Melbourne Weather in January

What's the weather like in Melbourne (Victoria) in January 2021?

The climate in Melbourne during January can be summarized as warm and reasonably dry.

January is in the summer in Melbourne and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

Melbourne weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 26°C 78.7°F
Nightly temperature 13.9°C 56.9°F
Average temperature 19.9°C 67.8°F
Daily sunshine 9.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 51 mm 2 ins
Rainy days 10 days
Sea temperature 18.1°C 64.5°F
Humidity 53%
Windspeed 15.5kph 10 mph

On average January is the 5th driest month of the year in Melbourne with around 51mm 2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Melbourne

Melbourne average temperature in January

January rainfall

Melbourne average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Melbourne average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Melbourne in January 2020.

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Melbourne weather stats

Melbourne weather statistics
Hottest month: February 25.7°C 78.3°F
Driest month: June 40mm 1.6ins
Sunniest month: February 8.6hrs
Coldest month: July 12.7°C 54.9°F
Wettest month: May 64mm 2.5ins
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