Summer 2008 Weather History in Sydney Australia

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This report shows the past weather for Sydney, providing a weather history for the summer of 2008. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the Sydney temperature history for the summer of 2008. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.

Sydney Temperature History in the Summer of 2008

Temperature history in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°F110°F110°FSpringFall
The daily range of reported temperatures (gray bars) and 24-hour highs (red ticks) and lows (blue ticks), placed over the daily average high (faint red line) and low (faint blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Hourly Temperature in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Hourly Temperature in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFallcoolwarmcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The hourly reported temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
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Cloud Cover in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Cloud Cover in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
no significant cloudno cloud detectedceiling and visibility ok
The hourly reported cloud coverage, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Observed Weather in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Observed Weather in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall
foghazedrizzlelight rainmoderate rainheavy rainfreezing rainsleetsnow grainslight snowmoderate snowheavy snowhailthunderstorm
The hourly observed weather, color coded by category (in order of severity). If multiple reports are present, the most severe code is shown.
DayObservationsPrecipitationCodes
Mon, Dec 1 Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC05, IWC15, IWC16
Tue, Dec 2 HazeIWC05
Wed, Dec 3 HazeIWC05
Thu, Dec 4 HazeIWC05
Fri, Dec 5 Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC25, IWC80, IWC51, IWC50, IWC05, IWC16
Sat, Dec 6 HazeIWC05
Sun, Dec 7 Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC25, IWC80, IWC51, IWC05, IWC15, IWC16
Mon, Dec 8 Thunderstorm with Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC95, IWC80, IWC51, IWC05, IWC16, IWC15
Tue, Dec 9 HazeIWC05
Wed, Dec 10 Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC81, IWC80, IWC53, IWC51, IWC50, IWC05, IWC16
Thu, Dec 11 Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC25, IWC80, IWC53, IWC51, IWC16
Fri, Dec 12 Intermittent Rain, Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC62, IWC63, IWC60, IWC61, IWC51, IWC16
Sat, Dec 13 Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC80, IWC16
Wed, Dec 17 HazeIWC05
Thu, Dec 18 Showers of Light Rain, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC80, IWC05, IWC16
Sat, Dec 20 Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC25, IWC80, IWC16, IWC15
Tue, Dec 23 Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC60, IWC61, IWC80, IWC05, IWC14, IWC16
Wed, Dec 24 Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC05, IWC16
Fri, Dec 26 HazeIWC05
Sat, Dec 27 Thunderstorm with Light Rain, Thunderstorm with Rain, Showers of Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Haze, Distant FogIWC91, IWC95, IWC81, IWC61, IWC80, IWC05, IWC40
Sun, Dec 28 Precipitation in the VicinityIWC16
Mon, Dec 29 Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, HazeIWC80, IWC51, IWC05
Tue, Dec 30 Showers of Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light DrizzleIWC81, IWC25, IWC61, IWC80, IWC51
Thu, Jan 1 Haze, SmokeIWC05, IWC04
Fri, Jan 2 Drizzle/Snow Grains, Light Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC20, IWC51, IWC05, IWC16
Tue, Jan 6 HazeIWC05
Wed, Jan 7 Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC80, IWC51, IWC05, IWC16, IWC15
Thu, Jan 8 Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle/Snow Grains, Light Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC80, IWC20, IWC51, IWC05, IWC15, IWC16
Fri, Jan 9 HazeIWC05
Sat, Jan 10 Precipitation in the VicinityIWC16
Sun, Jan 11 Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC60, IWC61, IWC80, IWC15, IWC16
Mon, Jan 12 Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent Drizzle, HazeIWC80, IWC53, IWC51, IWC50, IWC05
Tue, Jan 13 Drizzle/Snow Grains, HazeIWC20, IWC05
Wed, Jan 14 HazeIWC05
Thu, Jan 15 Thunderstorm, Thunderstorm with Rain, Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Dust/Sand, Haze, Smoke, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC17, IWC95, IWC81, IWC80, IWC51, IWC07, IWC05, IWC04, IWC16
Fri, Jan 16 Light Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC51, IWC05, IWC16, IWC15
Sat, Jan 17 Drizzle/Snow Grains, Light Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC20, IWC51, IWC05, IWC16, IWC15
Tue, Jan 20 HazeIWC05
Wed, Jan 21 Thunderstorm, Thunderstorm with Rain, Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC17, IWC95, IWC81, IWC80, IWC05, IWC15, IWC16
Thu, Jan 22 Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC05, IWC15
Fri, Jan 23 Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC05, IWC15
Sat, Jan 24 Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC05, IWC15
Sun, Jan 25 HazeIWC05
Mon, Jan 26 Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Heavy Drizzle, Heavy Intermittent Drizzle, Intermittent Drizzle, Light Drizzle, HazeIWC80, IWC53, IWC55, IWC54, IWC52, IWC51, IWC05
Tue, Jan 27 Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC60, IWC61, IWC80, IWC53, IWC51, IWC16
Wed, Jan 28 HazeIWC05
Thu, Jan 29 HazeIWC05
Sat, Jan 31 HazeIWC05
Sun, Feb 1 HazeIWC05
Mon, Feb 2 Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC05, IWC16
Tue, Feb 3 Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC80, IWC51, IWC05, IWC16, IWC15
Wed, Feb 4 Drizzle/Snow Grains, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC20, IWC05, IWC16
Thu, Feb 5 HazeIWC05
Fri, Feb 6 Thunderstorm, HazeIWC17, IWC05
Sat, Feb 7 Haze, SmokeIWC05, IWC04
Sun, Feb 8 HazeIWC05
Mon, Feb 9 Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC51, IWC50, IWC05, IWC16
Tue, Feb 10 Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Drizzle, Drizzle/Snow Grains, Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent Drizzle, Mist, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC21, IWC60, IWC61, IWC53, IWC20, IWC51, IWC50, IWC10, IWC16
Wed, Feb 11 Rain, Showers of Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC21, IWC81, IWC61, IWC80, IWC51, IWC05, IWC16, IWC15
Thu, Feb 12 Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC60, IWC61, IWC80, IWC16
Fri, Feb 13 Showers of Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC25, IWC81, IWC61, IWC80, IWC15, IWC16
Sat, Feb 14 Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC63, IWC61, IWC80, IWC16, IWC15
Sun, Feb 15 Showers of Rain, Light Intermittent Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC81, IWC25, IWC60, IWC61, IWC80, IWC16, IWC15
Mon, Feb 16 Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC25, IWC80, IWC16
Tue, Feb 17 Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC25, IWC80, IWC16, IWC15
Wed, Feb 18 Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC63, IWC61, IWC80, IWC53, IWC51, IWC16
Thu, Feb 19 Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC05, IWC15, IWC16
Fri, Feb 20 Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC05, IWC16
Sat, Feb 21 Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Light Intermittent Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC81, IWC80, IWC53, IWC51, IWC50, IWC16, IWC15
Sun, Feb 22 Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC05, IWC16
Mon, Feb 23 Thunderstorm, HazeIWC17, IWC29, IWC05
Tue, Feb 24 HazeIWC05
Wed, Feb 25 Light Drizzle, HazeIWC51, IWC05
Thu, Feb 26 Drizzle/Snow Grains, Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC20, IWC51, IWC16
Fri, Feb 27 Light Drizzle, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC51, IWC15
Sat, Feb 28 Light Rain, Haze, Precipitation in the VicinityIWC61, IWC05, IWC16

