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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Weather News

Nature's fireworks light up the skies of the Top End

12:14 EDT

Storms sparked to life over parts of the Top End and Tiwi Islands on Saturday afternoon with some lingering late into the evening.   Storms initially flared up over far eastern parts of the Arnhem district but it was not long before western and central parts, along with the Tiwi Islands, saw storms as well.   Image: Radar imagery showing showers and storms over the Top End.

Coffee and cakes baked with love, as Armidale community recovers after tornado

23:56 EDT

Northern Tableland locals have filled the hearts and bellies of work crews and residents affected by a tornado that swept through Armidale.  Thursday evening's tornado was one of several weather fronts that travelled across the state, bringing with them severe winds, rain and hail.  The area went more than 24 hours without electricity or treated water before power was returned to the community at about 10.30pm on Friday.

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