Melbourne weather

Our guide to the weather in Melbourne during July

12

Average high

3

UV Index

69mm

Monthly rainfall

14

Sea temperature

We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Melbourne, covering the last 12 years up to 2024, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Melbourne weather in July.

What's the temperature like in Melbourne during July?

July is typically the coolest month in Melbourne. Remember that in July it's winter in the souther hemisphere! The temperature reaches around 12℃ during the daytime, falling away to 7℃ at night. The UV index will be moderate at this time of year, so not something to worry about for the average person. However, if you're going to be outside for long periods it's worth wearing a broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen and UV-blocking sunglasses. Remember that bright surfaces, such as water and sand increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Melbourne during July?

On average, there will be 4 rainy days during the month, amounting to 69.2mm in total. That's broadly comparable with the amount of rain we see in England during the summer months, and would be considered dry. There's a small chance that you'll catch a thunderstorm during your trip.

Is it windy in Melbourne during July?

You're unlikely to experience any strong winds. Expect a gentle breeze that increases to moderate at times during July. With moderate air temperatures, any breeze will feel cool.

Is it too cold to swim in the sea in Melbourne during July?

The water around Melbourne is a bracing 14℃ during July and would be considered too cold for swimming. Those who are a bit more hardy or frequently swim in cooler open water might want to take a quick dip. A wetsuit would be advisable if you wish to spend longer than 5 minutes in the water.

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