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Tasmanian Weather

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Wed 05:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers, heaviest in the west and northwest. Gusty northwesterlies easing in the evening.

  • Thursday Showers throughout, heaviest in the N and W. Cold with the chance of snow on the peaks.

  • Friday Gusty showers possible in the east, heavy at times. Drier northerlies in the west.

  • Saturday Southwesterly winds increasing. Cool wiith showers along the coast.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 22/05 Mon 23/05 Tue 24/05

11.5°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

21.9°C

Flinders Island

16.0°C

Bicheno

15.0°C

Burnie

22.5°C

Bicheno

-3.3°C

Fingal
Coldest

2.0°C

Mt Read

-1.8°C

Mt Wellington
 

-2.5°C

Mt Wellington

WSW 29km/h

Flinders Island
Windiest

114km/h

Cape Grim

111km/h

Tasman Island

87km/h

Tasman Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

33.6mm

Mt Read

39.0mm

Mt Read
 

105.0mm

Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 27.4°C at
Flinders Island in 1997
Lowest -3.2°C at
Mt Wellington in 1968
Highest 17.7°C at
Grove in 2005
Lowest -10.5°C at
Liawenee in 2006
Highest 153.7mm at
Bicheno in 1969

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 %
Clearing shower
5 13 40% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Possible shower
7 12 80% 1-5mm Nil SSE 4 81 SSE 11 71
Possible shower
7 13 90% 5-10mm Nil WSW 13 73 SSW 15 62
Possible shower
6 13 70% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Showers
6 14 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
3 13 70% 1-5mm Moderate S 1 87 S 7 65
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