The warmest (and driest) months are January-February, with a record high of 40.8C recorded on January 4, 1976 - and a record low of .8C on June 25, 197 In December 1998 Hobart airport recorded a one-off sizzling 39.2C.
Summer is filled with long days and the city is protected from southerly winds by Mt Wellington from the west and Mt Nelson in the south.
The climate resembles a European city with spring flowers and blossoming trees you would find this far south. Maximum temperatures during summer rarely climb above 22C with lows of 12C recorded.
Spring is often seen as the best time to visit Hobart, with mild temperatures (18C average) but beware, this is also the wettest season - and it can be windy on some days.
Hobart is actually one of the driest cities of Australia, so don’t expect the tropical downpours of the north.
Autumn is also seen as a great season in which to visit, but temperatures start to fall at this time of year as the city heads for winter.
It rarely snows in Hobart during the winter as Mt Wellington
acts as a protective shield but the city has received a dusting from time to time, especially in the outer suburbs.
Light frosts are common, but are usually followed by gloriously crisp, and sunny days. In 2010 Hobart experienced its warmest July on record, with the Tasmanian capital averaging close to 14C. The previous record for warmest July was 13.7C in 2002, 1993 and 1988.
Below is the official Hobart weather forecast from the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology.