May weather forecast and climate
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne city, Australia with a view of the Federation square across the Yarra River
Melbourne city, Australia with a view of the Federation square across the Yarra River

What is the temperature in May in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, Australia, in May, the average high-temperature is 16.7°C (62.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.7°C (47.7°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, in May, it is raining for 14.6 days, with typically 55.7mm (2.2") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in May in Melbourne?

In May, the average sea temperature is 17.2°C (63°F). Swimming in 17.2°C (63°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).
Average temperature in May - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (25.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (13.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 8.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (14.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (6°C).

Average humidity in May - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average humidity in May: 59%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (63%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and December (47%).

Average rainfall in May - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average rainfall in May: 55.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (66mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (46.8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (16.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (7.5 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 17.2°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 May / Average sunshine in May - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average daylight in May: 10.1h

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 3.9h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

Average UV index in May - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average UV index in May: 3

The month with the highest UV index is January (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 2).

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