Climate in Melbourne (Victoria), Australia

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Melbourne, Australia.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Melbourne (Victoria)

TUE Apr 13
19°C | 9°C

Partly cloudy

WED Apr 14
19°C | 14°C

Patchy rain possible

THU Apr 15
18°C | 12°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Melbourne in Australia

Melbourne city is a spectacular combination of old and new architecture, elegant streetscapes, ethnic communities and lavish parks and gardens. High season for holidays in Melbourne are dictated more by events than the weather, so it is wise to check what's on and book accommodation early. Weather-wise it is best not to travel to Melbourne in winter, when it is grey and a bit cold. The best season to holiday in Melbourne is autumn (March to May).

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of March, April, October, November and December you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The warmest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 27°C (80°F).

  • The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 14°C (58°F).
  • May is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • June is the driest month.
  • January is the most sunny month.
No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.