The climate of Tasmania is cool and temperate with four distinct seasons. As the state is in theSouthern Hemisphere
, summer lasts from December to February while winter months are June through August.
Average temperatures range from 70°F (21°C) along the coast to 75°F (24°C) as you move further inland. The Central Plateau region of Tasmania experiences some of the coldest temperatures in Australia, with temperatures ranging from 39°F (4°C) to 63°F (17°C).
Rainfall amounts vary throughout the state, with annual averages between 24-57 inches (616-1,458 mm).
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