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Tue 10:49 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers throughout, heavy and frequent in the west. Strong westerlies.

  • Wednesday Possible showers in the south and east. Windy with showers in the north and west.

  • Thursday Heavy rain and showers in the west. Strong and gusty SW'ly winds throughout.

  • Friday Rain clearing . Gusty winds in the west and south .

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 30/04 Sun 01/05 Mon 02/05

18.4°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

24.0°C

Flinders Island

19.6°C

Friendly Beach

18.9°C

Bicheno

19.8°C

Friendly Beach

2.0°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

5.8°C

Mt Wellington

-0.8°C

Mt Wellington

1.0°C

Mt Wellington

-0.8°C

Mt Wellington

NW 81km/h

Swan Island
Windiest

100km/h

Eddystone Point

138km/h

Cape Grim

129km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

34.2mm

Lorinna

64.0mm

Mt Read

43.0mm

Strahan Ap

43.0mm

Strahan Ap
Tasmania's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 27.4°C at
Flinders Island in 1997
Lowest -3.2°C at
Mt Wellington in 1968
Highest 17.7°C at
Grove in 2005
Lowest -10.5°C at
Liawenee in 2006
Highest 153.7mm at
Bicheno in 1969

Tasmania Weather Forecasts

Station
(group 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 increasing
6 17 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Clearing shower
7 16 10% < 1mm Nil W 25 56 NW 29 39
Late shower
5 16 90% 1-5mm Slight WNW 14 73 WNW 23 56
Late shower
7 17 90% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Windy with showers
7 16 90% 1-5mm Nil WNW 26 69 NW 39 64
Cloud increasing
5 18 10% < 1mm Slight - - - -
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Weather News

Victoria weather: High winds hitting Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

11:39 EST

High winds with gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour are hitting Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria as part of a deep cold front moving across the state.

Tasmanians warned to batten down for wet and windy weather

11:16 EST

The weather bureau is warning Tasmanians of a wet and windy week ahead, after gusts associated with a cold front caused widespread power outages overnight.