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Melbourne has a temperate oceanic climate and is known for its changing weather conditions. As a result, residents often describe Melbourne's typical weather conditions as being "four seasons in one day".
In the hottest months of summer, January and February, temperatures average between 58°F (14°C) and 78°F (25°C), though it can get substantially hotter. In the spring and summer months, cold fronts can cause severe weather including thunderstorms, hail, heavy rain and gales.
In the winter months, between June and August, temperatures average between 43°F (6°C) and 59°F (15°C). Melbourne experiences some frost and fog in winter, but snow is very rare.
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