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Melbourne weather in October (Victoria, Australia)

Planning a trip to Melbourne in October? This guide provides all the details you need.

In Melbourne the weather in October is generally perfect, characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 20°C, while nights can cool down to about 9°C.

Melbourne in October usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 66 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 12 days.

With around 230 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, October is a prime time to visit Melbourne. January, February, March, April, October, November and December typically offer 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 October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 9°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 14°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 40%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 66 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 48%  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 230 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 56%  

Where to go in Australia in October

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?

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 14°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.

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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