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Tasmanian Weather

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Thu 10:27 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Showers and storms. Heavy in the west and north. Alpine snow. Gusty southwest winds throughout.

  • Friday Gusty southwesterly winds and showers. Cold throughout. Snow for highlands.

  • Saturday Blustery showers in the south and west. Dry but breezy in the east. Cool throughout.

  • Sunday Isolated showers easing. Breezy and cool throughout.

  • Monday Light showers in the north and west, drier east. Cold throughout, winds increasing in the evening.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 14/08 Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08

13.8°C

Friendly Beach
Hottest

19.0°C

Bicheno

17.0°C

Bicheno

17.0°C

Swansea

19.7°C

Swansea

-1.2°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-3.0°C

Fingal

-1.0°C

Lake Leake

-2.0°C

Mt Wellington

-9.4°C

Liawenee

W 64km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

107km/h

Maatsuyker Is

120km/h

Cape Grim

138km/h

Cape Grim
-
no rain last hr Wettest

12.6mm

Warra

34.0mm

Mount Victoria

44.8mm

Warra

45.0mm

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 -11.1°C at
Liawenee in 2015
Highest 199.4mm at
Mt Wellington in 2010

Tasmania Daily Summaries

Thursday August 17, 2017
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Station
(Ungroup by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
8.2 +0.0 - - 5.2
7 +1 - - 5.0
6.2 +1.0 - - 8.6
0 -1 - - 14.4
-1 +0 - - 21.8
5.3 +4.1 - - 0.4
6.5 +2.9 - - 2.0
9.3 +1.5 - - 2.2
8.3 +1.7 - - 8.4
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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