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Melbourne Climate

Melbourne Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
25.9 25.8 23.9 20.3 16.7 14.1 13.5 15.0 17.3 19.7 22.0 24.2 19.8
Mean Min (°C)
14.3 14.6 13.3 10.8 8.7 6.9 6.0 6.7 8.0 9.6 11.2 13.0 10.2
Mean Rain (mm)
47.2 48.1 50.3 57.5 56.0 49.7 47.6 50.2 58.2 66.3 60.5 59.2 650.8
Median Rain (mm)
36.8 32.1 38.6 49.5 54.7 42.6 44.4 49.2 52.5 66.4 53.0 51.5 641.3
Mean Rain Days
8.2 7.4 9.4 11.7 14.6 15.4 16.1 16.1 14.8 14.1 11.7 10.4 149.1

Melbourne Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.6 46.4 41.7 34.9 28.7 22.4 23.3 26.5 31.4 36.9 40.9 43.7 46.4
Low Max (°C)
14.6 14.7 12.0 8.9 8.3 5.3 4.4 6.7 8.3 9.0 11.0 10.4 4.4
High Min (°C)
28.8 30.5 26.5 23.0 18.0 16.1 14.3 16.2 20.5 24.1 26.2 26.6 30.5
Low Min (°C)
5.5 4.5 2.8 1.5 -1.1 -2.2 -2.8 -2.1 -0.5 0.1 2.5 4.4 -2.8
High Rain (mm)
108.0 113.4 90.2 80.0 51.2 48.6 74.4 54.4 58.7 61.4 72.6 99.6 113.4

Melbourne Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.0 30.2 28.9 24.1 19.6 17.7 15.9 17.7 19.7 23.3 27.1 27.7 21.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
22.4 22.4 20.1 17.1 14.6 11.6 11.2 13.3 13.5 15.5 19.2 20.7 18.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
17.8 18.6 16.8 14.5 12.6 9.8 8.6 9.2 10.7 12.2 15.9 15.9 12.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
11.7 11.3 10.1 8.5 6.3 3.3 3.8 4.0 5.6 7.5 8.1 10.2 8.4
High Rain (mm)
176.0 238.2 190.7 195.0 142.5 116.8 178.4 110.8 201.6 193.3 206.1 197.4 967.5
Low Rain (mm)
0.3 0.5 3.7 0.0 3.8 8.0 9.4 12.4 12.0 7.5 6.5 1.7 332.3

Melbourne Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Melbourne Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.7 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.3
≥ 35.0°C
3.6 2.7 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 2.0 9.8
≥ 30.0°C
7.8 7.0 5.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 3.1 5.8 29.8
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.9 3.0 1.7 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 7.5
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3

Melbourne 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
34.0 33.4 30.5 25.3 20.1 16.4 15.7 17.8 21.2 25.1 28.4 31.6 26.7
Low Max
19.8 20.1 18.7 16.1 13.7 11.7 11.2 12.2 13.5 15.0 16.7 18.5 13.7
High Min
17.5 17.8 16.6 13.9 11.7 10.0 8.9 9.5 11.0 12.7 14.2 15.9 14.7
Low Min
11.1 11.3 9.8 7.4 5.4 3.6 2.7 3.7 4.9 6.3 8.0 9.9 5.7

Melbourne Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
159 159 159 159 160 160 160 160 160 160 160 160 159.6
Earliest Entry
1856 1856 1856 1856 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855
Latest Entry
2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2015
Years of Maxima
159 159 159 159 160 160 160 160 160 160 160 160 159.6
Earliest Entry
1856 1856 1856 1856 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855
Latest Entry
2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2015
Years of Rainfall
159 159 159 160 160 160 160 160 160 159 159 160 159.3
Earliest Entry
1856 1856 1856 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855 1855
Latest Entry
2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2015

Station Details

MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE
Melbourne, Victoria
37.8075°S 144.9700°E 31m AMSL
Commenced 1908 / Closed 2015
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13:04 EDT

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