melbourne vs. london weather

I’m sick to death of Aussies telling me that London (European) weather is shit. Here are the facts:

Annual data 1971 – 2000

Melbourne

London

Average rainfall

650mm

583mm

Days of rainfall >1mm

100

106.5

Hours of sunshine

2,190

1,461

Max temp

19.8

14.8

Min temp

10.2

7.2

A bit more sunshine here in Melbourne and – hey, what’s this? – a bit more rain too! Who knew?

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3 thoughts on “melbourne vs. london weather

  1. nice blog. happy blogging mate. i have many friends in melbourne and i would love if they note the melbourne life as you do. can i know the source of this info as i am writing a book about australia and i might need some resources, informing something similar

    tnx mate

  2. Rain doesn’t matter – London weather is shit, cause it’s cold and dark 24/7. Read the table – Melbourne has 790 hours of sunshine more and is 5 degs warmer.

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