 8.1 47 9 48
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
132 97 81
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
20 68 22.1 72 23.6 74
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
11.1 52 13.6 56 25.6 78
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
68 77 84
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
24.2 76 25.9 79 25.8 78
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
13 55 14.3 58 14.6 58
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
59 47 48
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
23.9 75 20.3 69 16.7 62
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
13.3 56 10.8 51 8.7 48
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
50 56 56
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
14.1 57 13.5 56 15 59
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
6.9 44 6 43 6.7 44
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
50 48 50
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
17.3 63 19.7 67 22 72
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
8 46 9.6 49 11.2 52
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
58 66 61
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
29.4 85 30.2 86 29.9 86
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
20.4 69 21.4 71 21.3 70
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
142 144 141
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
28.9 84 27.1 81 24.4 76
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
19.9 68 17.3 63 13.5 56
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
106 66 59
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
21.9 71 21.9 71 23.2 74
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
11.7 53 10.1 50 10.6 51
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
58 25 25
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
25.7 78 27.1 81 28 82
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
13.7 57 16.3 61 18.7 66
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
29 73 107
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
29.1 84 31.1 88 31.7 89
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
16.3 61 18.1 65 18.3 65
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
10 15 8
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
29.7 85 25.9 79 22.4 72
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
16.6 62 13.8 57 10.6 51
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
21 36 91
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
19.3 67 18.4 65 19.1 66
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
8.5 47 7.6 46 8.3 47
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
128 147 123
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
20.3 69 23.3 74 26.5 80
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
9.6 49 11.4 53 14.3 58
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
90 40 24
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
27.1 81 29.4 85 29.4 85
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
15.6 60 17.2 63 17.3 63
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
24 19 16
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
26.4 80 22.7 73 19 66
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
15.3 60 12.5 55 10.3 51
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
27 40 61
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
16.1 61 15.3 60 16.7 62
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
8.2 47 7.5 46 8.2 47
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
81 78 69
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
19.1 66 22 72 25.3 78
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
9.8 50 11.5 53 14 57
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
59 42 30
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
26.1 79 28 82 27.1 81
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
11.4 53 13.2 56 13.1 56
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
54 56 57
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
24.5 76 20 68 15.6 60
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
10.7 51 6.7 44 32 90
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
51 46 45
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
12.3 54 11.4 53 13 55
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
1 34 -0.1 32 1 34
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
40 41 46
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
16.2 61 19.4 67 22.7 73
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
3.2 38 6.1 43 8.8 48
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
52 62 65
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
32.6 91 31.8 89 31.4 89
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
25.3 78 24.8 77 24.7 76
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
249 426 375
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
31.9 89 32.7 91 32 90
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
24.5 76 24 75 22.1 72
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
319 102 21
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
30.6 87 30.6 87 31.4 89
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
19.9 68 19.3 67 20.3 69
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
2 1 5
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
32.6 91 33.3 92 33.3 92
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
23 73 24.9 77 25.3 78
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
15 70 142
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
20.4 69 21.7 71 21.6 71
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
10.8 51 11.9 53 12 54
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
56 45 41
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
20.2 68 17.3 63 14.5 58
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
10.9 52 9 48 7 45
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
45 53 45
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
12 54 11.8 53 13.1 56
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
5.2 41 4.6 40 5.2 41
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
53 53 54
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
15.1 59 17 63 18.7 66
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
6.4 44 7.8 46 9.3 49
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
53 62 53
Avg rainy days