Melbourne weather in August (Victoria, Australia)
Curious about the August weather in Melbourne? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.
In August, Melbourne generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. August falls within the winter season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 15°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 7°C.
Melbourne in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 59 mm (show in inches) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 10 days of the month will see rainfall.
The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 166 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.
If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Melbourne. January, February, March, April, October, November and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Melbourne climate page with graphs.
Melbourne, monthly averages in August
Where to go in Australia in AugustFind out more about the weather in Australia in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Melbourne in August?Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. With a water temperature of around 13°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.
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