Averages for Melbourne in July

July marks the coolest month of the year in Melbourne and is known for its cloudy conditions. Most tourists decide to stay away during this time of the year because of the chilly weather. As a result, there are plenty of good deals to be had on both hotels and flights to the region. However, if it is slightly warmer weather you are looking for, then you might want to try the more northern city of Sydney.

The average daily high temperature for this time of the year is a cool 14°C (57...

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  • Temperature Temperature 10°C 50°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 14°C 57°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 6°C 43°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 5 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 49 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 16.1 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 14°C 57°F

Daily averages for Melbourne

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°F 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 48 48 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 48 48 50 50 50 50 50 52 50 52 50

July marks the coolest month of the year in Melbourne and is known for its cloudy conditions. Most tourists decide to stay away during this time of the year because of the chilly weather. As a result, there are plenty of good deals to be had on both hotels and flights to the region. However, if it is slightly warmer weather you are looking for, then you might want to try the more northern city of Sydney.

The average daily high temperature for this time of the year is a cool 14°C (57°F) but what makes this month the coldest of the year is that the overnight drop to their lowest and fall to 6°C (43°F). This is slightly cooler than the prior month of June. With the wind coming in off the coast it can also feel much colder so packing a jacket and scarf is a good idea during this time of the year. Overall, the average daily temperature is 10°C (50°F).

As this is the height of winter there is not much sun during July with an average of only 5 hours of sunshine per day. Additionally, you can expect some wet days with the region experiencing an average of 49mm of precipitation. This rain falls over a period of 16 days bringing plenty of clouds meaning the majority of the month will probably be rainy. It's advisable to check the forecast before leaving home.

This is also not one of the best times of the year to hit the beach with cool temperatures both on land and in the sea, you might want to turn to some indoor activities in the city centre. The average water temperature for this time of year is a cool 14°C (57°F) making the ocean much too cold for most people to enjoy. 

Where to stay

The Crown Promenade Melbourne offers luxury in the heart of the city. Rooms range in sizes and price and guests can enjoy a state-of-the-art gym, 25-meter lap pool, and more. In addition, the property has a beautiful on-site restaurant as well as a bar for a late night drink. If you are planning a July holiday, be sure to check their website for great travel deals during this time of the year.

Perfect for families or couples the Crown Metropol Melbourne has everything you could want in a hotel. It's next to the Crown Complex so you will have restaurants, entertainment and shopping on your doorstep without having to spend too much time in the cool weather. With amazing staff and plenty of amenities, there is a lot to like about this hotel.

When you walk through the front door of the Art Series – The Olsen you will be immediately greeted not only by the warm and welcoming staff but also by breathtaking artwork. There's more art to see as you wander the sleek and modern hotel and enjoy such amenities as car rental desk, a full kitchenette in each room, WiFi and a chic restaurant and bar. 

Eating and drinking out

If a good steak is what you are looking for, look no further than the Railway Club Hotel Steakhouse. Known as one of the best restaurants in the city for the past ten years it may be wise to make a reservation in advance. Guests can choose their own meat and then watch it cooked to perfection in the kitchen. Of course, the menu also has a wide selection of fresh fish and vegetarian dishes for those who don't fancy meat.

With food that resembles art, Ezard is great example of modern, contemporary fair. Guests are treated warmly by well-trained and knowledgeable staff who are on hand to help guide you through the menu and specials. If you are a fan of fine dining and creations beyond your imagination, this is the place to be.

One of the most unique late-night bars can be found at the 29th Apartment. You'll feel right at home as soon as you open the door to this bar designed like a New York City apartment. You may find yourself in the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom our lounge area enjoying a drink soaking up the casual vibe.  

Things to do

If you are a film lover you won't want to miss the Melbourne International Film Festival. Held every year in July and August, this festival is considered to be one of the best of its kind in the world. It's well known as one of the oldest film festivals in the world and has numerous genres from studios around the globe. Be sure to get tickets early as it is sure to sell out.

If the chilly July weather forces you indoors, one of the most beautiful sites in the city is the State Library of Victoria. Built from 1854 to 1856, the library is now home to more than 2 million books. Take a day to explore some of the world-class exhibits that are on display or attend discussions and special events. Check the website to see what the library has planned while you will be in town. 

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