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Tasmanian Weather

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Wed 16:07 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Patchy light showers, mainly in the south. West to southwesterly winds.

  • Thursday Showers along the west coast. Cool throughout, light winds.

  • Friday Mostly sunny with light winds. Cool throughout.

  • Saturday Light winds and mostly clear skies. Cool to mild throughout.

  • Sunday Generally dry and sunny throughout. Light and variable winds.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 31/08 Mon 01/09 Tue 02/09

13.6°C

Wynyard Ap
Hottest

20.0°C

Swansea

19.7°C

Swansea

15.6°C

Bridport

19.7°C

Swansea

1.0°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

2.7°C

Maydena

-3.4°C

Mt Wellington

-2.8°C

Ross

-3.4°C

Mt Wellington

WSW 35km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is

77km/h

Maria Is

70km/h

Eddystone Point
-

2.6mm last hr

Mt Wellington
Wettest

15.2mm

Strahan Ap

18.4mm

Quamby Bluff

10.4mm

Maatsuyker Is

10.4mm

Maatsuyker Is
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 %
Sunny
8 15 10% < 1mm Nil SSW 8 66 WNW 16 61
Mostly sunny
5 17 50% < 1mm Slight NNW 18 65 SW 14 41
Frost then sunny
1 18 5% < 1mm High N 2 84 NNW 12 47
Mostly sunny
4 16 5% < 1mm Slight W 8 79 NNW 11 55
Clearing shower
3 14 50% < 1mm Moderate NW 8 85 W 19 57
Sunny
5 16 50% < 1mm Slight W 7 70 E 8 52
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Weather News

Severe weather to continue all week in Sydney

16:22 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds and dangerous surf conditions for Sydney.

Frosty mornings for Tasmania

14:26 EST

Tasmania woke to a cold and frosty morning with road weather alerts issued for some areas due to icy conditions and there are more cold mornings to come.

NSW bushfire service helps Canada douse record forest fires

13:47 EST

Parts of eastern Australia are facing an increased threat of bushfires this summer and authorities are gearing up for possibly significant forest fires.