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Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Thu 16:05 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Cold southwesterly winds. Isolated light showers, mainly west and south.

  • Friday Early fog/frost in north & east then generally dry. Light showers and highland snow developing.

  • Saturday Showers in the west. The odd shower elsewhere. Cold. Windy. Snow on the highlands.

  • Sunday Light, isolated showers, mainly inland, clearing. Brisk winds easing. Highland snow clearing.

  • Monday Early fog/frost patches then becoming sunnier. Mild northerly winds developing.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 22/08 Tue 23/08 Wed 24/08

11.6°C

Low Head
Hottest

14.3°C

Friendly Beach

14.6°C

Bicheno

14.6°C

Friendly Beach

20.0°C

Swansea

-1.2°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.7°C

Lake Leake

-4.5°C

Lake Leake

-4.9°C

Lake Leake

-7.0°C

Liawenee

NW 50km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

75km/h

Maatsuyker Is

74km/h

Maatsuyker Is

59km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

8.8mm

Mt Read

10.8mm

Zeehan

17.0mm

Mt Read

17.6mm

Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 25.0°C at
Campania in 2006
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mt Wellington in 2005
Highest 16.1°C at
Grove in 2005
Lowest -11.0°C at
Shannon Hec in 1974
Highest 199.4mm at
Mt Wellington in 2010

Tasmania Weather Forecasts

Station
(group 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
3 14 50% 1-5mm Moderate - - - -
Mostly sunny
4 15 10% < 1mm Slight NW 21 64 WNW 22 50
Frost then sunny
0 15 50% < 1mm High NW 5 85 WNW 18 63
Mostly sunny
2 15 50% < 1mm Moderate - - - -
Showers
4 12 90% 5-10mm Slight WNW 17 85 WNW 23 81
Mostly sunny
2 16 10% < 1mm Moderate - - - -
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Weather News

Snow season high becoming a low point

16:18 EST

The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.

Late winter soaking causes flooding

16:13 EST

Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.

NSW weather: Bystanders 'watched helplessly' as 72yo man swept away by floodwaters

12:58 EST

A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.