Fairfax Media Network

Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Saturday Possible light showers affecting higher ground. Cool over the highlands, mild elsewhere.

  • Sunday Showers in the north, dry elsewhere. Very warm in central parts, mild elsewhere.

  • Monday Rain in the north, showers in the south and east. Mild most places, cooler over highground.

  • Tuesday Showers over western coasts and higher ground. Dry in the east. Mild in the east, cool west.

  • Wednesday Warm and sunny throughout. Clouds and rain developing in the west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 22/03 Thu 23/03 Fri 24/03

20.9°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

23.0°C

Devonport Ap

22.8°C

Scotts Peak Dam

22.0°C

Launceston

33.2°C

Bushy Park

8.3°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

3.9°C

Mt Wellington

0.1°C

Liawenee

5.0°C

Mt Wellington

-2.1°C

Liawenee

E 42km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

62km/h

Eddystone Point

51km/h

Eddystone Point

62km/h

Cape Grim
-

0.6mm last hr

Cape Grim
Wettest

8.2mm

Mt Wellington

3.8mm

Wynyard Ap

1.0mm

Cape Grim

1.4mm

Swan Island
Tasmania's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 38.0°C at
Campania in 2008
Lowest -0.9°C at
Mt Wellington in 1995
Highest 24.0°C at
Strahan in 1986
Lowest -6.9°C at
Liawenee in 2005
Highest 164.1mm at
Hastings in 1946

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
15 20 90% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
12 21 90% 10-20mm Nil N 28 86 NNW 36 65
Mostly sunny
11 22 80% 1-5mm Nil N 21 67 NNW 28 43
Mostly sunny
12 21 80% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
11 21 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
12 20 80% 5-10mm Nil N 16 82 NNW 26 60
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Cyclone threat intensifies for Townsville as tropical low tracks toward the north Queensland city

11:01 EDT

A tropical low off the north Queensland coast is tracking towards Townsville and could cross the coast as a category four cyclone early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is warning.

Category four cyclone possible for north Queensland as tropical low strengthens: BOM

11:00 EDT

A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

Cyclone brewing in north Queensland prompting new residents to prepare early

16:26 EDT

Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.