Climate

Sydney has a humid subtropical climate with warmer summers, cool winters and even rainfall throughout the year. That said, the sunshine is well spread throughout the year and many times there are more blue-sky days in winter than in summer. Given the strong and warm summer sun, this can be considered a blessing by many of its citizens, especially for those who enjoy making use of the abundant beach playgrounds!

Summer
December – February

During the summer, Sydney is known to have mid-day summer storms, averaging approximately 12 days per month. This can be quite refreshing as the temperatures can range from 19.0° to 27.0° and another two degrees warmer further out west.

Autumn
March – May

Autumn, from March till May, stays predominantly the same(19.0° – 24.0°) making it feel like you’re living in summer for almost half of the year!

Winter
June – August

Sydney’s weather cools off come winter and the temperatures drop off quite nicely. Though it still rains, the majority of the winter is dry with temperatures ranging from 8.0° to 17.0°.

Spring
September – November

September till November, Sydney is quite cool but days are slowly starting to get warmer and much longer. This is the driest season and the average temperature creeps from 17.0° to a nice and comfortable 21.0°.

Suburbs

Inner city living

  • Newtown; Singles, Students, Professionals, Families
  • Marrickville; Singles, Professionals, Families, Students
  • Balmain; Singles, Professionals, Executives

Eastern suburbs

  • Bondi; Singles, Professionals, Executives, Travelers, Gay/lesbian
  • Coogee; Singles, Professionals, Executives, Families, Travelers
  • Surry Hills; Singles, Professionals, Gay/lesbian
  • Paddington; Singles, Professionals, Families, Executives

Southern suburbs

  • Cronulla; Professionals, Executives, Families
  • Kangaroo Point; Professionals, Executives, Families

Northern suburbs

  • Manly; Singles, Professionals, Families, Gay/lesbian, Students, Travelers
  • Crow’s Nest; Singles, Professionals
  • Chatswood; Professionals, Families
  • Ryde; Professionals, Families, students (located close to Macquarie uni)

Western suburbs

  • Parramatta; Professionals, Families
  • Penrith; Professionals, Families
  • Blacktown; Professionals, Families

Top 10 Things to see and do

01.

Go on a feeding frenzy in Surry Hills.

02.

Get some exercise!

Take in the coast on the Bondi Beach to Coogee Coastal Walk.

03.

Explore The Royal Botanical Gardens.

04.

Grab a drink at the Sydney Opera House and watch the sunset.

05.

Discover a Convicts Past at The Rocks in Sydney.

06.

Visit the beach and The Corso in Manly.

07.

Get in touch with your inner child at Luna Park.

08.

Visit the world famous Taronga Zoo.

Meet the giraffes, zebra, hippopotamuses and penguins.

09.

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge for the best city view.

10.

Camp on Cockatoo Island.

Rental Costs

According to recent statistics released by www.realestate.com.au the median rental property prices for Sydney are as follows:

Inner City:

House – $700+ per week
Unit – $500 – $600+ per week

Suburbs:

House – $500+ per week
Unit – $400+ per week

Check out https://www.realestate.com.au/neighbourhoods/ to research rental prices in various suburbs.

The Best Beaches

  • Bondi Beach – 25 minutes from Sydney CBD
  • Bronte Beach – 25 minutes from Sydney CBD
  • Fresh Water Beach – 35 minutes from Sydney CBD
  • Shelly Beach – 35 minutes from Sydney CBD
  • Palm Beach – 1 hour, 15 minutes from Sydney CBD

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