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Tasmanian Weather

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Sat 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Windy, showers, small hail, mainly north & west. Snow to about 400m.

  • Monday Powerful and very cold W/SW winds. Snow showers falling to low levels in the morning.

  • Tuesday Strong, cold and showery westerlies. Snow showers tending to rain below 1200 metres.

  • Wednesday Strong SW winds persisting all day. Frequent showers, heavy in the west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08

10.1°C

Swan Island
Hottest

15.2°C

Campania

13.1°C

Bicheno

12.0°C

Bridport

12.0°C

Bridport

-2.4°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.8°C

Mt Wellington

-4.1°C

Mt Wellington
 

-4.1°C

Mt Wellington

NW 70km/h

Low Rocky Point
Windiest

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

26.6mm

Mount Victoria

35.2mm

Mount Victoria
 

35.2mm

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

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 easing
2 9 50% 1-5mm Moderate WSW 38 75 SW 36 54
Windy with showers
1 8 90% 1-5mm High SW 38 84 SW 31 63
Showers
1 8 90% 1-5mm High WNW 30 65 SW 32 51
Windy with showers
1 10 20% < 1mm High WSW 34 69 SW 35 43
Possible shower
0 10 90% < 1mm High WSW 36 66 SW 37 47
Clearing shower
0 9 20% < 1mm High NW 19 76 SW 24 44
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Weather News

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.

Hobart hopes for snow on Monday.

11:43 EST

A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.

Adelaide records coldest July in almost 20 years

11:36 EST

Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.