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hrSpringFallDec 2114 hr, 25 minDec 2114 hr, 25 mindaydaydaydaynightFeb 2812 hr, 51 minFeb 2812 hr, 51 min
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall5:37 AM5:37 AMDec 57:54 PMDec 57:54 PM5:52 AM5:52 AMJan 78:10 PMJan 78:10 PM6:41 AM6:41 AMFeb 287:33 PMFeb 287:33 PM5:40 AM5:40 AMDec 218:05 PMDec 218:05 PM
The solar day over the course of the Summer of 2008. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall0010202030304050506060700010102030304040506070
northeastsouthwest
Solar elevation and azimuth in the the summer of 2008. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFallNov 135:18 PMNov 135:18 PMNov 283:55 AMNov 283:55 AMDec 133:38 AMDec 133:38 AMDec 2711:23 PMDec 2711:23 PMJan 112:27 PMJan 112:27 PMJan 266:56 PMJan 266:56 PMFeb 101:50 AMFeb 101:50 AMFeb 2512:36 PMFeb 2512:36 PMMar 111:38 PMMar 111:38 PMMar 273:07 AMMar 273:07 AM7:46 PM7:46 PM5:53 AM5:53 AM5:26 AM5:26 AM8:32 PM8:32 PM7:46 PM7:46 PM5:33 AM5:33 AM4:59 AM4:59 AM8:08 PM8:08 PM8:23 PM8:23 PM6:45 AM6:45 AM5:43 AM5:43 AM8:02 PM8:02 PM7:35 PM7:35 PM6:44 AM6:44 AM6:31 AM6:31 AM7:30 PM7:30 PM7:07 PM7:07 PM7:45 AM7:45 AM
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Humidity Comfort Levels in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Humidity Comfort Levels in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The hourly reported humidity comfort level, categorized by dew point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Wind Speed in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Wind Speed in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb0 mph0 mph10 mph10 mph20 mph20 mph30 mph30 mph40 mph40 mph50 mph50 mph60 mph60 mphSpringFall
The daily range of reported wind speeds (gray bars), with maximum gust speeds (red ticks).

Hourly Wind Speed in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Hourly Wind Speed in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall
0 mph calm 1 mph light air 4 mph light breeze 8 mph gentle breeze 13 mph moderate breeze 18 mph fresh breeze 25 mph strong breeze 31 mph near gale 39 mph gale 47 mph strong gale 55 mph storm 64 mph violent storm 73 mph hurricane force
The hourly reported wind speed, color coded into bands according to the Beaufort scale. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Hourly Wind Direction in 2008 in Sydney

Hourly Wind Direction in 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb12 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMSpringFall
calmnortheastsouthwest
The hourly reported wind direction, color coded by compass point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Atmospheric Pressure in the Summer of 2008 in Sydney

Atmospheric Pressure in the Summer of 2008 in SydneyDecJanFeb29.0 inHg29.0 inHg29.2 inHg29.2 inHg29.4 inHg29.4 inHg29.6 inHg29.6 inHg29.8 inHg29.8 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.2 inHg30.2 inHg30.4 inHg30.4 inHgSpringFall
The daily range of atmospheric pressure (gray bars), as measured by the altimeter setting reported in e.g. a METAR report.

The details of the data sources used for this report can be found on the Sydney International Airport page.

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