Fairfax Media Network

Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Sun 16:31 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Windy, showers, small hail, mainly west. Snow lowering to about 300m in south in evening.

  • Monday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow on low ground rising during day.

  • Tuesday Strong, cold and showery westerly winds. Small hail. Showers, mainly west. Snow to 700m.

  • Wednesday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow to 500m.

  • Thursday Cold winds easing. Light showers west & south. Early frost then mostly sunny in northeast.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08

9.6°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

15.2°C

Campania

13.1°C

Bicheno

12.5°C

Bridport

14.1°C

Friendly Beach

-4.8°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.8°C

Mt Wellington

-4.1°C

Mt Wellington

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington

-5.2°C

Mt Wellington

W 77km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

26.6mm

Mount Victoria

35.2mm

Mount Victoria

10.6mm

Mt Hartz

17.6mm

Warra
Tasmania's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 25.0°C at
Campania in 2006
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mt Wellington in 2005
Highest 16.1°C at
Grove in 2005
Lowest -11.0°C at
Shannon Hec in 1974
Highest 199.4mm at
Mt Wellington in 2010

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
20:35 EST
W 91 109 7.3 3.6 0.2 77 9 2.6 1000.5
20:35 EST
WNW 41 59 6.6 3.0 1.4 78 3 16.2 997.3
20:30 EST
NW 22 35 4.5 -0.8 0.2 68 2 3.2 994.9
20:30 EST
NW 24 39 -1.8 -1.8 -8.1 100 1 2.8 -
20:30 EST
WNW 22 37 -3.2 -3.9 -9.6 95 1 4.6 994.1
20:30 EST
NW 11 19 4.9 -3.4 2.3 55 3 1.0 -
20:30 EST
NW 11 19 5.7 1.8 3.3 76 1 5.0 -
20:30 EST
WNW 50 70 8.8 4.8 3.8 76 4 3.2 1005.3
20:30 EST
WNW 39 56 9.6 4.0 5.5 68 4 1.6 1004.2
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.