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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

Launceston
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 64km/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

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
3 9 60% < 1mm Moderate WSW 25 73 WSW 32 62
Showers
3 7 90% 1-5mm Moderate SW 28 77 SW 32 74
Showers
2 8 70% < 1mm Moderate NW 27 59 WSW 29 53
Frost then sunny
1 10 60% < 1mm High WSW 22 68 WSW 26 46
Possible shower
0 10 70% < 1mm High WSW 28 66 WSW 30 47
Possible shower
-1 9 60% < 1mm Severe N 8 85 WSW 20 55
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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.