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Tasmanian Weather

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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Becoming mostly sunny and mild. Gentle winds. Coastal sea breezes.

  • Friday Rain in north becoming heavy and spreading south. Becoming windier, mainly north and east.

  • Saturday Light showers clearing. Brisk wind easing. Dry in north, centre and east.

  • Sunday Cool morning. Mild day. Becoming mostly sunny. Gentle winds. Coastal sea breezes.

  • Monday Cloud and warmer northerly winds increasing. Rain developing in north. Generally dry in south.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01 Wed 18/01

21.7°C

Launceston
Hottest

28.7°C

Fingal

29.1°C

Fingal

23.3°C

St Helens Ap

34.7°C

Friendly Beach

5.2°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

3.4°C

Butlers Gorge

2.0°C

Mt Wellington

-3.0°C

Liawenee

-3.0°C

Liawenee

E 40km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

100km/h

Mt Wellington

105km/h

Mt Hartz

90km/h

Mt Wellington
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.0mm

Strahan Ap

10.2mm

Catamaran

2.0mm

Warra

2.2mm

Warra
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
13 21 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
12 19 40% < 1mm Nil WSW 24 74 WSW 25 57
Mostly sunny
12 22 10% < 1mm Nil W 27 50 W 30 46
Mostly sunny
12 24 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
11 23 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
11 23 5% < 1mm Nil W 15 61 W 15 40
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Weather News

Climate Council warns Queensland will be hard hit by violent storms as the earth warms up

13:30 EDT

The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.

WA flooding continues

12:56 EDT

Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.

Heatwave has race car drivers concerned about tyres and road temperatures

11:56 EDT

As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.