The weather in October sees the city andsurrounding countryside in the middle of the Spring Season.
The Average Temperatures for the Melbourne climate in October are:
High 19.6ºCelsius(67.28ºF)– Low 9.4ºCelsius(48.92ºF) Celsius.
Daylight saving starts on the 1st Sunday of the month at 2.00 am.
*Put Your Clocks Forward 1 Hour*
Melbourne celebrates different festivals and events in the month of October.
Local wines, foods and gourmet delicacies are proudly shown off, savoured and sold at local markets, shows and wineries.
Cow Sculpture Melbourne Docklands
There are highly diverse October events and festivals in Melbourne proviing fun and excitement to both locals and international tourist and thousands of Australian visitors.
Events/Festivals such as...
Melbourne's gardens are glorious at this time with colour exploding throughout all the suburbs and countryside.
The Melbourne weather in October produces a climate that grows roses and they are especially beautiful at this time of the year.
Spring Roses In Bloom In Melbourne Australia
And let's not forget the vegetable garden. Spring is the spring is a good time in Melbourne to get started with planting a new passionfruit vine or to help your established one along with some tender loving care.
Passionfruit Vine Flower In Full Bloom
Melbourne Festival is an important event on the Australian cultural calendar.
The actual festival is a collection of different celebrations held throughout the city and the surrounding suburbs, even spilling out into the outer country regions.
Dance, theatre, music, visual arts, multimedia and outdoor events from renowned and upcoming Australian and International companies perform at these festivals and the Melbourne weather in October is the perfect time of the year for other artist from overseas to visit Melbourne.
It also offers a wide variety of free family-friendly events.
Ringing The Bells At Birrarung Marr
Melbourne International Arts Festival
The Royal Melbourne Show is on during this month with local produce and live stock being exhibited.
The Royal Melbourne Show Prize Winning Bull
This is a great place to take the family for the day to not only experience what true Australian farming is all about but also enjoy the many scary carnival rides.
The Royal Melbourne Show is about showbags, carnival rides and lots of ribbons and trophies.
Royal Melbourne Show Prize Rooster
It was in the 1970's and 1980's that most major cities decided to follow Boston and host a marathon.
Since 2007 Melbourne now completes the Marathon at the MCG.
Each year the number of entrants increases and the event has become extremely popular.
The Mighty Melbourne Marathon
The Melbourne weather in October is perfect for a day trip out into the countryside.
The local wineries in the Yarra Valley or down on the Mornington Peninsular are buzzing with excitement as their local produce of wine, fruits, cheeses and other goodies is offered to all those who love the best tastes of the countryside.
Yarra Valley Vineyard
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Head on down the coast, few hours outside Melbourne.
Phillip Island takes full advantage of the Melbourne Climate and holds the Australian Formula1 Grand Prix Tournament. If you are into motor cycle racing then this is one event not to miss.
Phillip Island Formula1 Grand Prix Tournament
Now with the gardens blooming, the grass growing rampantly and the sun starting to shine a lot longer during the day, the average being 5.9 hrs a day, Melbourne is once again celebrating new life and a heck of a lot of family fun!
Just letting you know though, that October is notorious for the amont of rain that it receives in the month...some 67.4mm!
Brollies(umbrellas) are essential as a sudden downpour is always imminent.
Check the weather bureau for the forecast if you are venturing outside.
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