In February, Melbourne’s climate is characterised by warm days, balmy nights and plenty of sunshine, with average highs of approximately 26.6°C or 79.9°F.

This is the perfect time to visit Melbourne.

The weather is perfect for enjoying a twilight walk along the Yarra River from the CBD to Richmond, and you can even enjoy the sun down by the bay in St Kilda. Set yourself up at a restaurant along the foreshore, enjoy a beautiful dinner and watch the people making the trip up and down the boardwalk.

Summer weather is also perfect to enjoy all the activities that Melbourne and Victoria have on offer. Have a long, lazy lunch in one of the many award-winning restaurants or head out to the Yarra Valley or the Mornington Peninsula and enjoy a glass of world-class wine right at the Cellar Door.

February is the perfect time to enjoy all the outdoor events that Melbourne is famous for. You’ll find plenty of opportunity for outdoor dining at the enormous beer gardens scattered throughout the city and plenty of parks play host to food trucks. The Queen Victoria and South Melbourne markets also operate on their summer schedule which means you can sample all the delicacies by night.

Whatever you’re interested in, the weather in February will provide the perfect climate in which to experience it. The truth is, you never know what is in store for you on a Melbourne's February day and the city has been designed around this unpredictability. It's not all about the parks and beaches, and it's not all about the bars, galleries and dining spots. It's about the mixture and finding the perfect place to spend your Melbourne day.

Weather Averages for February in Melbourne

  • Low Temperature: 16°C or 60.8°F
  • High Temperature: 26.6°C or 79.9°F
  • Sunshine Hours: 8 hours
  • Monthly Sunshine Hours: 228.8
  • Rainfall: 39.9mm
  • Rainfall days: 6.6 days