Melbourne
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Melbourne, Australia

October, like September, in Melbourne, Australia, is another enjoyable spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 19.1°C (66.4°F) and 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

In Melbourne, Australia, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F) in September, to a still enjoyable 19.1°C (66.4°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 9°C (48.2°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Melbourne is 69%.

Rainfall

In Melbourne, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 36mm (1.42") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Melbourne, there are 163.4 rainfall days, and 465mm (18.31") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Melbourne is 15.1°C (59.2°F).
Note: Swimming in 15.1°C (59.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Melbourne, the average length of the day in October is 13.1h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 7.6h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in October in Melbourne?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 19.1°C (66.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Melbourne?

The average relative humidity in October in Melbourne, Australia, is 69%.

How many days does it rain in October in Melbourne?

In October, in Melbourne, Australia, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout October, 36mm (1.42") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in October in Melbourne?

In October, the average sea temperature in Melbourne is 15.1°C (59.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.1°C (59.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Melbourne have in October?

In October, the average length of the day is 13.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Melbourne have in October?

In October, the average sunshine is 7.6h.

When is 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 October in Melbourne?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Melbourne is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average high temperature in October: 19.1°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 October: 9°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 October - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average humidity in October: 69%

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

Average rainfall in October - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average rainfall in October: 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 October - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13 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 October - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 15.1°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average daylight in October: 13.1h

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 October: 7.6h

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 October - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average UV index in October: 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).