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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Saturday Mild to warm throughout. Patchy light showers in the north, dry in the S.

  • Sunday Showers confined to N & W, mostly dry elsewhere. Warm in the south & east, milder in the west.

  • Monday Becoming sunnier. Mostly dry throughout. Mild with light winds.

  • Tuesday Mild with light winds throughout. A few light showers in the south and far north.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01 Fri 19/01

19.1°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

31.0°C

Ouse

36.3°C

Ouse

40.0°C

St Helens Ap

40.0°C

St Helens Ap

7.7°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

1.1°C

Butlers Gorge

9.5°C

Maydena
 

-0.1°C

Mt Wellington

ESE 38km/h

Eddystone Point
Windiest

57km/h

Mt Wellington

96km/h

Mt Wellington

74km/h

Mt Wellington
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.4mm

Cape Grim

0.2mm

King Island Ap
 

54.2mm

Hummocky Hills
Tasmania's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.2°C at
Scamander in 2009
Lowest 2.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 2009
Highest 25.6°C at
Risdon in 1962
Lowest -4.0°C at
Liawenee in 2000
Highest 265.0mm at
Scamander in 2011

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 %
Increasing sunshine
15 23 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Showers easing
13 21 40% < 1mm Nil WSW 10 79 W 18 64
Mostly sunny
17 27 30% < 1mm Nil WSW 11 67 SW 18 37
Late shower
16 27 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
15 27 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
17 29 20% < 1mm Nil NW 5 78 NNW 19 40
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Weather News

Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

00:08 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, after temperatures in some areas hit 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

21:48 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.

Canberra braces for heatwave as temperatures expected to soar above 37C for four consecutive days

21:03 EDT

Canberrans are about to swelter through the weekend, with four consecutive days at or above 37 degrees Celsius.