The best times to visit Mount Macedon for ideal weather are

January 1st to April 8th


December 3rd to December 30th

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



Other Mount Macedon Travel Info

Weather in Mount Macedon


Average temperatures in Mount Macedon vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Mount Macedon, 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 80.2°F (26.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.1°F (13.4°C) at night.

Mount Macedon Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Mount Macedon Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Mount Macedon Perceived Temperature (F)


Mount Macedon Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Mount Macedon 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 78.7 64.5 52.4
Feb 77.7 64.5 53.9
Mar 71.2 60.3 51
Apr 62.9 54.3 47.2
May 55.3 49 43.9
Jun 49.9 44.9 40.3
Jul 48.3 43.4 38.9
Aug 50.9 44.7 39.1
Sep 56.4 48.5 41.2
Oct 63.2 53 43.4
Nov 69.6 58 47.4
Dec 73.5 60.9 49.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.9 18.1 11.3
Feb 25.4 18.1 12.2
Mar 21.8 15.7 10.6
Apr 17.2 12.4 8.4
May 12.9 9.4 6.6
Jun 9.9 7.2 4.6
Jul 9.1 6.3 3.8
Aug 10.5 7.1 3.9
Sep 13.6 9.2 5.1
Oct 17.3 11.7 6.3
Nov 20.9 14.4 8.6
Dec 23.1 16.1 9.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mount Macedon are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Mount Macedon? 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 Mount Macedon.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 9% 0 1.5
Feb 13% 0 2.3
Mar 14% 0 2
Apr 14% 0 1.7
May 19% 0 2.1
Jun 21% 0 2.4
Jul 28% 0 2.9
Aug 22% 0 2.4
Sep 16% 0 2.5
Oct 14% 0 1.6
Nov 20% 0 3.1
Dec 14% 0 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 0 3.8
Feb 13 0 5.8
Mar 14 0 5.1
Apr 14 0 4.3
May 19 0 5.3
Jun 21 0 6.1
Jul 28 0 7.4
Aug 22 0 6.1
Sep 16 0 6.4
Oct 14 0 4.1
Nov 20 0 7.9
Dec 14 0 6.4


Humidity and Wind

Mount Macedon has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (54.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (88%).

Wind in Mount Macedon is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is July, followed by January and August. July’s average wind speed of around 13.5 knots (15.6 MPH or 25 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 20.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 13.2 Significant breeze 18.3 Strong breeze
Feb 12.5 Significant breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Mar 11.9 Significant breeze 16.8 Strong breeze
Apr 11.1 Significant breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
May 12.2 Significant breeze 16.7 Strong breeze
Jun 12.5 Significant breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
Jul 13.5 Significant breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
Aug 13.1 Significant breeze 18.4 Strong breeze
Sep 13 Significant breeze 19.3 Strong breeze
Oct 12.6 Significant breeze 18.1 Strong breeze
Nov 11.8 Significant breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
Dec 12 Significant breeze 17.4 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54.5%
Feb 61%
Mar 63.1%
Apr 71.4%
May 81.1%
Jun 87.8%
Jul 88%
Aug 81.9%
Sep 72.4%
Oct 67.5%
Nov 65.4%
Dec 59.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Mount Macedon?

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 Mount Macedon, 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 Mount Macedon 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

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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 81.2 in May means 81.2% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Mount Macedon Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 73.6°F (23.1°C) and 52.9°F (11.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 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 still jacket weather. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Mount Macedon, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 71.6°F (22°C) and 54.6°F (12.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Mount Macedon to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.2°F (26.8°C) and 71.1°F (21.7°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.


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