Average August Rainfall for Australian Cities





The tables below list monthly averages for rainfall during August at large cities across Australia.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets a year and for the normal amount of precipitation. The calculation of days only includes the days when rain totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches).

The month's precipitation measurements are long-term historical averages of weather data collected during 1991 to 2020.

Average monthly precipitation in August
Days City Inches Milli­metres
12 Adelaide, South Australia 2.6 67
9 Albury, New South Wales 2.6 65
13 Ballarat, Victoria 2.6 67
8 Bendigo, Victoria 2.0 52
4 Brisbane, Queensland 1.4 35
14 Bunbury, Western Australia 4.6 118
3 Bundaberg, Queensland 1.3 33
5 Cairns, Queensland 1.0 27
6 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 1.9 48
5 Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2.7 68
0 Darwin, Northern Territory 0.0 1
9 Geelong, Victoria 1.5 38
4 Gold Coast, Queensland 2.2 55
6 Gosford, New South Wales 2.4 60
August averages for total rainfall
Days City Inches Milli­metres
10 Hobart, Tasmania 2.5 63
11 Launceston, Tasmania 3.3 84
3 Mackay, Queensland 1.2 30
5 Maitland, New South Wales 1.4 36
12 Mandurah, Western Australia 3.7 93
9 Melbourne, Victoria 1.5 39
5 Newcastle, New South Wales 1.9 49
13 Perth, Western Australia 4.8 122
2 Rockhampton, Queensland 1.1 29
6 Sydney, New South Wales 3.0 75
4 Toowoomba, Queensland 1.2 29
1 Townsville, Queensland 0.8 20
5 Wollongong, New South Wales 3.6 93
Reference

Australian Government. Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

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