The best times to visit Van Diemen Gulf for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 9th

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

 

 


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Weather in Van Diemen Gulf

Temperature

Average temperatures in Van Diemen Gulf vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th 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 Van Diemen Gulf, the hottest months are November, October, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early November where highs are regularly around 99.1°F (37.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73°F (22.8°C) at night.

Van Diemen Gulf Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Van Diemen Gulf Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

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Van Diemen Gulf Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Van Diemen Gulf 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 91.8 81.6 75
Feb 92.1 81.3 74.7
Mar 92.4 81.4 74.5
Apr 93.1 80.8 71.2
May 91.6 77.4 65.5
Jun 89.4 72.7 58
Jul 90.6 73 56.6
Aug 93.1 74.2 57.1
Sep 97.8 80.2 64.8
Oct 98.6 83 70.4
Nov 97.2 83.2 73.3
Dec 94 82.4 75.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 33.2 27.6 23.9
Feb 33.4 27.4 23.7
Mar 33.6 27.4 23.6
Apr 33.9 27.1 21.8
May 33.1 25.2 18.6
Jun 31.9 22.6 14.4
Jul 32.6 22.8 13.7
Aug 33.9 23.4 13.9
Sep 36.6 26.8 18.2
Oct 37 28.3 21.3
Nov 36.2 28.4 22.9
Dec 34.4 28 23.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Van Diemen Gulf are June, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early June. For example, on the week of June 4th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Van Diemen Gulf? 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 Van Diemen Gulf.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Van Diemen Gulf (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 49% 0 12.9
Feb 48% 0 11.1
Mar 40% 0 9.6
Apr 18% 0 4
May 5% 0 0.7
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 3% 0 0.5
Oct 12% 0 2.2
Nov 26% 0 4.5
Dec 48% 0 11.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 49 0 32.8
Feb 48 0 28.2
Mar 40 0 24.4
Apr 18 0 10.2
May 5 0 1.8
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 3 0 1.3
Oct 12 0 5.6
Nov 26 0 11.4
Dec 48 0 29

 

Humidity and Wind

Van Diemen Gulf has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (42.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (77.6%).

Wind in Van Diemen Gulf is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by October and July. January’s average wind speed of around 5.3 knots (6.1 MPH or 9.8 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 August where average top sustained speeds reach 11.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Van Diemen Gulf.

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Wind

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

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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 5.3 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.1 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
May 4.4 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.9 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.7 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.4 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.2 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77.3%
Feb 77.6%
Mar 75.2%
Apr 66.2%
May 59.5%
Jun 49.2%
Jul 46%
Aug 42.8%
Sep 47.4%
Oct 53%
Nov 63.2%
Dec 72.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Van Diemen Gulf?

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 Van Diemen Gulf, NO, Australia is August, followed by June and September. 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 Van Diemen Gulf 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

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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 48 in November means 48% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Van Diemen Gulf Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.6°F (34.2°C) and 90.2°F (32.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 12 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Van Diemen Gulf, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 99.1°F (37.3°C) and 96.1°F (35.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 8 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Van Diemen Gulf to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 96.7°F (35.9°C) and 90.2°F (32.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 13 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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