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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Cold morning with fog and frost patches. Light showers in Bass Strait & east coast clearing.

  • Wednesday Cold morning with fog patches. The odd shower in the east and north.

  • Thursday Cold morning with fog patches. Isolated showers in the north, later in the west.

  • Friday A few showers in the north and west. Cool to cold and cloudy elsewhere but mainly dry.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 04/07 Sun 05/07 Mon 06/07

9.8°C

King Island Ap
Hottest

17.8°C

Bicheno

15.0°C

King Island Ap

13.0°C

King Island Ap

17.8°C

Bicheno

-4.4°C

Ouse
Coldest

-3.0°C

Liawenee

-4.3°C

Mt Wellington
 

-6.1°C

Liawenee

S 33km/h

Swan Island
Windiest

98km/h

Cape Grim

75km/h

Cape Grim

61km/h

Eddystone Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

29.0mm

Melbourne Bay

56.2mm

Swan Island
 

57.6mm

Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 24.0°C at
Swansea in 1975
Lowest -4.8°C at
Mt Wellington in 1991
Highest 14.5°C at
Swansea in 1985
Lowest -12.5°C at
Butlers Gorge in 1983
Highest 137.4mm at
Strathgordon in 2013

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Weather News

Drought worries grow in Victoria, South Australia with some areas having lowest rainfall on record

17:22 EST

Rainfall totals are the lowest on record over the past year for parts of western Victoria and south-eastern South Australia, weather forecasters are warning.

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce 'takes on board' concern that farmers are struggling to access drought loans

15:53 EST

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has indicated he might be prepared to consider changes to improve the Federal Government's concessional loans scheme for drought-hit farmers.

Labor, Greens slam Agriculture White Paper for lack of strategic vision or climate change consideration

14:44 EST

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his government "wants to back people who are prepared to back themselves", and that a newly released vision for Australian agriculture will do just that.