Tasmania Weather in November

 

November is a great month to travel to Tasmania. As the weather warms up, the landscape starts to come alive and coastal towns are buzzing with life. Continue reading to learn more about Tasmania’s weather and activities in November.

 

Spring in Tasmania

What Is the Weather Like in Tasmania in November?

November brings typical spring weather to Tasmania, marked by longer and warmer days with occasional showers. Weather conditions can change quickly, so make sure you pack adequate clothing, sun and rain protection, and check the local weather report before you travel.

 

Average Temperatures in Tasmania in November

November typically sees warm daytime high temperatures of around 20 °C (69.8 °F) with average overnight lows of 8 °C (46.4 °F). The weather on Tasmania’s East Coast is usually milder than in the other parts of the island. 

Average temperatures in Tasmania in November

Region

Min °C

Max °C

Average °C

Min °F

Max °F

Average °F

Strahan

8

18

13

46.4

64.4

55.4

Hobart 

10

19

14.5

50

66.2

58.1

Launceston

9

21

15

48.2

69.8

59

East Coast

10

20

15

50

68

59

Cradle Mountain

1

11

6

33.8

51.8

42.8

Average Sea Temperatures in Tasmania in November

The average sea water temperature in Tasmania in November is 14.4°C (57.9 °F). If you’re used to swimming in a pool, this may feel cold, but in a wetsuit you’ll be able to swim comfortably for a while.

Bay of Fires Rocks

Average Sunshine Hours per Day in Tasmania in November

There are many bright sunny days in November in Tasmania, with approximately 8 hours of daily sunshine. The sun rises between 5:52 am and 5:27 am and sets between 7:55 pm and 8:31 pm, and the days are now more than 14 hours long.

UV levels in Tasmania in November

The daily maximum UV index in Tasmania in November is 4. Sun protection measures are highly recommended.

Average Rainfall in Tasmania in November

The West Coast experiences plenty of rain in November, while precipitation is less frequent elsewhere in Tasmania, with an average of 47-62 mm (1.9-2.4 in) rainfall. 

Average rainfall in Tasmania in November

City / Region

Rainfall (mm)

Rain (inch)

Relative humidity

Rainy days

Strahan

88

3.46

77%

13

Hobart 

53

2.1

72%

7

Launceston

47

1.9

75%

6

Coles Bay

62

2.4

71%

8

Cradle Mountain

185

7.3

86%

14

Best Things to Do in Tasmania in November

In true Tasmanian fashion, the spring season is jam-packed with festivals and events for all tastes. From craft fairs to wildlife encounters, you're sure to find something fun to do on your spring trip to Tasmania.

Effervescence Tasmania 

Effervescence Tasmania is the annual celebration of the local sparkling wine and one of the most famous sparkling wine festivals in the world. There are tastings, shows, as well as ample opportunities to visit wineries and participate in masterclasses.

Festival of Roses

Woolmers Estate’s annual festival of roses showcases the first blooms of the season in November. In addition to admiring over 5,000 plants from 30 rose families, visitors can enjoy live music, food, and shopping.

Woolmers Festival of Roses

Tasmanian Craft Fair

The Tasmanian Craft Fair held in the picturesque town of Deloraine is the largest craft fair in the Southern Hemisphere. Each November, over 200 exhibitors gather to showcase the richness and diversity of their handicrafts and demonstrate their techniques.

Whale watching

November is the perfect time for spotting southern right and humpback whales as they return from Australia’s eastern coastline to Antarctica. Great Oyster Bay, Frederick Henry Bay, and Mercury Passage off Maria Island are the best spots to catch a glimpse of the passing whales. 

If you’re looking for more things to see and do in Tasmania in November, check out our Two Week Best of Tasmania Road Trip

Recommended Itineraries for Tasmania in November

FLT’s road trip itineraries are a great starting point for planning your Tasmanian holiday. You can explore the island at your own speed or create an epic Tasmania trip with the help of our travel specialists who will share their best advice and handcraft a personalised itinerary just for you.

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Irma Vuckovic
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Irma Vuckovic
: 21 Jun 2022 (Last updated: 21 Jun 2022)

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