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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Mild with light winds throughout. A few light showers in the south, clear far north.

  • Wednesday Warm and dry throughout. Some cloud in the south. Light winds.

  • Thursday Showers in the south and east, dry elsewhere. Warm throughout, light winds.

  • Friday Possible showers in northwest. Hot and dry in the southeast.

  • Saturday Hot and dry throughout. Light showers along the northeast coast.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 20/01 Sun 21/01 Mon 22/01

26.9°C

Cressy
Hottest

28.7°C

Launceston Ap

29.4°C

Scotts Peak Dam

32.4°C

Fingal

39.7°C

St Helens Ap

13.4°C

Mt Hartz
Coldest

6.8°C

Warra

9.4°C

Mt Wellington

3.0°C

Liawenee

-0.1°C

Mt Wellington

NW 64km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

50km/h

Swan Island

66km/h

Maatsuyker Is

90km/h

Mt Hartz
-
no rain last hr Wettest

3.2mm

Derby

0.8mm

Sprent

1.0mm

Maria Is

1.0mm

Maria Is
Tasmania's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.2°C at
Scamander in 2009
Lowest 2.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 2009
Highest 25.6°C at
Risdon in 1962
Lowest -4.0°C at
Liawenee in 2000
Highest 265.0mm at
Scamander in 2011

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 %
Mostly sunny
17 24 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
17 29 20% < 1mm Nil NE 5 74 SW 14 59
Mostly sunny
18 33 10% < 1mm Nil N 9 68 E 20 44
Cloudy
18 28 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
18 30 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
19 35 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 4 75 NNE 16 40
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17:36 EDT

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