Weather in Tasmania, Australia in January

So you're interested in going to Tasmania, Australia in January

January is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Tasmania. January is too cold for swimming in Tasmania for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Tasmania in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Tasmania in January

The average maximum temperature in Tasmania in January is 23°. The average maximum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average temperature in Tasmania in January is 17°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Tasmania in January is 12°. The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

Sunshine in Tasmania in January

The average day light hours per day in Tasmania in January are 14.9 and there are 11.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Tasmania in January is typically 11.8 during January. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Tasmania in January

The average sea water temperature in Tasmania in January is 14.7° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Tasmania in January

The average total rainfall in Tasmania in January is 0.2cm and on average there are 10.8 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Tasmania in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Tasmania in January is 12° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Tasmania in January is typically 81.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 82.1% in the previous month and 85.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Tasmania in January is typically 57.6%. The average relative humidity is 59.1% in the previous month and 63.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Tasmania in January

The average maximum wind speed in Tasmania in January is typically 36kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 34kmh in the previous month and 32kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Tasmania in January is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 17kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Tasmania in January is from the West-Southwest.