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Tasmanian Weather

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Sat 06:07 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Saturday Rain and showers in the west. Cool, gusty in the south.

  • Sunday Widespread showers and possible snow on peaks. Strong winds along the coast.

  • Monday Showers in the far south, cool to cold. Gusty along the coasts.

  • Tuesday Showers along the west coast from north to south . Light winds in land, cool throughout .

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 21/06 Thu 22/06 Fri 23/06

9.1°C

Cape Grim
Hottest

13.9°C

Swan Island

15.5°C

Bridport

16.0°C

Friendly Beach

18.8°C

Campania

-4.0°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-7.5°C

Liawenee

-4.5°C

Ouse
 

-7.5°C

Liawenee

WNW 61km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

74km/h

Tasman Island

88km/h

Mt Wellington

135km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

7.2mm

South Queenstown

18.4mm

Mt Read
 

48.6mm

Quamby Bluff
Tasmania's Records for June
Max Min Rain
Highest 24.4°C at
Low Head in 1895
Lowest -4.0°C at
Mount Barrow in 1973
Highest 15.9°C at
Flinders Island in 2016
Lowest -13.0°C at
Shannon Hec in 1983
Highest 215.9mm at
Kingston in 1954

Tasmania Weather Forecasts

Station
(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 %
Showers
6 13 70% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Showers
7 11 90% 5-10mm Nil WNW 35 92 W 34 78
Showers easing
5 12 90% 1-5mm Slight NW 25 68 W 30 54
Mostly sunny
4 14 70% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Mostly sunny
2 14 90% < 1mm Moderate - - - -
Possible shower
2 13 70% 1-5mm Moderate NW 18 92 WNW 22 67
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Weather News

Dry season in Western Australia forces Wheatbelt farmers to sell off sheep

18:30 EST

The lack of winter rain over much of Western Australia has left many crops to wither and pasture to dry out, with Wheatbelt farmers in particular being forced to sell their sheep.

Late start to winter in Tasmania

12:06 EST

Winter has finally arrived in Tasmania this week after dry and record-breaking warm start to June in Hobart.

Rain drenches Perth but fails to bring many desperate WA farmers relief

16:51 EST

A cold front over the southern half of Western Australia has dumped more than 60 millimetres of rain on Perth, and has given some struggling farmers a boost, but has failed to reach all agricultural areas desperate for a drenching.