The best times to visit East Coast Tasmania for ideal weather are
November 5th to April 29th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
East Coast Tasmania Travel Guide
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Weather in East Coast Tasmania
Average temperatures in East Coast Tasmania vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 49th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit East Coast Tasmania, the hottest months are January, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 76.1°F (24.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.8°F (12.1°C) at night.
East Coast Tasmania Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
East Coast Tasmania Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
East Coast Tasmania Perceived Temperature (F)
East Coast Tasmania Perceived Temperature (C)
Average East Coast Tasmania Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in East Coast Tasmania are May, January, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid May. For example, on the week of May 14th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.
When can you find snow in East Coast Tasmania? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in East Coast Tasmania.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in East Coast Tasmania (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
East Coast Tasmania has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is October (56.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (69%).
Wind in East Coast Tasmania is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and September. January’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 15.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in East Coast Tasmania.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||8.8||Gentle breeze||14.8||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.9||Gentle breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.7||Gentle breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Apr||6.8||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|May||7||Gentle breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Jun||7||Gentle breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||7||Gentle breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Aug||7.8||Gentle breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|Sep||8.1||Gentle breeze||13.4||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7.9||Gentle breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Nov||7.9||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|Dec||8.3||Gentle breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to East Coast Tasmania?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Australia; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in East Coast Tasmania, TS, Australia is September, followed by October and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit East Coast Tasmania in August. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall East Coast Tasmania Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 72.8°F (22.7°C) and 59.6°F (15.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with about 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in East Coast Tasmania, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 70°F (21.1°C) and 61°F (16.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in East Coast Tasmania to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 76.1°F (24.5°C) and 68.6°F (20.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.