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Tasmanian Weather

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Tue 04:48 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny after a chilly start. Shower in the south and east.

  • Wednesday Showers in the north and west. Partly cloud and dry in the east.

  • Thursday Gusty and cloudy across the north. Showers developing in the northeast.

  • Friday A few showers, mainly in the west and south. Partly cloudy in east but dry. Cool to cold.

  • Saturday Showers about the west and south. Drier over the north and east. Gusty winds .

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 29/08 Sun 30/08 Mon 31/08

14.3°C

Cressy
Hottest

15.1°C

Burnie

13.8°C

Luncheon Hill

14.9°C

Eddystone Point

16.2°C

Launceston

1.1°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-2.8°C

Mt Wellington

-2.1°C

Liawenee

-3.6°C

Liawenee

-3.6°C

Liawenee

W 27km/h

Low Head
Windiest

88km/h

Cape Grim

64km/h

Eddystone Point

55km/h

Eddystone Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

20.0mm

Mt Lloyd

10.0mm

Fern Tree

10.0mm

Mt Wellington

6.0mm

Tasman Island
Tasmania's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 31.1°C at
Hobart Ap in 1987
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mt Wellington in 1995
Highest 19.0°C at
Risdon in 1973
Lowest -10.7°C at
Shannon Hec in 1983
Highest 188.0mm at
Port Arthur in 2005

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 %
Cloudy
3 12 80% 1-5mm Moderate E 10 88 E 11 79
Rain developing
4 14 90% 1-5mm Slight NNW 10 73 SSW 5 53
Rain developing
1 14 80% 1-5mm High N 1 92 NNW 10 64
Rain developing
4 14 80% 1-5mm Slight NW 12 80 N 17 62
Rain developing
2 13 90% 5-10mm Moderate N 8 88 ENE 10 72
Rain developing
2 14 90% 1-5mm Moderate NW 10 82 NW 10 59
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