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Melbourne weather in February (Victoria, Australia)

Planning a trip to Melbourne in February? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In Melbourne the weather in February is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. February is a summer month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 26°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 15°C.

Melbourne in February usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 53 mm for the month. Typically around 9 days of rainfall is expected.

With around 227 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. January, February, March, April, October, November and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, May, June, July, August and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Melbourne climate page with graphs.

 

Melbourne, monthly averages in February

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 15°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 26°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 17°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 29%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 53 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 9 days  
HumidityHumidity 45%  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 227 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 61%  

Where to go in Australia in February

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. With a water temperature of around 17°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.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

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