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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Saturday Warm and mostly sunny throughout. Generally light winds..

  • Sunday Light winds. The odd shower in the the south. Mild throughout.

  • Monday Warm and mostly sunny in the south. Warmer in the north and mostly sunny.

  • Tuesday Possible showers over NE, generally dry elsewhere.. Moderate W winds, becoming gusty in the south.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 03/02 Thu 04/02 Fri 05/02

21.2°C

Launceston
Hottest

28.4°C

Launceston

26.2°C

Ouse

29.0°C

Bushy Park

33.6°C

Scotts Peak Dam

11.5°C

Mt Read
Coldest

-0.3°C

Liawenee

3.3°C

Lake St Clair

8.0°C

Liawenee

-0.3°C

Liawenee

ENE 42km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

98km/h

Tasman Island

66km/h

Cape Grim

53km/h

Mt Hartz
-
no rain last hr Wettest

4.4mm

Lilydale

3.6mm

Lorinna

0.0mm

Wynyard Ap

0.0mm

Burnie
Tasmania's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.1°C at
Hobart in 1899
Lowest -2.7°C at
Mt Wellington in 1994
Highest 27.3°C at
Strahan in 1982
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington in 1994
Highest 162.6mm at
Mt Read in 2014

Tasmania Rainfall Bulletin

Saturday February 6, 2016
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Station
(Group by district)
Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
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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Quilpie kangaroo cull cancelled after rain draws animals to greener pastures

16:59 EDT

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