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Tasmanian Weather

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Sat 05:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Saturday Windy with showers and small hail, mainly in west. Snow to 600m.

  • Sunday Windy, showers, small hail, mainly north & west. Snow to about 400m.

  • Monday Powerful and very cold W/SW winds. Snow to about 400m.

  • Tuesday Strong, cold and showery westerlies. Snow showers tending to rain belown 1200 metres.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 29/07 Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07

10.7°C

Swan Island
Hottest

14.9°C

Bicheno

15.2°C

Campania

13.0°C

Friendly Beach

-2.7°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-0.4°C

Mt Wellington

-4.8°C

Mt Wellington
 

NW 79km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

90km/h

Maatsuyker Is

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

13.8mm

Mt Read

26.6mm

Mount Victoria
 
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 %
Mostly sunny
4 12 5% < 1mm Slight SW 23 80 SW 21 62
Mostly sunny
4 11 70% 1-5mm Slight WNW 21 70 SW 24 49
Frost then sunny
0 11 5% < 1mm High NNW 6 90 SW 16 53
Mostly sunny
2 12 5% < 1mm Moderate S 23 72 S 20 56
Cloudy
4 10 80% 1-5mm Slight SW 16 89 SW 19 69
Mostly sunny
2 12 70% < 1mm Moderate S 24 71 S 21 57
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Weather News

July wrap up around the grounds

16:19 EST

The month of July was quite dynamic across the nation, with some particularly strong cold fronts which delivered low level snow as far north as the Border Ranges, and spells of prolonged dry and warm conditions, particularly along the east coast.

Widespread rain to quench thirsty West Australian crops

16:02 EST

Widespread, drenching rain across many parts of Western Australia's agricultural region, brings a smile to the faces of local farmers.

The Photo Fence: Artists capture Darwin homeowners' love affair with high fences

15:20 EST

Some encase Darwin's homes in a gnarled mesh vestige while others stand like spiked watchmen separating the street from those living inside.