The hottest month in Victoria is August when the average maximum temperature is 20°, average temperature is 16° and average minimum temperature is 12°.
The coolest month in Victoria is December when the average maximum temperature is 7°, average temperature is 5° and average minimum temperature is 3°.
The longest days in Victoria are in June, with an average of 16.1 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 8.3 hours of daylight per day.
The sunniest days in Victoria are in July which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 10.1 hours of sunshine per day, making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days. December has the least sunshine with an average of 1.9 hours of sunshine per day, making it not a particularly sunny month.
The ultraviolet index is the highest in June when it reaches 8.2 and lowest in December when it reaches 0.8.
An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.
The warmest sea water temperatures in Victoria are found in August when they peak at 29° and lowest in January when they dip to 8°.
The sea is best for swimming between April and December when the temperature is above 22° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.
The wettest month in Victoria is February with 10.9cm of rain and January has the most days of rain with 17.4 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.
The driest month in Victoria is July with 1cm of rain and the least days of rain with 4.5 days with some rain, a very dry time to visit the beach.
The most humid month in Victoria is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 13° which is comfortable for everyone.
The least humid month in Victoria is February with a dew point of 4° which is a bit dry for some.
The most windy month in Victoria is March when the average maximum windspeed is 28kmh and the average wind speed is 15kmh.
The least windy month in Victoria is September when the average maximum windspeed is 22kmh and the average wind speed is 11kmh.