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Thu 22:49 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Friday Gusty southwesterly winds and showers. Cold throughout. Snow for highlands.

  • Saturday Blustery showers in the south and west. Dry but breezy in the east. Cool throughout.

  • Sunday Isolated showers easing. Breezy and cool throughout.

  • Monday Light showers in the north and west, drier east. Cold throughout, winds increasing in the evening.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08 Thu 17/08

9.8°C

Swan Island
Hottest

17.0°C

Bicheno

17.0°C

Swansea

14.0°C

Friendly Beach

19.7°C

Swansea

-2.4°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-1.0°C

Lake Leake

-2.0°C

Mt Wellington
 

-9.4°C

Liawenee

W 35km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

120km/h

Cape Grim

138km/h

Cape Grim

101km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

34.0mm

Mount Victoria

44.8mm

Warra
 

56.2mm

Ringarooma
Tasmania's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 25.0°C at
Campania in 2006
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mt Wellington in 2005
Highest 16.1°C at
Grove in 2005
Lowest -11.1°C at
Liawenee in 2015
Highest 199.4mm at
Mt Wellington in 2010

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

August 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
7.7 -0.5 13.0 +0.3 54.6 54
0.8 -0.4 13.2 -0.1 16.8 28
6.4 -0.2 14.2 +0.4 62.6 82
4.9 -0.3 13.6 +0.5 43.2 81
7.6 -0.2 14.1 +0.4 78.0 68
2.8 -0.8 13.7 -0.1 63.6 74
-2.0 -0.8 5.9 -0.7 91.2 67
1.1 -0.2 7.0 +0.4 67.2 58
4.8 -0.8 13.2 +0.2 101.6 57
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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