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Tasmanian Weather

Fri 22:01 EST
Current Warnings

Tasmania Forecast

  • Saturday Showers about the west and south. Drier over the north and east. Gusty winds.

  • Sunday Showers throughout, heaviest in the northwest. Gusty winds, strongest in the west and mountains.

  • Monday Gusty and heavy showers over the northwest. Drier over the southeast. Cold throughout.

  • Tuesday Gusty westerly winds. Showers throughout, heaviest over western parts.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 02/09 Thu 03/09 Fri 04/09


Flinders Island


King Island Ap




St Helens Ap


St Helens Ap


Mt Wellington


Mt Wellington





SW 59km/h

Mt Wellington


Cape Grim


Mt Wellington


Mt Wellington
no rain last hr Wettest


Maatsuyker Is


Fern Tree


Mt Wellington
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

(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 %
Late shower
6 15 70% 1-5mm Nil WSW 16 76 W 10 57
Possible shower
6 12 50% < 1mm Nil SSW 13 70 SSE 15 53
Frost then sunny
3 15 60% < 1mm Moderate W 3 88 S 7 46
Mostly sunny
5 14 60% < 1mm Slight SW 16 64 SE 18 60
Clearing shower
6 14 10% < 1mm Nil S 6 85 WSW 8 53
Possible shower
5 13 50% < 1mm Slight SW 19 65 SSE 17 61
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Weather News

A fantastic finale to the Tasmanian snow season

15:14 EST

Tasmanian ski resorts at Ben Lomond and Mount Mawson are looking back at one of their best seasons in at least a decade.

Races, rain and punters lift spirits of channel country graziers in south-west Queensland

14:14 EST

Recent wet weather and an in influx of thousands of tourists for the iconic Birdsville Races have lifted the spirits of graziers in Queensland's far south-west.

Tasmania's Ben Lomond ski field ends season on a high

12:44 EST

One of the best ski seasons in decades at Tasmania's Ben Lomond ski village will finish this weekend.