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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers in west, south & parts of east. Early fog/frost patches in north then dry.

  • Thursday Early fog/frost patches, mainly north. Isolated light showers, mainly south.

  • Friday Early fog/frost in north & east then mainly dry. Light showers in west and far south.

  • Saturday Showers in the west. Mostly cloudy. Fresh westerly winds.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 21/08 Mon 22/08 Tue 23/08

9.5°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

15.1°C

Swansea

14.3°C

Friendly Beach

14.0°C

Burnie

20.0°C

Swansea

-3.4°C

Fingal
Coldest

-3.7°C

Mt Wellington

-4.7°C

Lake Leake
 

-7.0°C

Liawenee

W 37km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

101km/h

Maatsuyker Is

75km/h

Maatsuyker Is

74km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

23.0mm

South Queenstown

8.8mm

Mt Read
 

50.6mm

South Queenstown
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 %
Possible shower
4 13 70% 5-10mm Slight - - - -
Possible shower
6 13 90% 10-20mm Nil NW 26 86 NW 30 74
Mostly sunny
4 14 70% 1-5mm Slight NW 25 61 WNW 26 46
Mostly sunny
3 14 70% 1-5mm Moderate - - - -
Mostly sunny
2 16 70% 1-5mm Moderate - - - -
Possible shower
0 14 70% 1-5mm High NW 12 88 NW 22 68
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Weather News

Green grass and livestock returning but drought not over in Queensland

18:00 EST

After record-breaking winter rainfall, parts of drought ravaged Queensland are starting to see sheep and cattle return.

Squally Weekend for parts of WA

12:02 EST

The start of this week has been dominated by dry and settled weather for the majority of Western Australia, but as we look forward to the end of the working week, conditions are set to deteriorate.

Eastern soaking under way

11:44 EST

A major winter rain event has begun and will continue across eastern states during the next two days.