Fairfax Media Network

Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Thu 16:05 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Mostly dry in the NE, showers elsewhere. Windy. Cool in the west, mild-to-warm in the east.

  • Friday Late showers in the west, partly cloudy elsewhere. Cool in the west, mild in the east.

  • Saturday Cool-to-mild throughout, coldest in the south. Light showers, mainly in the west.

  • Sunday Widespread cloud. Mild throughout.

  • Monday Mostly clear and warm throughout. The odd coastal shower in the NE.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12

19.0°C

Triabunna
Hottest

26.4°C

Cressy

28.8°C

Fingal

32.0°C

Strahan Ap

32.0°C

Friendly Beach

4.7°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

1.7°C

Liawenee

5.0°C

Butlers Gorge

11.0°C

Mt Wellington

-0.7°C

Liawenee

NW 75km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

70km/h

Mt Hartz

70km/h

Tasman Island

85km/h

Mt Wellington
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.0mm

Low Rocky Point

0.2mm

Scotts Peak Dam

5.0mm

Strahan Ap

5.0mm

Strahan Ap
Tasmania's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Hobart in 1897
Lowest -0.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 1964
Highest 23.9°C at
Hobart in 1920
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mount Barrow in 1969
Highest 202.0mm at
Mt Wellington in 1995

Tasmania Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
12 20 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
10 21 60% < 1mm Nil NNW 17 62 - -
Mostly sunny
12 23 10% < 1mm Nil NNW 16 49 N 15 41
Mostly sunny
13 25 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
11 22 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
9 23 30% < 1mm Nil NNW 11 55 - -
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.

Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.