Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Tasmania Australia

We show the climate in Tasmania by comparing the average weather in 3 representative places: Hobart, Launceston, and Devonport.

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Average High and Low Temperature in Tasmania

Average High and Low Temperature in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F5541715374564469363641NowNowDevonportDevonportLauncestonLauncestonHobartHobart
The daily average high and low air temperature at 2 meters above the ground. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding perceived temperatures.
Hobart 70°F70°F67°F63°F58°F54°F53°F55°F58°F61°F65°F68°F
Launceston 73°F73°F70°F64°F58°F54°F53°F54°F58°F61°F66°F70°F
Devonport 68°F69°F67°F62°F58°F55°F54°F55°F57°F59°F63°F66°F
Hobart 54°F55°F52°F49°F45°F42°F41°F42°F45°F47°F50°F52°F
Launceston 54°F54°F51°F47°F44°F41°F40°F41°F43°F45°F48°F51°F
Devonport 55°F56°F54°F51°F48°F46°F44°F45°F47°F48°F51°F53°F


Average Hourly Temperature in HobartJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowvery coldcoldcoolcoolcomfortablecoolvery cold


Average Hourly Temperature in LauncestonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowvery coldcoldcoolcoolcomfortablecoldcomfortablecoolvery cold


Average Hourly Temperature in DevonportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoolcoolcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Chance of Clearer Skies in Tasmania

Chance of Clearer Skies in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%624766506752NowNowDevonportDevonportLauncestonLaunceston
The percentage of time the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy (i.e., less than 60% of the sky is covered by clouds).
Clearer SkiesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hobart 59%61%58%53%49%49%51%54%55%56%55%56%
Launceston 63%65%63%58%53%52%51%53%56%58%57%60%
Devonport 64%66%63%58%54%53%54%56%58%59%58%60%

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Tasmania

Daily Chance of Precipitation in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%3719361440NowNowDevonportDevonportLauncestonLauncestonHobartHobart
The percentage of days in which precipitation is observed, excluding trace quantities.
Days of Precip.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hobart 6.3d5.9d7.1d7.8d7.8d8.6d9.5d11.0d10.8d10.3d8.0d7.8d
Launceston 5.1d4.4d5.4d7.0d8.0d9.0d10.1d10.7d9.8d8.7d7.3d6.7d
Devonport 5.2d4.6d6.0d7.6d9.1d10.3d11.5d11.9d10.8d9.5d7.4d6.8d

Average Monthly Rainfall in Tasmania

Average Monthly Rainfall in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in2.
The average rainfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
Hobart 1.8″1.6″1.6″1.8″1.6″1.9″2.0″2.3″2.2″2.1″1.8″1.9″
Launceston 1.6″1.3″1.6″2.0″2.3″2.7″2.8″3.0″2.6″2.2″2.0″1.9″
Devonport 1.6″1.4″1.7″2.4″2.9″3.4″3.6″3.8″3.3″2.6″2.2″2.0″

Hours of Daylight in Tasmania

Hours of Daylight in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec4 hr4 hr6 hr6 hr8 hr8 hr10 hr10 hr12 hr12 hr14 hr14 hr16 hr16 hr18 hr18 hr20 hr20 hr15.49.0NowNowDevonportDevonportLauncestonLauncestonHobartHobart
The number of hours during which the Sun is at least partly above the horizon.
Hobart 14.9h13.8h12.3h10.9h9.7h9.1h9.4h10.4h11.8h13.3h14.6h15.3h
Launceston 14.8h13.7h12.3h11.0h9.8h9.2h9.5h10.5h11.8h13.2h14.5h15.1h
Devonport 14.8h13.7h12.3h11.0h9.8h9.3h9.5h10.5h11.8h13.2h14.4h15.1h

Chance of Muggy Conditions in Tasmania

Chance of Muggy Conditions in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%12NowNowLauncestonLauncestonHobartHobart
The percentage of time that is muggy, oppressive, or miserable (i.e., a dew point greater than 65°F).
Muggy daysJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hobart 0.1d0.1d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d
Launceston 0.2d0.3d0.1d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d
Devonport 0.3d0.5d0.2d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d

Average Wind Speed in Tasmania

Average Wind Speed in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph12.
The average of mean hourly wind speeds at 10 meters above the ground.
Wind Speed (mph)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hobart 11.110.310.310.

Average Water Temperature in Tasmania

Average Water Temperature in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec52°F52°F54°F54°F56°F56°F58°F58°F60°F60°F62°F62°F64°F64°F66°F66°F625365NowNowDevonportDevonportLauncestonLauncestonHobartHobart
The daily average wide-area surface water temperature.
Water Temp.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hobart 61°F62°F61°F59°F57°F55°F54°F53°F53°F54°F56°F58°F
Launceston 63°F65°F64°F62°F60°F57°F55°F54°F54°F55°F58°F60°F
Devonport 63°F64°F64°F62°F60°F57°F55°F54°F54°F55°F58°F60°F

Tourism Score in Tasmania

Tourism Score in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810105.10.36.2NowNowDevonportDevonportLauncestonLauncestonHobartHobart
The tourism score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F.

Beach/Pool Score in Tasmania

Beach/Pool Score in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810100.6NowNowLauncestonLauncestonHobartHobart
The beach/pool score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F.

Growing Season in Tasmania

Growing Season in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%20%20%40%40%60%60%80%80%100%100%NowNowDevonportDevonportLauncestonLauncestonHobartHobart
The percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season, defined as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Growing Degree Days in Tasmania

Growing Degree Days in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°FNowNowDevonportDevonportLauncestonLauncestonHobartHobart
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, where growing degree days are defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature (50°F in this case).

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Tasmania

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in TasmaniaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh7.51.47.9NowNowDevonportDevonportLauncestonLauncestonHobartHobart
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter.
Solar Energy (kWh)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

This report illustrates the typical weather for Hobart, Launceston, and Devonport year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

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