Question: How much does it rain in Melbourne?

Does it rain a lot in Melbourne?

Despite its relative dryness, Melbourne has 139 days of rain per year on the 0.2mm threshold, meaning that its precipitation falls as drizzle or in light rain form (which frequently occur in the winter months), rather than heavy downpours (such as those generally experienced in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth).

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Sydney?

Despite varying temperatures and public perception that Melbourne is worse for the weather, Sydney is the city that receives more rainfall – a total of 1223 mm on average while Melbourne receives less than half of that (603 mm).

What month rains the most in Melbourne?

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and December (45mm). The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and April (34mm).

How much rain has Melbourne had 2021?

Melbourne Rainfall Reports

date rain to 9am interval
mm hours
November 2013-2020 Driest Total 31.4 2016
Jan-Nov 2021 Total 559.0 134 day(s)
Jan-Nov 2013-2021 Average Total 494.4 132.4 day(s)

How much rain has Melbourne had 2020?

Total rainfall for Melbourne (Olympic Park) was 786.8 mm. The mean daily maximum temperature for Melbourne (Olympic Park) was 19.9 °C.

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What is the rainiest month in Victoria?

June and July are the coldest months and October is the wettest.

Is it cheaper to live in Melbourne or Sydney?

According to Expatistan, an online cost of living calculator, cost of living in Melbourne is almost 5% lesser than cost of living in Sydney. In fact, travelling in Melbourne is also approximately 4% cheaper than in Sydney.

Why is Melbourne cloudy?

Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster Terry Ryan said the extra cloud over Melbourne was caused by a meteorological effect known as anti-cyclonic gloom. High-pressure systems in winter to the north and west of Melbourne created a blanket of warm air at a high altitude, which trapped moisture from Bass Strait.

How often does it rain in Victoria?

Victoria gets 140 days annually with some measurable precipitation. This varies from fewer than 5 days with measurable rain in both July and August, to nearly 19 days in November.

Is Melbourne a good place to live?

Melbourne is not only Australia’s most liveable city, but also the world’s second most liveable place behind Vienna in Austria. It is no surprise that experts rank Melbourne so highly when you consider the combination of what it offers residents.