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Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Wed 10:06 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

10.4°C

Launceston
Hottest

14.9°C

Bicheno

9.6°C

Cape Sorell

14.0°C

Bicheno

14.9°C

Bicheno

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Liawenee

-7.0°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

SW 66km/h

Cape Grim
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

45.0mm

Warra

44.6mm

Warra
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
(group 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 72
Possible shower
6 11 60% < 1mm Nil NNW 22 69 NW 22 48
Showers
4 12 90% 5-10mm Slight NNW 13 99 WNW 20 60
Possible shower
5 12 90% 1-5mm Slight NW 26 86 WNW 25 61
Showers easing
5 10 90% 10-20mm Slight NW 22 93 NW 23 75
Possible shower
4 12 60% 1-5mm Slight NNW 23 79 WNW 22 57
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13:15 EST

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13:03 EST

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