Sydney - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Sydney, New South Wales Australia. For instance: When was the last time Sydney got colder than 5 °C? How chilly did Sydney get in 2018 or a century ago?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Sydney and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means the lowest temperature also occurred on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records were observed at Sydney's Observatory Hill Park and go back to 1859 with a few years missing data. The lowest temperature measured during that time was 2 degrees Celsius (36 Fahrenheit) on June 22, 1932; July 12, 1890 and July 8, 1861.

Lowest Sydney temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
43 August 26, 2020 + 6
43 June 20, 2019 6
40 July 16, 2018 4
42 July 02, 2017 6
42 June 30, 2016 6
41 August 05, 2015 5
42 August 03, 2014 6
45 August 09, 2013 7
42 September 01, 2012 6
42 July 08, 2011 6
40 June 30, 2010 4
Lowest temperature recorded at Sydney each year
Min °F Date Min °C
43 August 09, 2009 6
42 August 19, 2008 6
39 July 17, 2007 4
42 July 09, 2006 + 6
41 August 13, 2005 5
43 July 18, 2004 6
41 July 28, 2003 5
40 July 12, 2002 4
42 July 07, 2001 6
42 June 04, 2000 6
43 August 02, 1999 6
41 July 17, 1998 5
42 July 18, 1997 6
41 August 09, 1996 5
40 July 21, 1995 4
41 August 09, 1994 5
43 June 26, 1993 6
41 July 27, 1992 5
42 July 27, 1991 6
41 June 30, 1990 5
41 July 22, 1989 5
45 August 25, 1988 + 7
41 July 14, 1987 5
38 July 27, 1986 3
41 June 24, 1985 5
42 July 04, 1984 + 6
40 July 22, 1983 4
39 July 22, 1982 4
40 July 11, 1981 4
42 July 11, 1980 6
42 June 30, 1979 6
38 July 16, 1978 3
40 June 14, 1977 4
42 August 14, 1976 6
41 July 06, 1975 5
38 August 06, 1974 3
43 June 05, 1973 6
42 June 12, 1972 6
40 July 29, 1971 4
37 July 16, 1970 3
42 June 29, 1969 6
37 July 26, 1968 3
41 August 15, 1967 5
40 July 17, 1966 4
40 July 18, 1965 4
39 August 12, 1964 4
41 June 22, 1963 5
41 July 14, 1962 5
41 August 04, 1961 5
40 August 09, 1960 4
41 June 15, 1959 5
40 July 14, 1958 4
40 July 22, 1957 4
40 July 15, 1956 4
40 July 09, 1955 4
40 June 13, 1954 4
40 August 14, 1953 4
40 July 01, 1952 4
41 July 21, 1951 5
41 July 09, 1950 5
39 June 27, 1949 + 4
38 July 01, 1948 3
39 August 02, 1947 4
41 August 20, 1946 5
40 July 08, 1945 4
1944
1943
39 July 06, 1942 4
40 August 10, 1941 4
40 July 19, 1940 4
40 July 25, 1939 4
37 August 04, 1938 3
40 July 10, 1937 4
1936
1935
40 July 14, 1934 4
37 June 26, 1933 3
36 June 22, 1932 2
38 July 15, 1931 3
41 June 08, 1930 5
37 July 18, 1929 3
41 July 31, 1928 5
39 August 18, 1927 4
42 July 17, 1926 6
40 August 06, 1925 4
40 June 20, 1924 4
41 July 22, 1923 5
39 July 01, 1922 4
40 August 06, 1921 4
38 June 05, 1920 3
38 July 16, 1919 3
37 July 11, 1918 3
41 August 02, 1917 + 5
42 August 07, 1916 + 6
1915
1914
41 August 15, 1913 5
42 July 21, 1912 6
39 June 24, 1911 4
42 July 19, 1910 6
39 July 18, 1909 4
38 July 02, 1908 3
1907
38 July 19, 1906 3
1905
40 June 30, 1904 4
1903
40 August 01, 1902 4
38 June 16, 1901 3
39 July 17, 1900 4
39 August 09, 1899 4
40 July 21, 1898 + 4
41 July 18, 1897 5
40 July 02, 1896 4
37 July 09, 1895 3
40 July 12, 1894 + 4
39 July 04, 1893 4
39 July 22, 1892 4
40 July 25, 1891 4
36 July 12, 1890 2
42 July 14, 1889 6
39 August 06, 1888 4
41 July 09, 1887 5
42 June 26, 1886 6
41 June 30, 1885 5
1884
1883
39 July 30, 1882 + 4
40 June 28, 1881 4
39 July 07, 1880 4
41 July 05, 1879 5
39 June 17, 1878 4
42 June 29, 1877 6
39 July 31, 1876 4
40 July 17, 1875 4
37 July 17, 1874 3
38 July 11, 1873 3
37 August 03, 1872 3
39 July 08, 1871 4
1870
1869
41 July 14, 1868 5
1867
38 July 22, 1866 3
1865
1864
39 August 08, 1863 4
37 August 05, 1862 + 3
36 July 08, 1861 2
38 July 17, 1860 3
37 July 12, 1859 3
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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