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Hobart, Tasmania Climate & Temperature

  • Hobart, Tasmania, Australia is at 42°53'S, 147°19'E, 51 m (169 ft). See map.
  • Hobart, Tasmania has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Hobart, Tasmania is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 12.9 degrees Celsius (55.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Hobart, Tasmania Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 12.5°C (54.4°F) on average falling to 5.1°C (41.1°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 17°C (62.5°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 8.2°C (46.7°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 21.2°C (70.2°F) and average low temperatures are 12°C (53.5°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 17.6°C (63.6°F) during the day and lows of 9.4°C (48.9°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 586.5 mm (23.1 inches) which is equivalent to 586.5 Litres/m² (14.39 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2110 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Hobart, Tasmania you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Santa Cruz, Flores, Azores where you would find a Humid subtropical climate.

Hobart, Tasmania Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (53) 13 (56) 15 (59) 17 (63) 19 (65) 20 (68) 22 (71) 22 (71) 20 (68) 18 (64) 15 (58) 12 (54) 17 (63)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (47) 9 (49) 11 (52) 13 (55) 14 (57) 16 (60) 17 (63) 17 (63) 16 (60) 14 (57) 11 (52) 9 (48) 13 (55)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (40) 5 (42) 7 (44) 8 (47) 10 (49) 11 (52) 12 (54) 13 (55) 11 (53) 10 (49) 7 (45) 5 (41) 9 (48)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 60 (2) 60 (2) 50 (2) 58 (2) 53 (2) 54 (2) 41 (2) 39 (2) 45 (2) 44 (2) 46 (2) 37 (1) 587 (23)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 17 (55) 18 (58) 17 (57) 18 (58) 16 (53) 14 (45) 13 (42) 10 (35) 13 (42) 14 (47) 14 (45) 16 (53) 180 (49)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 4h 21' 4h 50' 5h 52' 6h 05' 6h 46' 7h 17' 7h 50' 7h 00' 6h 15' 4h 58' 4h 13' 3h 52' 5h 46'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 21' 10h 27' 11h 54' 13h 23' 14h 39' 15h 16' 14h 56' 13h 53' 12h 29' 10h 59' 9h 43' 9h 04' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 47 (53) 47 (53) 50 (50) 46 (54) 47 (53) 48 (52) 53 (47) 51 (49) 51 (49) 46 (54) 44 (56) 43 (57) 48 (52)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 26.6 35 46.3 57.6 66.8 70.5 66.9 57.6 46.9 35.3 27 23.7 46.7

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