The best times to visit Northwest Tasmania for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 17th


August 20th to October 14th

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



Other Northwest Tasmania Travel Info

Weather in Northwest Tasmania


Average temperatures in Northwest Tasmania vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th 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 Northwest Tasmania, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 91.4°F (33°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.1°F (22.3°C) at night.

Northwest Tasmania Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Northwest Tasmania 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.

Northwest Tasmania Perceived Temperature (F)


Northwest Tasmania Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Northwest 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 44.4 30.5 20.7
Feb 38.5 26.2 18.6
Mar 59.9 44.8 32.6
Apr 68.4 56.3 45.5
May 73.5 63.4 55.5
Jun 83.8 73.9 66.3
Jul 86.9 76.8 68.7
Aug 84.4 73.9 65.2
Sep 79.8 68.6 59.7
Oct 68.6 56.3 46.5
Nov 54 42.6 34.3
Dec 45.6 37.2 31.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.9 -0.8 -6.3
Feb 3.6 -3.2 -7.4
Mar 15.5 7.1 0.3
Apr 20.2 13.5 7.5
May 23.1 17.4 13.1
Jun 28.8 23.3 19.1
Jul 30.5 24.9 20.4
Aug 29.1 23.3 18.4
Sep 26.6 20.3 15.4
Oct 20.3 13.5 8.1
Nov 12.2 5.9 1.3
Dec 7.6 2.9 -0.2


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 Northwest Tasmania.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Northwest Tasmania has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (49.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (73.7%).

Wind in Northwest Tasmania is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by November and April. February’s average wind speed of around 6.4 knots (7.4 MPH or 11.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 16.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.1 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Mar 5.2 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Apr 5.8 Light breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 5.1 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jun 4.3 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.9 Significant breeze
Aug 3.1 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.7 Significant breeze
Oct 4.4 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Nov 6 Light breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Dec 5.4 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 53.3%
Feb 55.8%
Mar 49.3%
Apr 54.4%
May 66.2%
Jun 69%
Jul 70.5%
Aug 69.4%
Sep 68.9%
Oct 59.1%
Nov 58.1%
Dec 73.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Northwest 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 Northwest 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 Northwest 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

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 54.4 in August means 54.4% of the tourists vs. September.



Overall Northwest Tasmania Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.5°F (24.7°C) and 35.3°F (1.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Northwest Tasmania, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 43.6°F (6.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Northwest Tasmania to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.4°F (13°C) and 31.5°F (-0.3°C). These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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