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Tasmanian Weather

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Tue 16:05 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Strong, cold, showery winds. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow near sea level rising during day.

  • Wednesday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow to 300m.

  • Thursday Cold winds easing. Light showers west & south. Snow to 600m. Early frost, sunnier in northeast.

  • Friday Cold morning inland with some frost. Partly cloudy & cold day. Few showers in the west.

  • Saturday Cold start throughout with some frost. Mostly sunne and dry. Chance showers in west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08

10.9°C

Swan Island
Hottest

12.5°C

Bridport

14.9°C

Bicheno

9.6°C

Cape Sorell

14.9°C

Bicheno

-1.8°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Liawenee

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

W 90km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is

140km/h

Cape Grim

105km/h

Cape Grim
-

1.0mm last hr

Cape Grim
Wettest

10.6mm

Mt Hartz

34.0mm

Zeehan

35.5mm

Maydena

35.2mm

Butlers Gorge
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 %
Late shower
4 10 80% 1-5mm Slight SE 7 79 E 7 70
Mostly sunny
3 11 80% < 1mm Moderate Calm 87 WSW 5 67
Mostly sunny
2 12 20% < 1mm Moderate NW 8 76 E 6 46
Mostly sunny
3 12 90% < 1mm Moderate S 8 74 ENE 5 60
Mostly sunny
2 12 20% < 1mm Moderate WSW 8 76 E 5 55
Frost then sunny
-1 13 90% < 1mm Severe Calm 89 NNW 4 54
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Weather News

Grantham flood inquiry: Three people missing after 2011 deluge in Queensland never found, commission hears

19:04 EST

Three people who went missing during the deadly 2011 Grantham flood have never been found, an inquiry in Queensland has heard.

Ten people stranded in heavy snow rescued by helicopter from Tasmania's Mount Field national park

18:53 EST

Emergency workers have launched another rescue operation for people stranded in heavy snow, this time for 10 people snowed in at Lake Dobson in Mount Field National Park, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart.

Drought concessional loan scheme to be re-opened within days, says Federal Government drought coordinator

16:30 EST

A new "drought coordinator" working on the border of Victoria and South Australia, says the next round of drought concessional loans will be opened within days and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.