Average weather in January in Melbourne (Victoria), Australia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Melbourne in January is 14.3°C (57.74°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 40mm (1.6in). It rains on average a total of 8 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 27.0°C (80.6°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Melbourne with 276 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Melbourne might want to wear dresses, tops, T-shirts and skirts made of cotton or linen. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day. With a water temperature of around 17.0°C (62.6°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 14 °C
Max Temperature 27 °C
Water Temperature 17 °C
Chance of Rain 27%
Precipitation 40mm
Rainy Days 8
Sunshine Hours 276

 

Where to stay in Melbourne

Where to go in Australia in January

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 January.

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

Weather Forecasts for Melbourne (Victoria)

WED   Nov 30
18°C | 10°C
S 19 kmph
THU   Dec 01
18°C | 12°C
S 25 kmph
0.4 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

FRI   Dec 02
21°C | 9°C
S 17 kmph

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