The best times to visit Melbourne Airport for ideal weather are
November 5th to April 15th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Melbourne Airport Travel Guide
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Weather in Melbourne Airport
Average temperatures in Melbourne Airport vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Melbourne Airport, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 83.7°F (28.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.1°F (14.5°C) at night.
Melbourne Airport Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Melbourne Airport Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Melbourne Airport Perceived Temperature (F)
Melbourne Airport Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Melbourne Airport Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Melbourne Airport are January, March, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late December. For example, on the week of December 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.
When can you find snow in Melbourne Airport? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Melbourne Airport.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Melbourne Airport (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Melbourne Airport has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (47.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (71.5%).
Wind in Melbourne Airport is usually moderate. The windiest month is September, followed by August and July. September’s average wind speed of around 11.8 knots (13.6 MPH or 21.8 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late September where average top sustained speeds reach 23.5 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Melbourne Airport.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||11||Significant breeze||20||Strong breeze|
|Feb||10.2||Gentle breeze||18.9||Strong breeze|
|Mar||10.1||Gentle breeze||19.1||Strong breeze|
|Apr||9.3||Gentle breeze||17.1||Strong breeze|
|May||10.1||Gentle breeze||17.4||Strong breeze|
|Jun||10.2||Gentle breeze||17.4||Strong breeze|
|Jul||11.4||Significant breeze||19.4||Strong breeze|
|Aug||11.7||Significant breeze||20.1||Strong breeze|
|Sep||11.8||Significant breeze||21.9||Strong breeze|
|Oct||10.9||Gentle breeze||20.5||Strong breeze|
|Nov||10.1||Gentle breeze||19.4||Strong breeze|
|Dec||10.3||Gentle breeze||19.7||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Melbourne Airport?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Australia; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Melbourne Airport, VC, Australia is January, followed by July and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Melbourne Airport in May. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Melbourne Airport Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 78.9°F (26.1°C) and 59.8°F (15.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Melbourne Airport, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 62.4°F (16.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Melbourne Airport to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.7°F (28.7°C) and 75°F (23.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.