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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Patchy rain, mainly east, mainly light. Mild in the east, cooler in the west.

  • Wednesday Patchy rain in northeast, mostly clearing. Light showers in southwest. Gentle winds.

  • Thursday Isolated showers, mainly north. The odd shower in south. Cool. Gentle winds.

  • Friday Warmer northerly winds developing. Patchy rain later in north & west mainly northwest.

  • Saturday Patchy rain/storms, mainly north and west. Mild in east. Cool in north and west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 21/10 Sun 22/10 Mon 23/10

20.4°C

Launceston
Hottest

21.8°C

Orford

22.0°C

Devonport Ap

24.7°C

Launceston

32.6°C

Campania

6.4°C

Mt Read
Coldest

2.0°C

Mt Wellington

3.0°C

Mt Wellington

4.0°C

Mt Wellington

-4.6°C

Mt Wellington

NW 42km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is

81km/h

Mt Hartz

66km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

26.0mm

Mt Read

2.0mm

Strahan Ap

11.0mm

Maatsuyker Is

11.4mm

Maatsuyker Is
Tasmania's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 34.6°C at
Hobart in 1987
Lowest -2.2°C at
Mt Wellington in 1962
Highest 20.6°C at
Flinders Island in 1977
Lowest -9.5°C at
Mt Wellington in 1990
Highest 154.4mm at
Cradle Valley in 1981

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
8 16 70% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Showers
8 14 90% 10-20mm Nil WNW 26 80 WNW 32 68
Clearing shower
11 17 50% < 1mm Nil WNW 22 57 WNW 24 40
Possible shower
10 19 80% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
9 18 50% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Clearing shower
9 18 80% 1-5mm Nil WNW 12 78 WNW 23 46
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