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Tasmanian Weather

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Tue 10:10 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday A few showers/storms, mainly north and west. Mild throughout.

  • Thursday Widespread rain/showers clearing late in the day. Cool to mild throughout.

  • Friday Showers and possible storms over central and east. Light winds. Cool to mild throughout.

  • Saturday Showers in the N easing. Mostly dry elsewhere. Mild with weak winds statewide.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 16/12 Mon 17/12 Tue 18/12

22.2°C

Scotts Peak Dam
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

29.7°C

Campania
Avg: Rec:

28.7°C

Devonport Ap
Avg: Rec:

22.4°C

Launceston
Avg: Rec:

33.9°C

Ouse
Avg: Rec:

9.1°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

7.6°C

Butlers Gorge
Avg: Rec:

4.0°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

3.0°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

-1.8°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

ENE 44km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

68km/h

Mt Read

79km/h

Tasman Island

51km/h

Cape Grim
-
no rain last hr Wettest

49.0mm

Boat Harbour
Avg: Rec:
- -

12.6mm

Cape Bruny
Avg: Rec:

5.0mm

Mt Read
Avg: Rec:

5.0mm

Scottsdale
Avg: Rec:
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 %
Late shower
13 18 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Showers increasing
13 22 80% 1-5mm Nil SE 6 80 WSW 15 66
Mostly sunny
11 22 90% 5-10mm Nil NE 13 61 ENE 22 50
Possible shower
12 19 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
11 19 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
12 23 40% 1-5mm Nil SSE 6 71 NNE 11 49
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11:24 EDT

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ACCC recommends immediate overhaul of insurance in northern Australia as costs soar

10:34 EDT

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says government intervention is needed to bring down high insurance prices in Northern Australia, recommending the abolition of stamp duty on home, contents and strata insurance products.

Extreme heat wipes out almost one third of Australia's spectacled flying fox population

10:27 EDT

An extreme heatwave in far north Queensland last month is estimated to have killed more than 23,000 spectacled flying foxes, equating to almost one third of the species in Australia.