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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Monday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow to sea level rising during day.

  • Tuesday Strong, cold, showery winds. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow near sea level rising during day.

  • 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.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08

8.1°C

Cape Sorell
Hottest

13.1°C

Bicheno

12.5°C

Bridport

14.9°C

Bicheno

14.9°C

Bicheno

-4.3°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.1°C

Mt Wellington

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

SSW 66km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is

140km/h

Cape Grim
-
no rain last hr Wettest

35.2mm

Mount Victoria

10.6mm

Mt Hartz

34.0mm

Zeehan

24.0mm

Maydena
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 %
Possible shower
1 9 40% 1-5mm High WSW 28 83 WSW 33 62
Showers
2 8 90% 1-5mm Moderate WSW 28 86 WSW 30 69
Showers
2 8 70% < 1mm Moderate WNW 29 65 WSW 31 50
Possible shower
1 10 50% < 1mm High WSW 23 71 WSW 27 48
Possible shower
1 10 70% < 1mm High WSW 29 67 WSW 30 46
Possible shower
-1 9 50% < 1mm Severe NW 9 83 WSW 22 50
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Weather News

Rescue effort to reach couple trapped overnight in snowy central Tasmania, more snowfalls expected

17:15 EST

The crew of a rescue helicopter has found a couple trapped in a car by heavy snow in Tasmania's Mount Field National Park.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.