Canberra
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Canberra, Australia

View of Kings
View of Kings' Avenue in Canberra, Australia, with a far view of the Australian/American Memorial site
August, the last month of the winter, in Canberra, is a mild month, with average temperature ranging between max 13°C (55.4°F) and min 1°C (33.8°F).

Temperature

In Canberra, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a mild 13°C (55.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Canberra, Australia, is 1°C (33.8°F).

Rainfall

In Canberra, Australia, during August, the rain falls for 11.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 46.2mm (1.8") of precipitation. In Canberra, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106.2 days and collects up to 616.6mm (24.3") of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Canberra is 10.8h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In Canberra, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 3 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Canberra?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Canberra, Australia, is 13°C (55.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 1°C (33.8°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Canberra?

In Canberra, Australia, during August, the rain falls for 11.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 46.2mm (1.8") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Canberra have in August?

The average length of the day in August is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Canberra?

In Canberra, the average sunshine in August is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Canberra?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Canberra, Australia, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Canberra, Australia
  • Average high temperature in August: 13°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (11.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (13.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (-0.1°C).

Average rainfall in August - Canberra, Australia
  • Average rainfall in August: 46.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (64.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (40.4mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Canberra, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (6.7 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Canberra, Australia
  • Average daylight in August: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in August - Canberra, Australia
  • Average UV index in August: 3

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 2).