Melbourne Flights and Travel Guide

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Melbourne

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Melbourne - Introduction

Melbourne is the capital of the Australian state of Victoria; it is the country’s second largest city and home to 4 million people of various backgrounds, Italians, Vietnamese, Chinese, Greek, English, Scottish and Irish to name a few .

It is located on the south-eastern tip of mainland Australia, along a large natural bay called Port Phillip. The city center is laid out in a grid pattern and is easy to navigate.

Melbourne is regarded as Australia’s most cultured and sophisticated city, home to many and varied galleries, museums and theaters. Melbourne has a very European feel to it as there are trams traversing the streets, lots of parks, Victorian buildings, and outdoor cafés.

All sorts of daytrips are possible from Melbourne, the most popular being the picturesque drive along the great Ocean Road, known as the great southern touring route which takes in some of the most scenic sights in Victoria.

The city plays a host to a vast number of festivals and events, including the Melbourne Cup, Australian Open Tennis and Qantas Australia Grand Prix.

 

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Melbourne - Climate

Melbourne has a temperate climate. Summers are warm to hot, springs and autumns are mild and winters cool. Its weather can be unpredictable sometimes but the rain can be generally relied upon.

January average temperature 19 deg Celsius 25 mm rainfall
February average temperature 19 deg Celsius, 51 mm rainfall
March average temperature 17 deg Celsius, 25 mm rainfall
April average temperature 14 deg Celsius, 51 mm rainfall
May average temperature 11 deg Celsius, 51 mm rainfall
June average temperature 8 deg Celsius, 51 mm rainfall
July average temperature 8 deg Celsius, 51 mm rainfall
August average temperature 10 deg Celsius, 51 mm rainfall
September average temperature 11 deg Celsius, 51 mm rainfall
October average temperature 13 deg Celsius, 51 mm rainfall
November average temperature 15 deg Celsius, 51 mm rainfall
December average temperature 18 deg Celsius, 51 mm rainfall

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Melbourne - When To Go

Visit Melbourne during the Australian summer, which is November to March, when temperatures are nice and warm. The winters are cold and the rain then becomes more of a nuisance.

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Current weather in
Melbourne
Passing showers. Mostly cloudy. Mild.
21°C
11°C

Tuesday
Passing showers. Mostly cloudy. Mild.
Chance of Precip.: 18 %
Wind: SSW 13 km/h

Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
16°C
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Wednesday
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
Chance of Precip.: 73 %
Wind: S 18 km/h

More sun than clouds. Mild.
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More sun than clouds. Mild.
Chance of Precip.: 42 %
Wind: SSW 23 km/h

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