Melbourne Weather

Average monthly temperature and rainfall in Melbourne, Florida

Family enjoying Melbourne Beach in Florida
••• Enjoy the sun, sand and surf at Melbourne Beach, located on Florida's Central East Coast. © FlaUSA.com

Melbourne, Florida was named after its first postmaster, Cornthwaite John Hector, who spent much of his life in Melbourne, Australia. The Melbourne on this side of the world is located on Florida's Central East Coast where visitors enjoy an overall average high temperature of 81° and an average low of 63°.

Packing for a vacation or getaway to Melbourne is easy. Simply include a bathing suit, shorts and sandals for spring through fall visits.

You'll want to add long pants and a light jacket for the winter months.

The highest recorded temperature in Melbourne was 102° in 1980 and the lowest recorded temperature was a very 17° in 1977. On average Melbourne's warmest month is July and January is the average coolest month. The maximum average rainfall usually falls in September.

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. Follow these tips for traveling during hurricane season if you're planning a vacation during those months.

Need more specific information? Check out these average monthly temperatures, rainfall and Atlantic Ocean temperatures for Melbourne:

January

  • Average High: 72° F
  • Average Low: 50° F
  • Average Precipitation: 2.48 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 72° F

February

  • Average High Temperature: 73° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 51° F
  • Average Precipitation: 2.49 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 72° F

March

  • Average High Temperature: 77° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 55° F
  • Average Precipitation: 2.92 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 72° F

April

  • Average High Temperature: 81° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 60° F
  • Average Precipitation: 2.08 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 72° F

May

  • Average High Temperature: 85° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 66° F
  • Average Precipitation: 3.94 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 79° F

June

  • Average High Temperature: 89° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 71° F
  • Average Precipitation: 5.83 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 82° F

July

  • Average High Temperature: 91° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 72° F
  • Average Precipitation: 5.38 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 84° F

August

  • Average High Temperature: 90° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 73° F
  • Average Precipitation: 5.78 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 84° F

September

  • Average High Temperature: 88° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 72° F
  • Average Precipitation: 7.20 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 84° F

October

  • Average High Temperature: 83° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 67° F
  • Average Precipitation: 4.76 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 81° F

November

  • Average High Temperature: 78° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 60° F
  • Average Precipitation: 3.12 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 77° F

December

  • Average High Temperature: 73° F
  • Average Low Temperature: 53° F
  • Average Precipitation: 2.31 inches
  • Average Ocean Temperature: 73° F

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If you're planning a Florida vacation or getaway, find out more about weather, events and crowd levels from our month-by-month guides.