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.
|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|
|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.
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.
|Hottest month:||February||25.7°C 78.3°F|
|Driest month:||June||40mm 1.6ins|
|Coldest month:||July||12.7°C 54.9°F|
|Wettest month:||May||64mm 2.5ins|