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Melbourne’s year-round balmy climate makes it a favourable destination all year round. This southern Australian city boasts a climate that locals often refer to as “four seasons in one day”.

Towards the end of summer, Melbourne can experience very high temperatures of over 40 degrees Celsius. However, the weather can change drastically quite quickly day.

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Frequent rainfall often keeps the climate cool and enjoyable. Tourists often prefer to visit the city in Autumn, which last from March to May. The weather is extremely pleasant during this season, with a few windy days and plenty of sunshine. Spring is also another good time to visit Melbourne, with Spring lasting from September to November.


Summer in Melbourne is typically warm and dry. Temperatures can vary drastically during this season, with afternoon showers cooling down the temperature. In contrast, winter can be quite cold. Melbourne does not experience snow (even in the coldest months), but in the dead of winter, a cold day typically sits around 12-14 degrees Celsius.

Backpackers and couples often prefer visiting Melbourne in winter. This is because of the discounted airfares and hotel prices during this tourist off-season. There are ski fields located just a few hours from the city that feature excellent ski slopes, snow-capped peaks and hiking trails. Winter nights can be very cold with chilled wind and morning fogs also very common.

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Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Melbourne Point website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having lived in Melbourne most of his life), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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