Melbourne Climate - InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

Melbourne Climate

Summer Autumn Winter Spring

Learn to Expect The unexpected

Melbourne is known for having four seasons in one day, and can err on the side of unpredictable, but that's what makes it so magical.

Annual average rainfall for Melbourne is around 650mm which makes the city less wet than Sydney. Temperatures range from an average low of 6 and a top of 13 degrees Celsius in the middle of winter and an average low of 15 and high 26 by the last month of Summer.

Summer: December to February

While Summer begins in December the warmest months of the year are typically January and February with the warm weather often extending through March. Warm sunny days with limited rainfall and low humidity are typical with average maximum temperatures in the high 20s.

Autumn: March to May

As the leaves turn golden and start to drop, maximum average temperatures cool to the low 20s and rain increases to around 50-57mm on average per month.

Winter: June to August

Winter is crisp in Melbourne with weather ranging from cool blue sky days to cloudy rainy days perfect for shopping indoors or watching movies.

Spring: September to November

The flowers and sun come out for spring time, rainfall is still high but maximum temperatures start creeping back towards the 20s. Daylight savings generally begins at the start of October heralding the start of lighter evenings and foreshadowing warmers days ahead.

For detailed weather information and forecasts visit the Bureau of Meteorology.

We recommend packing some clothing options and know that the concierge are always on hand with an umbrella if need be.

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