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Tasmanian Weather

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Wed 12:05 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Patchy light showers, mainly in the south. West to southwesterly winds.

  • Thursday Showers along the west coast. Cool throughout, light winds.

  • Friday Mostly sunny with light winds. Cool throughout.

  • Saturday Light winds and mostly clear skies. Cool to mild throughout.

  • Sunday Generally dry and sunny throughout. Light and variable winds.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 31/08 Mon 01/09 Tue 02/09

15.1°C

Friendly Beach
Hottest

20.0°C

Swansea

19.7°C

Swansea

16.0°C

Bridport

19.7°C

Swansea

2.9°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

2.7°C

Maydena

-3.4°C

Mt Wellington

-3.0°C

Mt Wellington

-3.4°C

Mt Wellington

NW 35km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is

77km/h

Maria Is

70km/h

Eddystone Point
-

0.2mm last hr

Warra
Wettest

15.2mm

Strahan Ap

18.4mm

Quamby Bluff

10.0mm

Maatsuyker Is

10.4mm

Maatsuyker Is
Tasmania's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 31.1°C at
Hobart Ap in 1987
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mt Wellington in 1995
Highest 19.0°C at
Risdon in 1973
Lowest -10.7°C at
Shannon Hec in 1983
Highest 188.0mm at
Port Arthur in 2005

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
6 15 30% < 1mm Nil SSW 9 68 WSW 14 57
Showers
2 12 90% 1-5mm Moderate NW 4 86 WSW 14 64
Late shower
4 14 70% < 1mm Slight NW 17 70 SW 12 52
Mostly sunny
4 15 40% < 1mm Slight SW 15 65 SSE 15 55
Mostly sunny
3 15 70% < 1mm Moderate WSW 14 68 S 17 55
Mostly sunny
0 15 40% < 1mm High WNW 3 78 WNW 6 50
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Weather News

Frosty mornings for Tasmania

14:26 EST

Tasmania woke to a cold and frosty morning with road weather alerts issued for some areas due to icy conditions and there are more cold mornings to come.

NSW bushfire service helps Canada douse record forest fires

13:47 EST

Parts of eastern Australia are facing an increased threat of bushfires this summer and authorities are gearing up for possibly significant forest fires.

Some farmers too 'proud' to claim drought aid funding

13:38 EST

Maranoa MP Bruce Scott says some farmers are not claiming the Farm Household Allowance because they are reluctant to go into a Centrelink office.