Hobart Climate and Weather

Hobart enjoys a mild and temperate oceanic climate with four distinct seasons. The city is not hot or sunny by Australian standards, receiving an average of just under six hours of sunshine per day. Snow is not common during the winter months, but it is normal to see adjacent Mount Wellington with a snowcap. In winter, between June and August, temperatures average between 40°F (4°C) and 55° (13°C); and in summer, between December and February, temperatures average between 51°F (10°C) and 71°F (21°C). Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, with about 10 to 15 rainy days every month. The peak summer months of January and February are the warmest and driest months and the best time to visit.