Fairfax Media Network

Melton West Weather


37.68°S 144.56°E 126m AMSL

Melton Forecast

This morning 11°C
Today 28°C
mostly_sunny

Now

13.3°C steady
Updated at 01:00 EDT

Central for Saturday Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the east in the early morning. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower near the Otways in the early morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Currently at Melbourne Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.3°C steady
Dew Point 11.4°C falling
Feels Like 12.2°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
WNW 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1013.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Laverton 16.0°C
Essendon Ap 15.7°C
Avalon Ap 13.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Melton

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
12°C

6am

Mostly clear
12°C

9am

Mostly clear
19°C

12pm

Mostly clear
25°C

Central Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Melton 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Showers increasing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 28°C 28°C 36°C 37°C 28°C 27°C 29°C
Minimum 11°C 13°C 15°C 22°C 16°C 11°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 20% 60% 20% 5% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index
Pollen Index High High High Moderate High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
12
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h

 
Wind Direction SW 4km/h
SW
S 12km/h
S
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
NE 9km/h
NE
NNE 9km/h
NNE
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
NW 19km/h
NW
W 24km/h
W
WSW 10km/h
WSW
SSW 12km/h
SSW
SE 5km/h
SE
icon
 
Relative Humidity 66% 43% 73% 46% 59% 36% 43% 38% 56% 42% 60% 44% 62%
Dew Point 12°C 15°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 19°C 18°C 20°C 12°C 14°C 9°C 13°C 12°C

Melton Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
rise
Sat 04:39 EDT
set
Sat 18:40 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Melbourne Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
12.5°C 26°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
20.4°C 25.4°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
12.9°C 37.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
14.6°C 27.9°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
13.1°C 21.8°C 0.0mm

Melbourne Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
535.3mm
142.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
485.4mm
133 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
545.0mm
154 Day(s)
Wettest Day
40.8mm
Apr 10
Lowest Temperature
-0.6°C
Jul 2
Highest Temperature
38.3°C
Jan 17

Melbourne Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.0°C
8th
Lowest On Record
3.5°C
5th 2011
Average This Month
12.7°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
12.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.4°C
13th
Highest On Record
43.8°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
23.2°C
-1.4°C
Long-term Average
24.6°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
31.8mm
2nd
Total This Month
83.0mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
48.9mm
9.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.0mm
1999
Driest On Record
1.6mm
1972
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.