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Tasmanian Weather

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Fri 10:05 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Friday Warm-to-hot statewide. Dry and mostly sunny. Light winds.

  • Saturday Scattered showers throughout the day. Mild to warm throughout.

  • Sunday Showers confined to N & W, mostly dry elsewhere. Warm in the south & east, milder in the west.

  • Monday Becoming sunnier. Mostly dry throughout. Mild with light winds.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01

35.3°C

Fingal
Hottest

27.2°C

Launceston

31.0°C

Ouse

36.3°C

Ouse

36.3°C

Ouse

14.1°C

Maatsuyker Is
Coldest

1.0°C

Liawenee

1.1°C

Butlers Gorge

9.5°C

Maydena

-0.1°C

Mt Wellington

SW 38km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

51km/h

Scotts Peak Dam

57km/h

Mt Wellington

96km/h

Mt Wellington
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Marrawah

0.4mm

Cape Grim

0.2mm

King Island Ap

0.2mm

King Island Ap
Tasmania's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.2°C at
Scamander in 2009
Lowest 2.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 2009
Highest 25.6°C at
Risdon in 1962
Lowest -4.0°C at
Liawenee in 2000
Highest 265.0mm at
Scamander in 2011

Tasmania Weather Forecasts

Station
(group 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
16 29 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
21 29 40% < 1mm Nil W 15 35 S 24 60
Mostly sunny
16 34 50% < 1mm Nil NNW 9 53 NW 17 36
Mostly sunny
19 36 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
18 25 20% < 1mm Nil WNW 9 73 SSW 20 72
Late shower
20 33 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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Weather News

Australian Open: Heat policy needs to be looked at, Djokovic says, but Federer maintains his cool

10:14 EDT

The hottest topic of the Australian Open is once again the heat after a day in which Melbourne sweltered and players just about got roasted on court.

Melbourne set to hit 42C as Victoria warned of severe fire threat

10:08 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — are bracing for a 42C stinker today, as energy authorities flag the possibility of curtailing some industrial power users and firefighters prepare for severe risks.

Parts of Australia to pass 40C today as others brace for a hot weekend

09:57 EDT

Very hot and dry conditions have been forecast across the country today and over the weekend, fuelling warnings of extreme fire danger in some states.