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Tasmanian Weather

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Wed 10:36 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Very windy. Showers heaviest and frequent in west. Cold. Snow to 400 metres retreating higher.

  • Thursday Showers, mainly in the west, easing. Snow as low as 300 metres. Cold winds easing.

  • Friday Cold and frosty, foggy morning. Cloudy later. Showers in west later. Snow as low as 800 metres.

  • Saturday Windy. Showers heaviest and frequent in west. Colder. Snow lowering to 600 metres.

  • Sunday Cold. Showers, mainly in the west and south. Light highland snow clearing.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 28/06 Mon 29/06 Tue 30/06

14.3°C

Hobart Ap
Hottest

16.9°C

Bicheno

18.0°C

Bicheno

17.0°C

Triabunna

15.6°C

Bushy Park

1.9°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

0.5°C

Fingal

-6.4°C

Liawenee

-6.0°C

Liawenee

-6.0°C

Liawenee

NNW 85km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

111km/h

Maatsuyker Is

90km/h

Mt Hartz

81km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

16.8mm

Mt Read

3.8mm

South Queenstown

10.0mm

Mt Read

9.2mm

Strahan Ap
Tasmania's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 24.0°C at
Swansea in 1975
Lowest -4.8°C at
Mt Wellington in 1991
Highest 14.5°C at
Swansea in 1985
Lowest -12.5°C at
Butlers Gorge in 1983
Highest 137.4mm at
Strathgordon in 2013

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 increasing
7 14 90% 5-10mm Nil WNW 19 75 WNW 36 68
Late thunder
7 13 90% 10-20mm Nil NW 25 91 NW 43 79
Late shower
6 14 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 18 72 NNW 29 49
Late shower
3 14 90% 1-5mm Moderate W 15 86 WNW 30 63
Late shower
2 15 90% < 1mm Moderate NW 13 83 NW 27 55
Late shower
1 13 90% 1-5mm High N 5 97 NW 25 67
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