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Wed 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Very windy with showers, heaviest in the west. Cold throughout.

  • Thursday Gusty showers in the west, mostly clear north. Cold throughout, especially elevated areas.

  • Friday A few showers in the W, mostly dry in the east. Breezy W/SW winds. Cool throughout.

  • Saturday Winds increasing throughout the day. Dry and warm.

  • Sunday Windy, mostly cloudy and mild. Showers developing in the afternoon and evening.

Tas Extremes and Records

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

13.7°C

Triabunna
Hottest

17.7°C

Launceston

16.0°C

Orford

18.2°C

Launceston

25.3°C

Campania

1.2°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-0.1°C

Mt Wellington

0.2°C

Mt Wellington

-0.8°C

Mt Wellington

-4.1°C

Liawenee

WSW 46km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

107km/h

Mt Hartz

144km/h

Mt Wellington

135km/h

Mt Wellington
-

0.2mm last hr

Cape Grim
Wettest

62.8mm

Mt Read

23.6mm

South Queenstown

9.8mm

Mt Read

10.0mm

Mt Read
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 2018
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.6 +0.4 15.6 +1.0 35.8 42
3.7 +0.8 16.3 +1.1 98.8 194
10.7 +1.7 16.5 +0.2 53.8 68
9.3 +2.3 16.4 +1.9 143.4 313
10.5 +1.1 15.8 +0.2 84.0 98
5.2 +0.0 16.7 +0.9 38.2 59
1.6 +1.4 9.6 +0.6 69.2 76
3.7 +0.3 8.4 +0.0 147.2 171
8.8 +1.4 14.7 +0.4 178.4 114
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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