Hobart weather in January (Tasmania, Tasmania)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in January. The average maximum daytime temperature in Hobart in January lies at 22.0°C (71.6°F). Usually it is the warmest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 12.1°C (53.78°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is moderate with an average of 58mm (2.3 inches). There are generally around 11 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Hobart with 251 hours of sun during the entire month. January is known as one of the best months to visit Hobart.


Hobart, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 12 °C  
Max Temperature 22 °C  
Water Temperature 17 °C *  
Chance of Rain 38%  
Precipitation 57mm  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 51% *  
Sunshine 251 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 59% *  

Where to stay in Hobart

Where to go in Tasmania in January

Find out more about the weather in Tasmania in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. At night it tends to cool off so best to pack some warm nightwear as well. With a water temperature of around 17.0°C (62.6°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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