Hobart - Extreme Daily Rainfall for Each Year





This page lists the heaviest rainfalls and wettest days of each year in Hobart, Tasmania Australia. The information answers questions like: When was the last time Hobart got more than 75 millimetres of rain in a single day? What was the heaviest rainfall of 2018 or a century ago?

The list gives the highest daily precipitation for each year in Hobart and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means the same amount of rain also fell on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records were observed at downtown Hobart and go back to 1895. During that time the heaviest downpour measured for a single day was 132.3 millimetres (5.21 inches) on April 23, 1960.

Most rain in one day for recent years in Hobart
Inches Date Milli­metres
1.82 August 05, 2020   46.2
1.03 February 07, 2019 26.2
1.09 December 17, 2018 27.7
1.46 December 03, 2017 37.1
1.54 September 30, 2016 39.1
2.82 January 14, 2015 71.6
1.09 August 01, 2014 27.7
1.69 July 22, 2013 42.9
1.36 May 26, 2012 34.5
3.10 April 13, 2011 78.7
2.47 August 12, 2010 62.7
Highest daily rainfall recorded at Hobart each year
Inches Date Milli­metres
1.77 June 05, 2009 45.0
1.00 June 27, 2008 25.4
2.77 January 22, 2007 70.4
0.61 January 01, 2006 15.5
2.97 September 12, 2005 75.4
1.72 January 30, 2004 43.7
1.97 March 21, 2003 50.0
0.96 August 13, 2002 24.4
1.31 October 12, 2001 33.3
1.20 January 05, 2000 30.5
1.72 February 07, 1999 43.7
1.98 December 27, 1998 50.3
2.40 January 22, 1997 61.0
2.40 February 09, 1996 61.0
2.83 December 19, 1995 71.9
1.34 August 01, 1994 34.0
2.22 December 29, 1993 56.4
0.91 September 13, 1992 23.1
1.50 January 25, 1991 38.1
2.20 July 03, 1990 55.9
1.24 October 27, 1989 31.5
1.61 November 15, 1988 40.9
1.03 May 25, 1987 26.2
1.67 January 10, 1986 42.4
1.65 December 18, 1985 41.9
1.43 November 12, 1984 36.3
2.91 March 23, 1983 73.9
0.91 March 09, 1982 23.1
2.30 August 28, 1981 58.4
0.93 March 03, 1980 23.6
0.78 September 12, 1979 19.8
1.58 February 08, 1978 40.1
2.64 March 27, 1977 67.1
2.55 August 02, 1976 64.8
2.08 March 19, 1975 52.8
1.42 April 30, 1974 36.1
1.85 May 03, 1973 47.0
1.42 January 10, 1972 36.1
1.64 February 10, 1971 41.7
2.24 October 22, 1970 56.9
2.13 February 22, 1969 54.1
0.90 February 27, 1968 22.9
2.43 July 11, 1967 61.7
2.31 September 07, 1966 58.7
1.64 April 21, 1965 41.7
1.73 June 01, 1964 43.9
1.09 July 09, 1963 27.7
2.08 September 29, 1962 52.8
0.93 April 24, 1961 23.6
5.21 April 23, 1960 132.3
1.10 July 23, 1959 27.9
2.05 December 11, 1958 52.1
2.49 November 26, 1957 63.2
1.74 May 03, 1956 44.2
1.15 June 23, 1955 29.2
2.20 February 01, 1954 55.9
2.34 September 21, 1953 59.4
1.55 September 09, 1952 39.4
2.97 April 13, 1951 75.4
1.52 August 20, 1950 38.6
1.78 January 17, 1949 45.2
0.94 September 27, 1948 23.9
2.39 October 31, 1947 60.7
3.47 March 17, 1946 88.1
1.48 January 31, 1945 37.6
1.61 January 03, 1944 40.9
2.06 December 04, 1943 52.3
0.98 May 07, 1942 24.9
3.33 December 05, 1941 84.6
0.79 March 20, 1940 20.1
1.42 June 02, 1939 36.1
2.69 March 16, 1938 68.3
0.80 October 16, 1937 20.3
0.90 December 04, 1936 22.9
1.99 April 16, 1935 50.5
1.57 December 01, 1934 39.9
2.57 October 05, 1933 65.3
3.27 March 11, 1932 83.1
1.57 October 04, 1931 39.9
1.00 December 17, 1930 25.4
2.82 December 21, 1929 71.6
2.13 January 25, 1928 54.1
1.93 February 19, 1927 49.0
2.03 October 12, 1926 51.6
1.39 May 14, 1925 35.3
1.88 January 28, 1924 47.8
2.47 November 09, 1923 62.7
2.51 July 18, 1922 63.8
1.43 July 16, 1921 36.3
1.46 December 17, 1920 37.1
2.79 March 05, 1919 70.9
1.98 August 23, 1918 50.3
3.21 April 07, 1917 81.5
2.96 January 30, 1916 75.2
1.67 April 12, 1915 42.4
1.03 April 11, 1914 26.2
1.71 April 27, 1913 43.4
1.07 September 07, 1912 27.2
2.06 March 14, 1911 52.3
1.32 December 02, 1910 33.5
5.02 April 20, 1909 127.5
1.66 October 09, 1908 42.2
2.27 December 27, 1907 57.7
2.58 October 04, 1906 65.5
2.59 January 29, 1905 65.8
1.37 January 04, 1904 34.8
1.75 June 08, 1903 44.5
1.36 September 11, 1902 34.5
1.66 April 22, 1901 42.2
1.60 April 15, 1900 40.6
1.57 June 25, 1899 39.9
1.06 March 02, 1898 26.9
1.31 November 01, 1897 33.3
1.65 June 16, 1896 41.9
1.34 September 09, 1895 34.0
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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