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Tasmanian Weather

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Wed 05:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Rain and showers throughout. Snow higher ground. Gusty S'ly winds.

  • Thursday Strong northerly winds in the west. Showers in the northwest, dry elsewhere.

  • Friday Rain in the morning, heaviest in the north. Cool temperatures.

  • Saturday Strong northerly winds. Rain with a cold change in the morning.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 23/07 Mon 24/07 Tue 25/07

11.3°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

16.0°C

Bicheno

13.5°C

Bicheno

16.0°C

Fingal

16.7°C

Bicheno

-0.7°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.3°C

Mt Wellington

-2.7°C

Fingal
 

-10.4°C

Liawenee

SSW 62km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

107km/h

Maatsuyker Is

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is

103km/h

Cape Grim
-

2.4mm last hr

Hobart East
Wettest

23.2mm

Lake Margaret

22.0mm

Mt Read
 

60.0mm

Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 24.0°C at
Swansea in 1975
Lowest -4.8°C at
Mt Wellington in 1991
Highest 14.5°C at
Swansea in 1985
Lowest -12.5°C at
Butlers Gorge in 1983
Highest 137.4mm at
Strathgordon in 2013

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 %
Showers easing
6 13 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Rain clearing
5 13 40% < 1mm Slight WNW 17 79 WSW 18 53
Clearing shower
4 14 60% < 1mm Slight WNW 5 98 WNW 10 60
Rain clearing
4 14 40% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Clearing shower
6 13 90% 1-5mm Nil WSW 13 84 W 11 70
Rain clearing
4 14 60% < 1mm Slight - - - -
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Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Taxpayer-purchased water intended for rivers harvested by irrigators

18:09 EST

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers are instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-growing operations, in a policy failure that threatens to undermine the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Windy night ahead for NSW, Vic

18:04 EST

It's going to be a blustery night in parts of eastern NSW, Victoria and Tasmania with damaging gusts possible in some areas into tomorrow morning.

Murray-Darling Basin: Angry communities call for inquiry after Four Corners pumping revelations

15:39 EST

Broken Hill's Mayor has joined other angry community leaders in calling for an inquiry into the operation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.