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Weather

Melbourne enjoys warm summers, glorious springs, mild autumns and crisp winters.

With its variable climate, Melbourne hots up December to February (summer), cools down March to May (autumn), chills out June to August (winter), and warms up again September to November (spring).

Melbourne's top temperatures are usually in January and February. Those months are often dry, with hot spells and cooling afternoon breezes off Port Phillip Bay. June and July are the coldest months, and October is the wettest.

Annual average rainfall for Melbourne is around 650mm − less wet than Sydney.

Visit the Australian Government's official Bureau of Meteorology website for monthly temperature and rainfall averages across Victoria.


Temp ( °F) Temp ( °C)

Rainfall


Average Daily

Average Daily

Average Monthly


Max

Min
Max
Min
in
mm

January

79

58
26
14
1.8
47
February
78
58
26
15
1.9
48
March
75
56
24
13
2.0
50
April
68
51
20
11
2.2
57
May
62
48
17
9
2.2
56
June
57
44
14
7
1.9
49
July
56
43
13
6
1.9
48
August
59
44
15
7
2.0
50
September
63
46
17
8
2.3
58
October
67
49
20
9
2.6
66
November
72
52
22
11
2.4
60
December
75
55
24
13
2.3
59

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