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Thu 05:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • 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.

  • Sunday Cold and gusty showers throughout the day. Snowfalls possible over the ranges.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 22/05 Tue 23/05 Wed 24/05

14.4°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

21.1°C

Hobart Ap

20.0°C

Flinders Island

18.0°C

Bicheno

21.8°C

Hobart Ap

4.7°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

4.7°C

Butlers Gorge

2.0°C

Mt Read

0.0°C

Fingal

-4.6°C

Liawenee

NNW 42km/h

Low Rocky Point
Windiest

83km/h

Mt Read

79km/h

Cape Grim

81km/h

Cape Grim
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.2mm

Luncheon Hill

43.0mm

Pipers River

8.0mm

Strahan Ap

8.0mm

Strahan Ap
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
(Group 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 76.8 96
3.3 +0.5 15.5 +0.2 113.8 229
9.5 +0.5 17.0 +0.8 122.2 158
7.9 +0.9 15.0 +0.5 20.8 46
9.9 +0.6 15.9 +0.3 40.0 48
5.2 +0.1 16.4 +0.6 46.6 75
0.0 -0.2 9.4 +0.3 60.8 78
3.6 +0.1 8.8 +0.2 59.2 77
7.3 -0.1 14.3 +0.0 126.6 86
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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Weather News

Another foggy start for Brisbane

15:20 EST

Flights were diverted from Brisbane Airport this morning as fog once again shrouded southeast Queensland.

Sydney wakes to rare rumble

13:00 EST

Sydneysiders were woken up this morning by a loud bang that may have been caused by a rare type of lightning.

Fog blankets parts of south-east Queensland

09:37 EST

A number of flights have been delayed at Brisbane airport as fog again covers parts of south-east Queensland.