Melbourne weather in March (Victoria, Australia)
Looking to travel to Melbourne in March? 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 March is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. March is a summer month. Daytime temperatures hover around 24°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 13°C.
Melbourne in March usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 40 mm (show in inches) for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 10 days of rain are anticipated.
The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 226 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.
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 March
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So, what should you wear in Melbourne in March?For visitors traveling to Melbourne, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. 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 in March.
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