Tasmania weather

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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Tasmania. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Tasmania (Hobart) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Tasmania?

The best time to go to Tasmania (Hobart) is January based on the following average weather conditions.

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  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Tasmania (Hobart)20
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Tasmania (Hobart)20
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Tasmania (Hobart)18
  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Tasmania (Hobart)16
  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Tasmania (Hobart)12
  • 10°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Tasmania (Hobart)10
  • 9°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Tasmania (Hobart)9
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Tasmania (Hobart)11
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Tasmania (Hobart)13
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Tasmania (Hobart)15
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Tasmania (Hobart)17
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Tasmania (Hobart)18

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Tasmania weather overview

Tasmania, which lies off the south coast of Australia, shares some aspects of the south coast's weather in the shape of warm summers and cold, wet winters. Overall, though, this mountainous island's climate is wetter, cloudier and generally cooler than the mainland's. Expect changeable weather conditions throughout the year and be prepared for heavy snow in the mountains at any time.

What to pack for Tasmania weather

Pack a mix of light and heavier clothes, and take rainwear. In other words, be ready for anything.

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Which is the hottest month in Tasmania?

The hottest time of year in Hobart, Tasmania is normally January. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 20°C.

Which month has the most rain in Tasmania?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Hobart, Tasmania with 85mm on average. There are normally 17 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Tasmania?

The sunniest time of year in Hobart, Tasmania is normally January with bright sunshine on average for 54% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Tasmania?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Hobart, Tasmania in February when the water temperature reaches 17°C.

What is the flight time to Tasmania from the UK?

The flight time to Tasmania from the UK is typically 26 hours.

What is the time difference between Tasmania and the UK?

The time difference between Tasmania and the UK is GMT+10 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Tasmania?

The main language spoken in Tasmania is English.

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What is the currency in Tasmania?

The currency in Tasmania is the Australian Dollar (AUD).

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Which plugs are used in Tasmania?

Tasmania uses electrical plug type I (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Tasmania?

They drive on the left side of the road in Tasmania.

Do you need a visa for Tasmania?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Tasmania.

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Compare Tasmania weather with the USA

Below the Tasmania weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Tasmania, Australia (Hobart) and the USA (Washington).

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