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Melbourne, Victoria Climate & Temperature

  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia is at 37°48'S, 144°58'E, 32 m (106 ft). See map.
  • Melbourne, Victoria has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Melbourne, Victoria is situated in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.5 degrees Celsius (59.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.65 °C (19.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Melbourne, Victoria Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 14.4°C (57.9°F) on average falling to 7°C (44.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 19.6°C (67.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 10.3°C (50.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 25.3°C (77.6°F) and average low temperatures are 14.8°C (58.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 20.6°C (69.1°F) during the day and lows of 11.8°C (53.2°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 638.8 mm (25.1 inches) which is equivalent to 638.8 Litres/m² (15.67 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2079 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Melbourne, Victoria you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Santa Cruz, Flores, Azores where you would find a Humid subtropical climate.

Melbourne, Victoria Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (57) 15 (59) 17 (63) 20 (67) 22 (71) 24 (75) 26 (79) 26 (79) 24 (75) 21 (69) 17 (63) 14 (58) 20 (68)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (50) 11 (52) 13 (55) 15 (59) 17 (62) 19 (66) 21 (69) 21 (69) 19 (66) 16 (61) 13 (56) 11 (51) 15 (60)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (44) 7 (45) 9 (48) 10 (51) 12 (54) 14 (57) 15 (59) 16 (60) 14 (57) 12 (53) 10 (49) 7 (45) 11 (52)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 49 (2) 57 (2) 53 (2) 65 (3) 57 (2) 58 (2) 47 (2) 46 (2) 44 (2) 53 (2) 68 (3) 43 (2) 639 (25)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 17 (55) 17 (55) 15 (50) 14 (45) 13 (43) 11 (35) 9 (29) 8 (28) 9 (29) 13 (43) 14 (45) 16 (53) 156 (43)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 3h 42' 4h 34' 5h 30' 5h 54' 6h 30' 7h 17' 8h 05' 7h 26' 6h 34' 5h 42' 3h 42' 3h 24' 5h 41'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 49' 10h 43' 11h 55' 13h 10' 14h 13' 14h 43' 14h 27' 13h 35' 12h 25' 11h 10' 10h 07' 9h 35' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 38 (62) 43 (57) 47 (53) 45 (55) 46 (54) 50 (50) 57 (43) 55 (45) 54 (46) 52 (48) 37 (63) 36 (64) 47 (53)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 31.7 40 51.4 62.6 71.8 75.6 72 62.7 52 40.4 32.1 28.8 51.8

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