24 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD Parramatta is an easily accessible and viable alternative to an over crowded and under-performing CBD. Parramatta enjoys seasonal temperatures; warm to hot during summer, cool in winter with substantial rainfall during and around these seasons promoting active lifestyles all year round. 

An infra red heat map illustrating cool, warm and hot temperatures in the Parramatta CBD represented by shading in green, blue yellow, orange, red and black.
City of Parramatta Skyline at Sunset

Geography and Time Zone

Home to a diverse talent pool with world-wide experience, Parramatta competes globally 24/7

The City of Parramatta is located about 24 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD. 

The City is bounded by:

  • Hills Shire and Hornsby Shire in the north
  • City of Ryde and the City of Canada Bay in the east
  • Strathfield Council area and the Cumberland Council area in the south
  • Blacktown City in the west

Parramatta’s standard time zone is 10 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+10). This is known as Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST). During the summer months, Parramatta follows daylight savings (AEDT), which is GMT+11.

Image of two cyclists enjoying a morning bike ride as they pass over a bridge into Parramatta Park

Parramatta's climate is warm and temperate

Parramatta experiences significant rainfall throughout the year.  

February is the hottest month with an average temperature of 23°C. The mean maximum temperature is around 28°C degrees while the mean minimum temperature is around 17°C. 

July is the coldest month with an average temperature of 11°C. The average mean maximum temperature is around 17°C while the mean low temperature is 6°C. The average rainfall per year is 962 mm.

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