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Tasmanian Weather

Thu 16:05 EDT
Current Warnings

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Light showers in northern, central & eastern parts. Dry elsewhere. Brisk winds.

  • Friday Light showers in north. Dry elsewhere. Brisk winds warming up.

  • Saturday Showers developing throughout, heavy in the W. Cooler and cloudier.

  • Sunday Heavy rain in the north and west. Strong winds NW. Cool to mild throughout.

  • Monday Very windy. Cold feel throughout .. Frequent showers, falling as snow over high ground.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 19/03 Tue 20/03 Wed 21/03


Cape Sorell


Friendly Beach


St Helens Ap


Cape Sorell




Mt Wellington


Mt Wellington


Butlers Gorge


Butlers Gorge


Butlers Gorge

ENE 55km/h

Cape Grim


Mt Wellington


Tasman Island


Mt Read
no rain last hr Wettest


Mt Read


Cape Bruny


Lake Leake


Mt Wellington
Tasmania's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 38.0°C at
Campania in 2008
Lowest -0.9°C at
Mt Wellington in 1995
Highest 24.0°C at
Strahan in 1986
Lowest -6.9°C at
Liawenee in 2005
Highest 164.1mm at
Hastings in 1946

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

March 2018
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
12.9 +0.0 19.7 +1.1 17.0 35
8.5 +0.4 22.5 +0.9 22.6 50
12.8 +0.2 21.8 +0.4 17.6 35
12.6 +1.7 21.7 +1.5 23.4 52
13.2 +1.0 21.0 +0.8 28.8 60
11.0 +0.6 23.6 +0.8 31.6 81
3.0 -0.8 15.9 -0.3 61.8 97
6.3 +0.0 14.8 +0.2 63.8 88
9.9 -0.0 19.9 +0.4 58.2 55
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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