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
25.7 78 26.4 80 26.3 79
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
17.5 64 18.8 66 19 66
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
74 94 113
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
25.2 77 22.9 73 20 68
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
17.5 64 14.1 57 10.9 52
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
115 106 101
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
17.6 64 17 63 18.3 65
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
8.6 47 7.1 45 8.1 47
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
120 69 77
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
20.5 69 22.5 73 24 75
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
10.3 51 13.1 56 15.3 60
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
61 72 81
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
24.2 76 25.9 79 25.8 78
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
12.9 55 14.3 58 14.6 58
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
59 48 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
13.2 56 10.8 51 8.6 47
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
50 58 56
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
14 57 13.4 56 15 59
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
6.9 44 6 43 6.7 44
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
49 48 50
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
20.5 69 22.5 73 24 75
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
10.3 51 13.1 56 15.3 60
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
61 72 81
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
28.6 83 29.1 84 28.9 84
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
19.8 68 20.9 70 20.8 69
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
126 158 172
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
28.1 83 26.3 79 23.5 74
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
19.5 67 16.9 62 13.8 57
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
139 90 99
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
21.2 70 20.6 69 21.7 71
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
10.9 52 9.5 49 10 50
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
71 63 43
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
23.8 75 25.6 78 27.3 81
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
12.5 55 15.6 60 18 64
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
35 94 97
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
28.9 84 31.6 89 31.9 89
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
14.8 59 16.9 62 17.5 64
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
10 9 15
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
28.1 83 25.5 78 21.7 71
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
19.5 67 12.9 55 10.4 51
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
139 41 100
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
18.9 66 17.9 64 18.4 65
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
9 48 8 46 8 46
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
162 159 117
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
20.1 68 22.6 73 25.8 78
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
8.9 48 10.2 50 12.7 55
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
71 45 26
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
26.8 80 28.5 83 28.5 83
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
15.1 59 16.5 62 16.8 62
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
26 20 21
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
26 79 22.1 72 18.6 65
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
15.2 59 12.7 55 10.4 51
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
24 44 68
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
15.8 60 14.9 59 16.1 61
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
8.5 47 7.5 46 8 46
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
72 67 62
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
18.4 65 21.3 70 24.4 76
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
9.2 49 11.1 52 13.1 56
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
51 45 31
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 59 56
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 3.2 38
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
51 46 44
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
3.3 38 6.1 43 8.8 48
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
52 62 64
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
252 426 376
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
318 102 21
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
30.6 87 30.5 87 31.3 88
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
20 68 19.3 67 20.4 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 33.2 92 33.3 92
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
23.1 74 24.9 77 25.3 78
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
16 70 140
Avg rainy days

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
20.3 69 21.6 71 21.6 71
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
10.8 51 11.9 53 12 54
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
57 48 40
Avg rainy days

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
20.1 68 17.3 63 14.4 58
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
10.9 52 8.9 48 7 45
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
45 52 46
Avg rainy days

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
12 54 11.7 53 13 55
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
5.2 41 4.6 40 5.2 41
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
54 52 54
Avg rainy days

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
15.1 59 16.9 62 18.7 66
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
6.4 44 7.8 46 9.3 49
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
54 62 54
Avg rainy days

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