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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Possible light, isolated showers in the south. Warmer with possible light showers in the north.

  • Friday A few showers, mainly on the ranges. Mild with generally light winds.

  • Saturday Showers across the west. Cool change spreading across the state.

  • Sunday Brisk westerly winds. Showers in the west, becoming patchier in the east.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 08/02 Tue 09/02 Wed 10/02

21.6°C

Launceston
Hottest

30.5°C

Devonport Ap

30.7°C

Ouse

27.0°C

Devonport Ap

33.6°C

Scotts Peak Dam

7.5°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

2.3°C

Liawenee

5.6°C

Mt Read

4.0°C

Liawenee

-0.3°C

Liawenee

S 38km/h

Eddystone Point
Windiest

79km/h

Maatsuyker Is

66km/h

Maatsuyker Is

70km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.8mm

St Helens Ap

1.0mm

Maatsuyker Is

4.0mm

Low Rocky Point

4.0mm

Low Rocky Point
Tasmania's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.1°C at
Hobart in 1899
Lowest -2.7°C at
Mt Wellington in 1994
Highest 27.3°C at
Strahan in 1982
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington in 1994
Highest 162.6mm at
Mt Read in 2014

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 %
Sunny
13 25 30% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
14 22 10% < 1mm Nil SSW 10 69 SW 21 46
Mostly sunny
15 22 60% < 1mm Nil WSW 11 60 SSE 20 46
Late shower
16 23 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
16 23 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
15 27 80% 1-5mm Nil SE 8 58 NNW 13 35
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The Federal Government has introduced legislation to overhaul the Farm Management Deposits scheme, which it says will help farmers to help themselves.

Perth weather: Temperature hits 40C for fourth day, equalling record from 1933

21:26 EDT

Perth has recorded its fourth consecutive day of temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, equalling a record that has stood for more than 80 years, as a heatwave continues to grip the city.

Hobart set to cool after a warm start to February

14:50 EDT

The first ten days of February have set a new record for Hobart with each day breaking the 21 degree mark, although a series of fronts on the forecast will bring a cooler change.