Sydney is also one of the 10 Beta
global cities (along with San Francisco, Toronto and Zurich) exerting
significant regional, national, and international influence and
notable for its climate, sandy beaches, culture, world class hotels
and renowned landmarks.
Sydney has an oceanic climate with warm summers
and cool winters, with rainfall spread throughout the year. The
weather is moderated by proximity to the ocean.
Sydney has Australia’s largest airfreight base and is a
major airline hub. However its sea freight cargo handling is poor.