Melbourne - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Melbourne, Victoria Australia. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Melbourne rose above 45 °C? What was the highest temperature in Melbourne 150 years ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in Melbourne and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records go back to 1856. The highest temperature measured during that time was 47 degrees Celsius (116 Fahrenheit) on February 7, 2009.

Since 2010 the temperature extremes were observed at Melbourne Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Melbourne.

Highest Melbourne temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
110 January 31, 2020   43
115 January 25, 2019 46
108 January 19, 2018 42
101 December 19, 2017 + 38
110 January 13, 2016 43
110 December 19, 2015 43
111 January 17, 2014 44
107 January 04, 2013 42
103 November 29, 2012 39
103 February 01, 2011 39
108 January 11, 2010 42
Highest temperature recorded at Melbourne each year
Max °F Date Max °C
116 February 07, 2009 47
106 January 10, 2008 + 41
106 December 31, 2007 41
108 January 22, 2006 42
109 December 31, 2005 43
105 February 14, 2004 41
111 January 25, 2003 44
99 January 26, 2002 37
105 January 11, 2001 41
104 February 03, 2000 40
100 January 15, 1999 38
108 February 26, 1998 42
106 January 20, 1997 41
103 January 14, 1996 39
104 February 25, 1995 40
106 January 26, 1994 41
106 February 03, 1993 41
103 January 20, 1992 39
107 January 03, 1991 42
103 December 31, 1990 39
102 February 18, 1989 39
105 January 07, 1988 41
104 February 07, 1987 40
101 February 08, 1986 38
108 January 14, 1985 42
95 February 27, 1984 35
110 February 08, 1983 43
110 January 24, 1982 43
107 January 26, 1981 42
107 December 10, 1980 42
106 February 02, 1979 41
101 March 11, 1978 38
105 February 17, 1977 41
105 January 04, 1976 41
103 February 06, 1975 39
98 March 03, 1974 37
105 January 20, 1973 41
104 December 20, 1972 40
102 January 08, 1971 39
99 December 03, 1970 37
102 January 08, 1969 39
111 January 31, 1968 44
105 February 06, 1967 41
103 January 26, 1966 39
107 January 17, 1965 42
103 January 31, 1964 39
99 December 20, 1963 37
104 January 16, 1962 40
107 January 28, 1961 42
105 January 16, 1960 41
109 January 19, 1959 43
102 February 26, 1958 39
103 January 30, 1957 39
101 February 22, 1956 38
105 January 02, 1955 41
101 January 26, 1954 38
108 December 20, 1953 42
110 January 23, 1952 43
104 January 12, 1951 40
102 January 13, 1950 39
100 January 29, 1949 38
104 February 12, 1948 40
103 January 26, 1947 39
106 January 31, 1946 41
104 December 26, 1945 40
104 January 22, 1944 40
107 January 31, 1943 42
105 March 04, 1942 41
106 December 26, 1941 41
107 March 11, 1940 42
114 January 13, 1939 46
103 February 03, 1938 + 39
1937
106 January 23, 1936 41
104 January 22, 1935 40
103 March 10, 1934 39
99 February 27, 1933 37
109 January 19, 1932 43
104 December 30, 1931 40
103 February 09, 1930 39
101 January 24, 1929 38
104 January 11, 1928 40
106 January 14, 1927 41
104 January 31, 1926 40
101 December 05, 1925 38
104 December 12, 1924 + 40
106 February 22, 1923 41
105 February 16, 1922 41
107 January 24, 1921 42
106 December 23, 1920 41
107 February 15, 1919 42
101 December 23, 1918 38
101 December 22, 1917 38
104 January 16, 1916 40
104 February 15, 1915 40
106 February 17, 1914 41
105 February 04, 1913 41
106 February 01, 1912 41
105 November 30, 1911 41
104 January 25, 1910 40
104 December 28, 1909 + 40
112 January 17, 1908 44
105 December 25, 1907 41
110 January 23, 1906 43
108 January 13, 1905 + 42
102 December 24, 1904 39
105 January 31, 1903 41
103 January 31, 1902 39
110 February 07, 1901 43
107 January 28, 1900 42
104 December 31, 1899 40
109 December 05, 1898 43
107 December 30, 1897 42
108 January 23, 1896 42
101 February 13, 1895 38
106 November 27, 1894 41
105 March 02, 1893 41
104 March 08, 1892 40
103 January 04, 1891 39
103 February 06, 1890 39
100 December 26, 1889 38
104 January 15, 1888 40
105 January 10, 1887 41
104 February 19, 1886 40
102 February 05, 1885 39
101 February 13, 1884 38
105 January 15, 1883 41
110 January 19, 1882 43
100 January 26, 1881 38
106 January 20, 1880 41
106 January 29, 1879 41
103 December 20, 1878 39
101 January 10, 1877 38
111 December 15, 1876 44
110 January 20, 1875 43
103 December 17, 1874 39
102 February 16, 1873 39
103 January 16, 1872 39
106 December 22, 1871 41
109 February 15, 1870 43
108 December 20, 1869 42
110 December 24, 1868 43
108 January 12, 1867 42
108 January 16, 1866 42
103 February 27, 1865 39
97 January 08, 1864 36
105 January 08, 1863 41
111 January 14, 1862 44
98 January 10, 1861 37
111 January 22, 1860 44
104 February 06, 1859 40
108 January 28, 1858 42
109 December 24, 1857 43
98 January 26, 1856 37
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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