The weather for Hobart can quite often be compared to that of Wellington in New Zealand as it is often cooler during most months throughout the year and cloudy. The weather still present four very distinct seasons through the year, winter, summer, spring and autumn and January and February being the driest months out of the entire year. Hobart is classed as having a maritime climate with days being mild and temperate presenting many opportunities to get out and about and experience the huge range of activities and attractions that you will find here. With the southern aspect of the city, Hobart is prone to receiving harsh southerly winds dragging up from the Antarctic but fortunately with westerly winds it is protected by Mount Wellington and Mount Nelson to the south.
Winter in Hobart can see temperatures drop to around a low of 2-5 degrees making it rather cool but great for cosying up around an open log fire in your chosen holiday accommodation. There are ample attractions and activities still to take in, and your winter escape will prove to be a memorable on in Hobart. Plan the ultimate winter holiday with snow skiing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing tours and plenty of on snow activities for the whole family to enjoy. Winter weather is ideal for all things snow when travelling to Hobart and with the snow fields just a short drive you can easily access them from where ever you might be checked into.
Autumn sees the city start to come to life again with temperature slightly rising to a comfortable daily average of around 15 degrees and the chance to enjoy the many dining options, shopping treats, markets, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and more. And if you are travelling to Hobart during Spring and Summer this will see water sports, charters, cruises, hiking, camping, mountain bike riding, sightseeing and so much more all at your door step.
During the warmer months you can visit flowers festivals, base your trip around numerous events and local festivals, spend time out on the water, hike through pristine rainforests and wilderness surrounding Mount Wellington and soak up the clean crisp air that Hobart is known for. Whether you are after a winter escape to the snow capped mountains, a summer break with the family and kids, a honeymoon in paradise during spring or an autumn vacation filled with every changing colours and delights, the weather for Hobart presents new attractions with every change of the season.
Always find out what the weather is doing for your next trip away so that you can pack accordingly and always take into consideration that rainfall for Tasmania especially Hobart is high as it experience more than usual rainfall than other capital cities in the country.