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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Windy with rain, mainly north and west. Just the odd brief, light shower on east coast.

  • Wednesday Rain becoming light in the afternoon. Gusty westerly winds, strongest along the coast.

  • Thursday Rain developing, heaviest in the west. Gusty westerly winds, strongest along the coast.

  • Friday Wind and showers easing. Mostly cool and cloudy.

  • Saturday Rain developing late in the north and west. Mostly cool and cloudy.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 20/05 Sun 21/05 Mon 22/05

19.4°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

18.0°C

King Island Ap

19.8°C

St Helens Ap

21.1°C

Hobart Ap

21.8°C

Hobart Ap

6.4°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-0.1°C

Liawenee

0.6°C

Scotts Peak Dam

4.7°C

Butlers Gorge

-4.6°C

Liawenee

NNW 35km/h

Mt Read
Windiest

101km/h

Mt Read

70km/h

Mt Wellington

83km/h

Mt Read
-

0.8mm last hr

Devonport Ap
Wettest

124.4mm

St Marys

3.6mm

Tasman Island

10.0mm

Low Rocky Point

10.2mm

Luncheon Hill
Tasmania's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 27.4°C at
Flinders Island in 1997
Lowest -3.2°C at
Mt Wellington in 1968
Highest 17.7°C at
Grove in 2005
Lowest -10.5°C at
Liawenee in 2006
Highest 153.7mm at
Bicheno in 1969

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

May 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.5 +0.3 15.2 +0.6 71.2 89
7.0 -0.4 14.3 -0.0 105.0 71
7.9 +0.9 14.9 +0.4 17.4 38
3.5 +0.0 8.7 +0.1 53.6 70
-0.3 -0.5 9.5 +0.4 50.0 64
3.3 +0.5 15.4 +0.1 111.4 224
5.2 +0.1 16.4 +0.6 32.4 52
9.9 +0.6 15.9 +0.3 31.6 38
9.4 +0.4 16.9 +0.7 119.6 155
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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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Aurora chasers in Tasmania and Victoria stayed up late on the weekend to catch a glimpse of the southern lights.