Climate in Tasmania

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from six measuring weather stations in Tasmania.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Tasmania is the coldest region in Australia with an average high temperature of only 18°C.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Tasmania
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 9 hours per day, January is the sunniest month in the state of Tasmania. In June the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Tasmania
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 10 rainy days, August offers the most number of rainy days, and in January the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Tasmania
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.2 mm, the least rain falls in February. August, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Tasmania

Most important cities in the federal state »Tasmania«

Just 2 cities with over 50,000 inhabitants are located here. The federal state has a west-east extension of about 260 km and over 240 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Launceston66,80241° 26' 20"S147° 8' 5"E
Hobart52,78542° 52' 46"S147° 19' 46"E
Burnie19,97241° 3' 21"S145° 54' 14"E
Devonport19,31741° 10' 37"S146° 21' 5"E
Ulverstone9,60441° 9' 37"S146° 10' 57"E
Wynyard5,70640° 59' 23"S145° 43' 34"E
New Norfolk5,52642° 46' 57"S147° 3' 31"E
Bellerive4,31642° 52' 32"S147° 22' 13"E
George Town4,26841° 6' 20"S146° 49' 34"E
Longford4,26741° 36' 18"S147° 7' 8"E
Smithton4,20240° 50' 45"S145° 7' 30"E
Penguin4,04241° 7' 21"S146° 4' 23"E
Latrobe3,52641° 14' 47"S146° 25' 28"E
Margate3,39743° 1' 41"S147° 15' 45"E
Scottsdale2,46841° 9' 28"S147° 31' 2"E
Queenstown2,35242° 4' 50"S145° 33' 23"E
Port Sorell2,29441° 9' 59"S146° 33' 10"E
Perth2,23841° 34' 20"S147° 10' 15"E
Austins Ferry2,05642° 46' 0"S147° 15' 0"E
Deloraine2,03241° 31' 29"S146° 39' 25"E
St Helens2,00041° 19' 13"S148° 14' 20"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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