How's summer in Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, located in the extreme southeast of Australia, is the capital of the state of Victoria and, with 4.25 million inhabitants, is the second largest city in Australia.

Climate in Melbourne

The climate in Melbourne is moderate. It is determined by Melbourne's location on the cool South Pacific - more precisely on the Bass Strait between the Australian continent and Tasmania - and the hot inland climate.

Thanks to this temperature gradient, the climate in Melbourne is especially in Very changeable in spring and shaped by storms, heavy rains and sudden drops in temperature. It is therefore also said that you can experience four seasons in one day in Melbourne.
The average maximum temperatures in the spring months fluctuate between 15 ° C and 19.7 ° C, the average minimum temperatures are between 6.7 ° C and 9.5 ° C.

in the southern summer, that is between December and February, is the weather relatively warm, sunny and dry. The average daytime temperatures are between 13.9 ° C and 25.2 ° C.
The winter are in Melbourne moderately cool with average temperatures between 7.2 ° C and 14.8 ° C. Compared to other Australian metropolises, it gets comparatively cold in Melbourne.

The southern summer months are relatively little precipitation, The number of monthly rainy days in summer is between five and six. This value increases steadily until the southern winter. The Month with the most rainy days is the August (about 10 rainy days on average). As the average temperatures suggest, snow is a rarity in Melbourne.

 

Weather in Melbourne

Weather in Melbourne: Temperatures and rainfall for Melbourne, Australia are taken from the yr.no website and provided by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. The forecasts are updated four times a day.

 

Best time to visit Melbourne

The best time to travel to Melbourne is between November and April, so in the southern summer until autumn. Warmest in January and February with up to 26 ° C. If hot winds flow from inland towards Melbourne, however, temperatures can also be significantly higher on individual days.

The number of monthly rainy days in summer is pleasantly low at five to six - it only increases again from April with an average of seven rainy days. Also the Water temperature is the most comfortable during these months with 16 to 18 ° C.

 

Climate table Melbourne

Climate in Melbourne

You can find more information about the climate in Melbourne here.