The best times to visit Victoria for ideal weather are

November 5th to April 8th

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

 

 


Other Victoria Travel Info

Weather in Victoria

Temperature

Average temperatures in Victoria 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 39th 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 Victoria, 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 76.9°F (24.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.8°F (11.6°C) at night.

Victoria Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Victoria 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.

Victoria Perceived Temperature (F)

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Victoria Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Victoria 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan76.363.851.9
Feb756352.2
Mar72.160.850.1
Apr66.356.146.5
May61.152.444
Jun56.849.241.8
Jul55.748.240.7
Aug57.549.441.3
Sep6252.242.3
Oct66.755.544.2
Nov70.258.747.6
Dec72.66149.5

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan24.617.711.1
Feb23.917.211.2
Mar22.31610.1
Apr19.113.48.1
May16.211.36.7
Jun13.89.65.4
Jul13.294.8
Aug14.29.75.2
Sep16.711.25.7
Oct19.313.16.8
Nov21.214.88.7
Dec22.616.19.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Victoria 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 late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Victoria? 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 Victoria.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan9%01.6
Feb11%01.9
Mar12%01.8
Apr14%01.9
May17%02.2
Jun19%02.6
Jul23%02.7
Aug22%02.5
Sep17%02.2
Oct14%01.8
Nov16%02.6
Dec14%02.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan904.1
Feb1104.8
Mar1204.6
Apr1404.8
May1705.6
Jun1906.6
Jul2306.9
Aug2206.4
Sep1705.6
Oct1404.6
Nov1606.6
Dec1405.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Victoria has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (52.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (77.8%).

Wind in Victoria is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and September. January’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.4 MPH or 16.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle 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 15.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan9.1Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Feb8.6Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Mar8.1Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
Apr7.5Gentle breeze12.6Significant breeze
May7.7Gentle breeze12.6Significant breeze
Jun7.6Gentle breeze12.5Significant breeze
Jul8.1Gentle breeze13.2Significant breeze
Aug8.4Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
Sep8.6Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Oct8.6Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze
Nov8.5Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Dec8.6Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan52.8%
Feb57.3%
Mar59.2%
Apr65.7%
May71.9%
Jun77.8%
Jul76.9%
Aug73.3%
Sep66.7%
Oct60.9%
Nov60.1%
Dec57.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Victoria?

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 Victoria, Australia is February, followed by June and December. 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 Victoria in July. 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 32.1 in July means 32.1% of the tourists vs. February.

 

 

Overall Victoria Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 74.2°F (23.4°C) and 59°F (15°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest 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 the most precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Victoria, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 71°F (21.7°C) and 61°F (16.1°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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Victoria to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 76.9°F (24.9°C) and 70.6°F (21.4°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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