The Best Time To Visit Launceston

Launceston Climate


Launceston is surrounded by several hills and mountains, which makes its weather patterns change frequently. Winters are cold and foggy, so if you are traveling during this time, take extra care and bring plenty of warm clothes. Autumn has a few sunny days and some rainfall, so pack a rain jacket and some sunscreen for whenever you're outdoors. Read more on What To Pack For Your Australian Self-Drive Holiday.

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Tamar Island Wetland

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Maximum and Minimum Average Temperatures In Launceston (Celsius)


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max 24 24 23 19 16 13 13 14 16 18 20 22
Min 12 12 10 8 5 3 2 4 5 7 9 11
Rain 45 32 37 53 61 69 76 87 66 52 52 46

RAIN – Rainfall in mm

Maximum and Minimum Average Temperatures In Launceston (Fahrenheit)


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max 75 75 73 66 61 55 55 57 61 64 68 71
Min 53 53 50 46 41 37 35 39 41 44 48 52
Rain 1.77 1.26 1.46 2.09 2.4 2.72 3 3.42 2.6 2.05 2.05 1.81

RAIN – Rainfall in Inches

School Holidays In Launceston, Tasmania


The summer holidays are in mid-December to late January. There are two week breaks between terms, usually in mid-April, early July and late September. Students also get Easter breaks from Good Friday to Easter Tuesday.

In Tasmania, the Queen's Birthday is celebrated on the second Monday of June, while Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of March.

The Launceston Cup is observed on the last Wednesday of February. Read more about holidays in Public Holidays In Australia.

The Best Time To Visit Launceston


It's a tie between Summer and Spring. The days are at their warmest between December to March, while Spring has warm days and cool nights, perfect for camping and a laid-back holiday. Both seasons are busy times for tourists so make sure to pre-book your campervans and campground stay. 

We'll help you find the perfect vehicle for your self-drive holiday in Campervan Hire Launceston and the best place to stay with Caravan Parks In Launceston.

You'll have more fun across the island. Know about The Best Time To Visit Hobart and Devonport.

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Australia Travel Distance

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