Geography and Time Zone
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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.
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.