Australia’s climate varies widely across eight states and territories; there are four seasons all over the country and wet and dry seasons in the tropical north. The Australian periods are in contrast to the times in the Northern Hemisphere. December, January and February are summer. Autumn is March to May. It is cold from June to August, followed by spring in September.

Weather in Sydney

On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December. The coldest month is July. SYDNEY

Weather in Melbourne

On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December. The coldest months include June, July and August.

MELBOURNE

Weather in Perth

On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December. The month of July is the coldest of the year.

PERTH

When to fly to Australia

Throughout the year, the most pleasant time is in the spring and autumn.

Cheapest flights to Melbourne

The following chart shows the lowest prices of flights from Melbourne to weather context. Click on the individual columns in the chart to get more detailed current search engine data.

Price of the cheapest return flight from London to Melbourne, EUR

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