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The weather guide for New South Wales (Sydney) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Sydney?

The best time to go to Sydney is October, November and December based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Sydney26
    Jan
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Sydney26
    Feb
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Sydney25
    Mar
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Sydney23
    Apr
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Sydney20
    May
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Sydney18
    Jun
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Sydney17
    Jul
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Sydney18
    Aug
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Sydney20
    Sep
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Sydney22
    Oct
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Sydney24
    Nov
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Sydney26
    Dec

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More about Sydney

Which is the hottest month in Sydney?

The hottest time of year in Sydney is normally February. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 26°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Sydney?

In terms of rainfall, March is usually the wettest month in Sydney with 153mm on average. There are normally 13 days in March with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Sydney?

The sunniest time of year in Sydney is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 67% of daylight hours; that's 7 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Sydney?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Sydney in February when the water temperature reaches 23°C.

What is the flight time to New South Wales from the UK?

The flight time to New South Wales from the UK is typically 22 hours.

What is the time difference between New South Wales and the UK?

The time difference between New South Wales and the UK is GMT+9.5 to GMT+10.5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in New South Wales?

The main language spoken in New South Wales is English.

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What is the currency in New South Wales?

The currency in New South Wales is the Australian Dollar (AUD).

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Which plugs are used in New South Wales?

New South Wales uses electrical plug type I (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in New South Wales?

They drive on the left side of the road in New South Wales.

Do you need a visa for New South Wales?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter New South Wales.

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Compare Sydney weather with the USA

Below the Sydney weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and the USA (Washington).

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