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Tasmanian Weather

Sun 22:04 EST
Current Warnings

Tasmania Forecast

  • Monday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow on low ground rising during day.

  • Tuesday Strong, cold and showery westerly winds. Small hail. Showers, mainly west. Snow to 700m.

  • Wednesday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow to 500m.

  • Thursday Cold winds easing. Light showers west & south. Early frost then mostly sunny in northeast.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08


Flinders Island






Friendly Beach


Friendly Beach


Mt Wellington


Mt Wellington


Mt Wellington


Mt Wellington

WSW 75km/h

Cape Grim


Maatsuyker Is


Maatsuyker Is


Cape Grim

0.2mm last hr

Low Rocky Point


Mount Victoria


Mt Hartz


Mount Victoria
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 -11.0°C at
Shannon Hec in 1974
Highest 199.4mm at
Mt Wellington in 2010

Tasmania Weather Forecasts

(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Windy with showers
4 12 90% 5-10mm Slight W 30 75 W 38 70
Heavy showers
4 10 90% 10-20mm Slight WNW 31 92 W 35 83
Windy with showers
2 12 90% 1-5mm Moderate NW 26 68 WNW 31 57
Possible shower
1 12 70% 1-5mm High WNW 28 74 WNW 37 67
Late shower
0 13 90% < 1mm High WNW 25 68 WNW 30 55
Possible shower
-2 12 70% 1-5mm Severe NNW 14 87 WNW 27 68
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Weather News

I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.