Tasmania has a cool, temperate climate with four distinct seasons but the weather can vary greatly even on a day to day basis. Summer is from December to February, and the average maximum temperature 21 °C. Winter temperatures average 12 °C, which is between June and August.

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Image Source: Andrea Schaffer. Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park
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Tasmania has a cool, temperate climate with four distinct seasons but the weather can vary greatly even on a day to day basis.

Summer is from December to February, and the average maximum temperature 21 °C. Winter temperatures average 12 °C, which is between June and August.

Rainfall across Tasmania is highly variable – Hobart is Australia's second driest city, with an average annual rainfall of 626 millimetres, while the western coast of Tasmania averages 2,400 millimetres a year.

Tasmania Main Centre Temperatures

Hobart

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High °C 22 22 20 17 14 12 12 13 15 17 19 20
Low °C 12 12 11 9 7 5 4 5 6 8 9 11
High °F 71 71 68 63 58 54 53 55 59 62 66 68
Low °F 53 54 51 48 44 41 40 41 43 46 49 51
Rainfall mm 48 40 45 51 47 54 52 53 53 62 54 57
Rainy Days 11 9 11 12 14 14 15 15 15 16 14 13
Hours Sunshine 248 206 198 159 130 117 136 155 177 201 207 229

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