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Tasmanian Weather

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Wed 16:15 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • 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.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Increasing northerly winds. Odd showers developing in the north otherwise dry.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08 Tue 04/08

9.3°C

King Island Ap
Hottest

14.9°C

Bicheno

9.6°C

Cape Sorell

14.0°C

Bicheno

14.9°C

Bicheno

-4.7°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Liawenee

-6.6°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

SW 66km/h

Tasman Island
Windiest

140km/h

Cape Grim

105km/h

Cape Grim

116km/h

Cape Grim
-

0.2mm last hr

Cape Grim
Wettest

34.0mm

Zeehan

35.5mm

Maydena

44.6mm

Warra

39.0mm

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 %
Showers
6 11 90% 5-10mm Nil WNW 28 91 NW 27 73
Showers
6 11 90% 10-20mm Nil WNW 22 85 NNW 24 70
Possible shower
6 12 60% < 1mm Nil NW 22 67 NW 22 45
Possible shower
5 12 90% 1-5mm Slight NW 26 86 WNW 25 61
Possible shower
5 13 60% 1-5mm Slight NNW 23 74 WNW 22 54
Showers
4 12 90% 5-10mm Slight NW 12 96 WNW 20 59
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Weather News

Tasmania's snowy cold snap revives fortunes of Ben Lomond ski field

16:31 EST

Tasmania's cold snap is providing a remarkable turnaround for the prospects of the Ben Lomond ski field east of Launceston.

Grantham floods inquiry hears Queensland Police could not fully investigate flood-related deaths

16:28 EST

The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.

Maatsuyker Island power cut: Parks staff to assess damage after lightning strike

16:22 EST

Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.