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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings

Tasmania Forecast

  • Monday Cold. Rain in the west & north, mostly clearing. Generally dry in the far south.

  • Tuesday Cold morning with fog and frost patches. Light showers in Bass Strait & east coast clearing.

  • Wednesday Cold morning with fog patches. The odd shower in the east and north.

  • Thursday Cold morning with fog patches. Isolated showers in the north, later in the west.

  • Friday A few showers in the north and west. Cool to cold and cloudy elsewhere but mainly dry.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 03/07 Sat 04/07 Sun 05/07


King Island Ap






King Island Ap




Mt Wellington


Lake Leake




Mt Wellington



SSW 31km/h

Maria Is


Maatsuyker Is


Cape Grim


Cape Grim
no rain last hr Wettest


Mt Read


Melbourne Bay


Swan Island


Swan Island
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

(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
6 13 90% 5-10mm Nil NW 16 92 NW 22 75
Possible shower
6 12 80% 5-10mm Nil N 20 100 NNW 26 79
Mostly sunny
4 13 50% < 1mm Slight N 12 83 N 17 53
Possible shower
4 14 90% < 1mm Slight NW 17 87 NW 21 66
Mostly sunny
3 14 50% < 1mm Moderate NNW 14 84 NNW 17 60
Possible shower
2 12 90% 1-5mm Moderate NNE 5 100 NNW 14 76
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Weather News

Drought worries grow in Victoria, South Australia with some areas having lowest rainfall on record

17:22 EST

Rainfall totals are the lowest on record over the past year for parts of western Victoria and south-eastern South Australia, weather forecasters are warning.

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce 'takes on board' concern that farmers are struggling to access drought loans

15:53 EST

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has indicated he might be prepared to consider changes to improve the Federal Government's concessional loans scheme for drought-hit farmers.

Labor, Greens slam Agriculture White Paper for lack of strategic vision or climate change consideration

14:44 EST

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his government "wants to back people who are prepared to back themselves", and that a newly released vision for Australian agriculture will do just that.