Melbourne
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Melbourne, Australia

January, the same as December, is another warm summer month in Melbourne, Australia, with average temperature ranging between max 25.8°C (78.4°F) and min 14.4°C (57.9°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 14.4°C (57.9°F), January is the warmest month.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 63%, January is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In Melbourne, Australia, during January, the rain falls for 9.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 36mm (1.42") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Melbourne, there are 163.4 rainfall days, and 465mm (18.31") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 18.7°C (65.7°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 18.7°C (65.7°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In Melbourne, the average length of the day is 14.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Melbourne, Australia, is 8.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Melbourne are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the warmest month in Melbourne?

January is the warmest month in Melbourne, with an average high-temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 14.4°C (57.9°F).

What is the temperature in January in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, Australia, in January, the average high-temperature is 25.8°C (78.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 14.4°C (57.9°F).

What is the least humid month in Melbourne?

January is the least humid month in Melbourne, Australia, with an average relative humidity of 63%.

What is the average humidity in January in Melbourne?

The average relative humidity in January is 63%.

How many days does it rain in January in Melbourne?

In January, the rain falls for 9.5 days. Throughout January, 36mm (1.42") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in January in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, in January, the average water temperature is 18.7°C (65.7°F). For most, swimming in 18.7°C (65.7°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Melbourne have in January?

In Melbourne, the average length of the day in January is 14.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Melbourne have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Melbourne, Australia, is 8.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Melbourne?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Melbourne, Australia.

How high is the UV index in January in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, Australia, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (25.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (12.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 14.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (14.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (6.6°C).

Average humidity in January - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average humidity in January: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (63%).

Average rainfall in January - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average rainfall in January: 36mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and December (45mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and April (34mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.5 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 18.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (18.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (14.7°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average daylight in January: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.8h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 6.5).

Average UV index in January - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average UV index in January: 5

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 3).