Weather/Climate/Light

Like much of Victoria, the broader Geelong region has stable weather while still offering four distinct seasons.

The hottest months are January and February with a mean maximum temperature of 23 degrees Celcius with comfortable humidity. July is the coldest month, with a mean maximum of 6 degrees Celcius. Annual rainfall varies, from 2000mm in the Otway Ranges to around 600mm in some coastal areas.

Summer (December to February)
You can expect mild to warm (hotter in February) weather with days filled with sunshine throughout summer. The most consistent and stable warm and sunny weather occurs in February, March and April.

Autumn (March to May)
Mild and sunny days are a feature of autumn. The sunshine invariably follows crisp and sometimes chilly autumn nights.

Winter (June to August)
Coolerand wetter weather in winter is broken with many days of sunshine.

Spring (September to November)
The weather begins to warm in spring and the days are more frequently filled with sunshine following winter, although October is the region's wettest month as the spring rains fall.

Timezones
Victoria is GMT +1100 during daylight savings (October - March) and GMT +1200 during non-daylight savings periods.

Electricity
The electricity supply is 240v AC (alternating current) and 50 hertz, using an earthed 3-pin plug. Television video standard is PAL 650 lines (although many companies offer NTSC capacity).

 

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