The best times to visit Glenorchy for ideal weather are

November 5th to April 15th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Glenorchy Travel Info

Weather in Glenorchy


Average temperatures in Glenorchy vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 Glenorchy, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 78.4°F (25.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.7°F (13.2°C) at night.

Glenorchy Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Glenorchy Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Glenorchy Perceived Temperature (F)


Glenorchy Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Glenorchy 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 76 64.2 52.6
Feb 75.7 64.2 53.4
Mar 70.1 60.6 51.3
Apr 62.7 55.1 48.2
May 55.7 50.5 45.6
Jun 49.9 45.5 41.4
Jul 48.7 44.4 40.2
Aug 51.1 45.6 40.6
Sep 57.4 49.7 42.3
Oct 63.6 54.2 44.3
Nov 69.4 58.6 48.1
Dec 72 61.2 50.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 24.4 17.9 11.4
Feb 24.3 17.9 11.9
Mar 21.2 15.9 10.7
Apr 17.1 12.8 9
May 13.2 10.3 7.6
Jun 9.9 7.5 5.2
Jul 9.3 6.9 4.6
Aug 10.6 7.6 4.8
Sep 14.1 9.8 5.7
Oct 17.6 12.3 6.8
Nov 20.8 14.8 8.9
Dec 22.2 16.2 10.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Glenorchy are February, 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 January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Glenorchy? 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 Glenorchy.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Glenorchy (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.8
Feb 5% 0 1.1
Mar 10% 0 1.5
Apr 14% 0 1.8
May 22% 0 3.3
Jun 28% 0 3.8
Jul 32% 0 5.2
Aug 29% 0 3.8
Sep 22% 0 3
Oct 10% 0 1.3
Nov 10% 0 1.1
Dec 11% 0 1.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 2
Feb 5 0 2.8
Mar 10 0 3.8
Apr 14 0 4.6
May 22 0 8.4
Jun 28 0 9.7
Jul 32 0 13.2
Aug 29 0 9.7
Sep 22 0 7.6
Oct 10 0 3.3
Nov 10 0 2.8
Dec 11 0 3.3


Humidity and Wind

Glenorchy has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (49.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (84.8%).

Wind in Glenorchy is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and September. July’s average wind speed of around 8.7 knots (10 MPH or 16.2 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 late September where average top sustained speeds reach 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Glenorchy.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 6.5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Feb 6 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.3 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
May 7 Gentle breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 7.2 Gentle breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 8.7 Gentle breeze 12.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 8.3 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Sep 8 Gentle breeze 12 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.7 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.7 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 49.9%
Feb 51%
Mar 56.6%
Apr 63.3%
May 74.6%
Jun 84.8%
Jul 83.1%
Aug 78.9%
Sep 66.4%
Oct 57.9%
Nov 55.6%
Dec 53.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Glenorchy?

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 Glenorchy, TS, Australia is February, followed by January and May. 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 Glenorchy in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 66.7 in November means 66.7% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall Glenorchy Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 72.7°F (22.6°C) and 53.1°F (11.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Glenorchy, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 71.5°F (21.9°C) and 55.5°F (13.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Glenorchy to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 69.6°F (20.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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