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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers in west, south & parts of east. Early fog/frost patches in north then dry.

  • Thursday Cold conditions throughout. Isolated light showers, coasts.

  • Friday Early fog/frost in north & east then mainly dry. Light showers in west and far south.

  • Saturday Showers in the west. Mostly cloudy. Fresh westerly winds.

  • Sunday Showers, heaviest over western parts. Cool conditions, gusty N tending W winds..

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 21/08 Mon 22/08 Tue 23/08

13.0°C

Devonport Ap
Hottest

15.1°C

Swansea

14.3°C

Friendly Beach

14.6°C

Bicheno

20.0°C

Swansea

-0.9°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-3.7°C

Mt Wellington

-4.7°C

Lake Leake

-4.5°C

Lake Leake

-7.0°C

Liawenee

NW 38km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

101km/h

Maatsuyker Is

75km/h

Maatsuyker Is

74km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

23.0mm

South Queenstown

8.8mm

Mt Read

10.8mm

Zeehan

16.2mm

Mt Read
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 Daily Summaries

Wednesday August 24, 2016
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Station
(Group by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
7.5 -0.8 12 -1 0.2
-3.8 -5.1 12 -1 0.0
7.6 +1.0 12 -2 0.0
4.2 -1.0 13 +0 0.0
6.5 -1.3 12 -2 2.8
-1.1 -4.8 14 +0 0.0
-2.1 -1.1 6 -1 0.0
0.0 -1.5 3 -4 3.6
4.7 -1.0 12 -1 5.0
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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