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Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Tue 05:00 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers over western coasts and higher ground. Dry and mild in the east, cooler in the west.

  • Wednesday Widespread rain and strong winds. Mild in the east, cool elsewhere.

  • Thursday Widespread showers, rain in the west. Mild in most places, cool over high ground.

  • Friday Showers in the west, mostly dry in the east. Cool and mostly cloudy throughout.

  • Saturday Cool throughout. Southwesterlies. Cloudy and showers in west and south.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 25/03 Sun 26/03 Mon 27/03

17.1°C

Swan Island
Hottest

24.2°C

King Island Ap

26.5°C

Ouse

30.0°C

Friendly Beach

33.2°C

Bushy Park

5.5°C

Fingal
Coldest

5.7°C

Tunnack

7.6°C

Lake Leake
 

-2.1°C

Liawenee

NNW 59km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

61km/h

Mt Read

94km/h

Mt Read

144km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.6mm

Mt Read

0.8mm

Erriba
 

47.6mm

Upper Esk
Tasmania's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 38.0°C at
Campania in 2008
Lowest -0.9°C at
Mt Wellington in 1995
Highest 24.0°C at
Strahan in 1986
Lowest -6.9°C at
Liawenee in 2005
Highest 164.1mm at
Hastings in 1946

Tasmania Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
05:05 EDT
W 41 63 16.0 11.2 16.0 73 4 2.6 1009.0
05:10 EDT
NW 33 39 14.9 10.1 12.8 73 4 19.6 1007.3
05:20 EDT
N 11 15 14.5 7.0 13.9 60 3 3.0 1004.5
05:10 EDT
WNW 31 35 8.2 6.3 4.1 88 2 6.4 -
05:20 EDT
W 31 37 6.9 5.5 2.4 91 1 7.6 1007.0
05:20 EDT
E 4 6 5.5 4.0 5.5 90 1 1.8 -
05:20 EDT
NW 9 11 13.7 11.2 13.2 85 1 4.6 -
05:20 EDT
WNW 31 35 16.2 10.9 16.2 71 4 2.0 1010.5
05:20 EDT
WNW 28 33 17.0 11.7 17.0 71 4 6.6 1010.3
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