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Twelve Apostles, Victoria, Australia. Author Thomas ENGUEHARD. No Copyright
Twelve Apostles, Victoria, Australia. Author Thomas ENGUEHARD

Victoria climate: when to go to Victoria

This Australian state has a temperate Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and cold and wet winters. The city of Melbourne has a very varied climate, with rainfall well distributed throughout the year, and an annual average of 650 mm of rain.

In the state of Victoria the rains are concentrated in the mountainous areas of the north- east and along the coast, in these parts of the country even exceed 2,000 mm of annual rainfall. While the inland areas of north- west are the driest in the state, here the average annual rainfall ranging between 400 mm and 200 mm.

Average temperatures exceed 30 ° C inland while along the coast are below 25 ° C. In winter, the coldest areas of Victoria are the north-east mountainous areas, where , in the higher areas will have average temperatures below 6 ° C. The coast has instead average temperatures between 12 ° C and 15 ° C, the north- western desert areas have average winter temperatures above 15 ° C.

The average maximum temperatures in Melbourne, ranging between 26 ° C in February and 13 ° C in July, while the average minimum temperatures vary between 14 ° C in February to 6 ° C in July .

WHEN TO GO IN THE AUSTRALIAN STATE OF VICTORIA (MELBOURNE)

The best time for a visit to the state of Victoria are the summer months between November and March.

VICTORIA CLIMATE TABLES

MELBOURNE (31 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 15,6 26,3 45,1  8,7
February 16,0 26,6 39,9  6,6
March 14,5 24,4 40,7  9,3
April 11,8 21,0 50,2  10,5
May 9,8 17,5 46,5  12,2
June 7,9 14,8 46,5  13,5
July 7,1 14,2 44,7  14,4
August 7,8 15,7 50,5  15,3
September 9,2 17,7 52,9  14,0
October 10,6 20,1 58,5  13,3
November 12,6 22,6 63,1  11,3
December 14,1 24,4 64,1  10,0
YEAR 11,4 20,4 602,6  139,1

MELBOURNE
Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 17
February 18
March 18
April 17
May 15
June 14
July 13
August 13
September 13
October 13
November 14
December 16

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