Average weather in August in Melbourne (Victoria), Australia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Melbourne in August is 6.2°C (43.16°F). The amount of rain in August is normal with an average of 41mm (1.6in). It rains on average a total of 13 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 16.0°C (60.8°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 166 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Plan on bringing some warm cloths, but also take a few t-shirts just in case it gets warmer. With a water temperature of around 13.0°C (55.4°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 6 °C
Max Temperature 16 °C
Water Temperature 13 °C
Chance of Rain 43%
Precipitation 41mm
Rainy Days 13
Sunshine Hours 166

 

Where to stay in Melbourne

Where to go in Australia in August

Find out more about the weather in Australia in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Barbeque
6/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Melbourne (Victoria)

WED   Sep 28
12°C | 10°C
SW 23 kmph
4.6 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU   Sep 29
13°C | 9°C
SSW 23 kmph
1.9 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

FRI   Sep 30
16°C | 8°C
SE 26 kmph
0.3 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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