Known for its unpredictability, Melbourne’s weather can be fairly erratic and go from clear blue skies to a downpour in an instant. For that reason, we recommend you pack an umbrella and raincoat so that you can be prepared.

November is a great time for visiting Melbourne as the frosty winter is over but the blistering heat of summer has not quite arrived. The average temperature is around 17º with highs of 22º and lows of 12º. However, it is generally a good idea to bring layers when visiting Melbourne as it is possible to experience both very low and high temperatures in a single day.

Spring is also known for being the most variable season of the year and October is generally the wettest month. In November, there is on average 12 days of rain. So make sure you don’t forget your umbrella and raincoat when packing.

November in Melbourne is also characterised by its long days. In November, there is on average 14 hours of daylight as the sun generally rises at around 6:00am and sets close to 8:00pm. This means you can make the most of your day and find a rooftop bar to watch the sunset without worrying about cutting into your daily activities.

UV in November is also quite strong, rating as a 9 on the UV index. To protect yourself from burning make sure to use sunscreen, to bring a hat and sunglasses, and wear sun-smart clothing.

Weather Averages for November, Melbourne

  • Average temperature: 17º
  • Average high temperature: 22º
  • Average low temperature: 11.2º
  • Average humidity: 49º
  • Average rainfall: 60.3mm
  • Average rainfall days: 11.8 days
  • Average sea temperature: 16.5º
  • Average daylight: 14 hours
  • Average sunshine: 7 hours
  • Average UV index: 9