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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Monday Patchy showers, mainly southeast. Cool-to-mild, gusty coastal winds.

  • Tuesday Dry, mostly cloudy. Mild-to-warm throughout.

  • Wednesday Cloud increasing throughout the day. Warm statewide.

  • Thursday Mostly dry in the NE, showers elsewhere. Cool in the west, mild-to-warm in the east.

  • Friday Late showers in the west, partly cloudy elsewhere. Cool in the west, mild in the east.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 08/12 Sat 09/12 Sun 10/12

21.5°C

Cressy
Hottest

21.9°C

Burnie

26.6°C

Friendly Beach

28.6°C

Ross

28.6°C

Ross

8.2°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

1.2°C

Mt Wellington

4.1°C

Mt Wellington

4.0°C

Liawenee

-0.7°C

Liawenee

NW 48km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

127km/h

Mt Wellington

109km/h

Mt Hartz

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

30.4mm

Mt Read

10.2mm

Mt Read

7.0mm

Mt Read

7.2mm

Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Hobart in 1897
Lowest -0.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 1964
Highest 23.9°C at
Hobart in 1920
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mount Barrow in 1969
Highest 202.0mm at
Mt Wellington in 1995

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 21 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
12 20 70% 1-5mm Nil NW 27 75 W 28 53
Clearing shower
13 22 40% < 1mm Nil WNW 24 56 W 26 44
Possible shower
14 25 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
11 23 60% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
11 25 40% < 1mm Nil NW 17 68 WNW 23 41
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Weather News

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.