Tasmania – Best time to go

Best time to visit Tasmania

The best time to book your holidays is from December to March

Tasmania’s summer season is between December and March, offering the warmest weather and ideal for those wanting to explore the island’s natural landscape.

Max. day time temperature:   21°C
Min. night time temperature:   12°C
Average rainfall:   47mm per month
Average daylight hours:  5

What’s the weather like in Tasmania from December to March?

Tasmania has a year round, mild temperate climate, with four distinct seasons. Tourists can enjoy the warmest temperatures throughout the summer months (December – March). January and February are the hottest months and also have the least rainfall, making them perfect for outdoor adventures.

Why visit Tasmania from December to March?

  • Enjoy incredible Tasmanian food at the Taste of Tasmania festival, which is held in December
  • During the summer months explore the vast national parks and heritage sites which cover an amazing 40 percent of Tasmania
  • Follow the competitors in the annual Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race which sets sail every Boxing Day
  • Laugh out loud at the Hobart Comedy Festival in January

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