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Tasmanian Weather

Tue 22:00 EST
Current Warnings

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Widespread showers, heavy and frequent in the west. Snow developing on highlands. 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.

  • Saturday Light showers in the northwest and southeast. Winds easing throughout.

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


Flinders Island


Flinders Island


Friendly Beach




Friendly Beach


Mt Wellington


Mt Wellington


Mt Wellington


Mt Wellington


Mt Wellington

NW 79km/h

Maatsuyker Is


Eddystone Point


Cape Grim


Maatsuyker Is
no rain last hr Wettest




Mt Read


Savage River


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

(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 easing
10 17 40% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Clearing shower
13 18 30% < 1mm Nil WNW 24 61 WNW 27 40
Clearing shower
11 17 30% < 1mm Nil NW 19 87 WNW 23 57
Clearing shower
12 19 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Showers easing
11 16 70% 1-5mm Nil WNW 28 77 NW 31 66
Clearing shower
11 20 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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Weather News

Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

21:31 EST

A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).

Dry season storm dumps heavy rain on Darwin

18:23 EST

A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.

Wet season wraps up with below average rainfall for many Top End cattle stations

17:53 EST

Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.