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Tasmanian Weather

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Fri 08:34 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Friday Warm-to-hot statewide. Dry and mostly sunny. Light winds.

  • Saturday Mild to warm throughout. Patchy light showers in the north, dry in the S.

  • Sunday Showers confined to N & W, mostly dry elsewhere. Warm in the south & east, milder in the west.

  • Monday Becoming sunnier. Mostly dry throughout. Mild with light winds.

  • Tuesday Mild with light winds throughout. A few light showers in the south and far north.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01

28.9°C

Burnie Ntc
Hottest

27.2°C

Launceston

31.0°C

Ouse

36.3°C

Ouse

40.0°C

St Helens Ap

10.3°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

1.1°C

Liawenee

1.1°C

Butlers Gorge

9.5°C

Maydena

-0.1°C

Mt Wellington

ENE 46km/h

Low Head
Windiest

51km/h

Scotts Peak Dam

57km/h

Mt Wellington

96km/h

Mt Wellington
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Marrawah

0.4mm

Cape Grim

0.2mm

King Island Ap

0.2mm

King Island Ap
Tasmania's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.2°C at
Scamander in 2009
Lowest 2.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 2009
Highest 25.6°C at
Risdon in 1962
Lowest -4.0°C at
Liawenee in 2000
Highest 265.0mm at
Scamander in 2011

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 %
Sunny
15 23 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
11 22 30% < 1mm Nil NW 9 71 W 17 61
Clearing shower
15 27 70% < 1mm Nil NW 10 58 SW 15 38
Mostly sunny
15 26 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
14 26 60% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
15 28 10% < 1mm Nil NNW 6 70 NNW 16 39
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Weather News

Canberra braces for heatwave as temperatures expected to soar above 37C for four consecutive days

20:15 EDT

Canberrans are about to swelter through the weekend, with four consecutive days at or above 37 degrees Celsius.

Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

19:13 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, with temperatures in some areas already hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

18:35 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.