The best times to visit Melrose for ideal weather are

March 19th to May 20th

or

September 17th to December 2nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Melrose Travel Info

Weather in Melrose

Temperature

Average temperatures in Melrose vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 58th 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 Melrose, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 96.7°F (35.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68°F (20°C) at night.

Melrose Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Melrose Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Melrose Perceived Temperature (F)

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Melrose Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Melrose 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 94.4 79.5 65.7
Feb 92.9 78.4 65.5
Mar 86.7 73.7 61.2
Apr 79.3 66.5 53.7
May 71.1 59 46.7
Jun 64 52.9 41.7
Jul 63.9 51.6 38.6
Aug 68.3 54.5 39.5
Sep 76.1 61.2 45.3
Oct 82.3 67 52.6
Nov 87.2 72.5 58.6
Dec 90.1 75.7 61.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 34.7 26.4 18.7
Feb 33.8 25.8 18.6
Mar 30.4 23.2 16.2
Apr 26.3 19.2 12.1
May 21.7 15 8.2
Jun 17.8 11.6 5.4
Jul 17.7 10.9 3.7
Aug 20.2 12.5 4.2
Sep 24.5 16.2 7.4
Oct 27.9 19.4 11.4
Nov 30.7 22.5 14.8
Dec 32.3 24.3 16.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Melrose are October, January, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Melrose? 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 Melrose.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Melrose (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 0 0.6
Feb 4% 0 1
Mar 6% 0 0.8
Apr 4% 0 1
May 7% 0 0.8
Jun 9% 0 0.9
Jul 8% 0 0.8
Aug 5% 0 0.6
Sep 6% 0 0.5
Oct 4% 0 0.6
Nov 8% 0 1
Dec 6% 0 0.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 1.5
Feb 4 0 2.5
Mar 6 0 2
Apr 4 0 2.5
May 7 0 2
Jun 9 0 2.3
Jul 8 0 2
Aug 5 0 1.5
Sep 6 0 1.3
Oct 4 0 1.5
Nov 8 0 2.5
Dec 6 0 2.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Melrose has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (31.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (65%).

Wind in Melrose is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 12.4 knots (14.3 MPH or 23 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 November to early December where average top sustained speeds reach 19.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Melrose.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 12.4 Significant breeze 18.8 Strong breeze
Feb 11.7 Significant breeze 18 Strong breeze
Mar 10.3 Gentle breeze 16 Strong breeze
Apr 8.5 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
May 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.3 Strong breeze
Jun 7.3 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jul 7.4 Gentle breeze 13 Strong breeze
Aug 8.5 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Sep 10.1 Gentle breeze 17.4 Strong breeze
Oct 11 Significant breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Nov 11.5 Significant breeze 18 Strong breeze
Dec 11.6 Significant breeze 18.3 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 31.5%
Feb 34.5%
Mar 37.6%
Apr 42.5%
May 54.4%
Jun 65%
Jul 61.6%
Aug 51.9%
Sep 38.4%
Oct 34%
Nov 34%
Dec 32.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Melrose?

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 Melrose, SA, Australia is February, followed by January and May. 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 Melrose in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 66.7 in November means 66.7% of the tourists vs. February.

 

 

Overall Melrose Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 66.6°F (19.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Melrose, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 73.4°F (23°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Melrose to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 96.7°F (35.9°C) and 88°F (31.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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