When is the best time to visit Tasmania?

Tasmania has a cool temperate climate with four distinct seasons. The warmest months are in summer and early Autumn, from December to March, and the winter is cool with snow in alpine inland areas such as Cradle Mountain.

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Rainfall across Tasmania varies considerably with the coast experiencing mild drizzly winters, compared with the significant rain events experienced in some areas particularly on the western side of Tasmania and alpine areas.

Average maximum temperatures and rainfall are shown below for key areas.

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