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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Monday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow to sea level rising during day.

  • Tuesday Strong, cold, showery winds. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow near sea level rising during day.

  • Wednesday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow to 300m.

  • Thursday Cold winds easing. Light showers west & south. Snow to 600m. Early frost, sunnier in northeast.

  • Friday Cold morning inland with some frost. Partly cloudy & cold day. Few showers in the west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08

7.9°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

13.1°C

Bicheno

12.5°C

Bridport

14.9°C

Bicheno

14.9°C

Bicheno

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.1°C

Mt Wellington

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

SW 53km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is

140km/h

Cape Grim
-
no rain last hr Wettest

35.2mm

Mount Victoria

10.6mm

Mt Hartz

34.0mm

Zeehan

24.0mm

Maydena
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 %
Late shower
1 11 90% 5-10mm High WNW 26 80 WNW 38 74
Late shower
1 12 90% 1-5mm High NW 25 70 WNW 32 54
Late shower
-2 11 80% 1-5mm Severe NNW 12 90 WNW 29 70
Possible shower
0 12 80% 1-5mm High WNW 24 75 WNW 37 64
Heavy showers
3 10 90% 10-20mm Moderate WNW 30 89 WNW 38 83
Late shower
-1 13 90% 1-5mm Severe WNW 24 68 WNW 33 54
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Weather News

Tasmanian snow: Rescue effort underway to reach couple trapped in snowy central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

17:55 EST

A Tasmanian rescue helicopter has abandoned plans to winch out a couple trapped in a car in Mount Field national park after heavy snow in the state.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.