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Thu 22:00 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Friday Brisk winds easing. Showers in west & sth easing. Light showers in centre clearing. Dry elsewhere.

  • Saturday Showers in west and south, mainly light. The odd shower in centre. Dry in northeast.

  • Sunday Light showers in west and south clearing. Dry elsewhere. Wind becoming lighter.

  • Monday The odd light shower in the south. Mostly sunny. Gentle winds.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12 Thu 08/12

13.9°C

Friendly Beach
Hottest

23.1°C

Launceston

24.8°C

Hobart

24.0°C

Hobart Ap

26.8°C

Bushy Park

0.2°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

2.8°C

Mt Read

4.9°C

Mt Wellington
 

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge

SW 100km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

74km/h

Mt Wellington

103km/h

Mt Read

122km/h

Mt Wellington
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.0mm

Mt Read

36.4mm

Barrington
 

36.4mm

Barrington
Tasmania's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Hobart in 1897
Lowest -0.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 1964
Highest 23.9°C at
Hobart in 1920
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mount Barrow in 1969
Highest 202.0mm at
Mt Wellington in 1995

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

December 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
11.9 -0.0 17.0 -0.2 26 0.0 0
8.5 -0.1 20.7 -0.8 8.8 17
12.2 +0.3 19.4 -0.8 71 3.4 6
12.0 +1.2 21.9 +1.5 12.4 22
10.6 -0.4 18.0 -0.7 6.0 14
10.7 +0.0 21.4 -1.2 19.6 42
3.1 -0.7 15.3 -0.9 14 10.8 16
5.1 +0.0 15.5 +0.7 18 15.8 19
9.9 +0.2 18.9 -0.3 29 19.4 20
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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