Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Hobart, Tasmania, Australia? If you're planning to go to Hobart, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Hobart, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hobart, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Hobart.

If you are going to go to the must-see Penitentiary Chapel, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Hobart.

What to wear/what to pack for Hobart, Tasmania, Australia by month

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January

January for Hobart is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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February

If you visit Hobart during February, you are likely to notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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March

If you visit Hobart during March, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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April

If you vacation in Hobart during April, you will probably notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

May in Hobart is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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June

If you are traveling to Hobart in June, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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July

July in Hobart is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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August

August in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

September in Hobart is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

October in Hobart can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Hobart is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

If you visit Hobart during December, you are likely to notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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