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Tasmanian Weather

Tue 14:54 EST
Current Warnings

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Cold morning with fog and frost patches. Light showers in Bass Strait & east coast clearing.

  • Wednesday Cold morning with fog patches. The odd shower in the east and north.

  • Thursday Cold morning with fog patches. Isolated showers in the north, later in the west.

  • Friday A few showers in the north and west. Cool to cold and cloudy elsewhere but mainly dry.

  • Saturday Showers, heaviest in the north. Cool and cloudy. Winds increasing in the W.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 04/07 Sun 05/07 Mon 06/07


King Island Ap




King Island Ap


King Island Ap




Mt Wellington




Mt Wellington


Butlers Gorge



S 37km/h

Eddystone Point


Cape Grim


Cape Grim


Eddystone Point
no rain last hr Wettest


Melbourne Bay


Swan Island


Maria Is


Flinders Island
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

(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
4 13 30% 1-5mm Slight SSW 21 77 SW 24 60
Mostly sunny
3 12 90% 1-5mm Moderate WSW 11 81 W 19 58
Frost then sunny
-1 12 50% 1-5mm Severe WSW 6 100 S 15 62
Clearing shower
3 13 50% 5-10mm Moderate SSW 23 80 SSW 26 65
Possible shower
3 11 80% 1-5mm Moderate SSW 16 93 SSW 20 74
Mostly sunny
2 13 90% 5-10mm Moderate SW 20 85 SSW 23 60
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Weather News

Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan

14:38 EST

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.

Farmers want more Federal Government enticements to insure crops against natural disasters

12:17 EST

Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.

Townsville Hospital emergency department sets record for patient numbers amid Cyclone Yasi

12:10 EST

Health experts say new research has found the Townsville Hospital in north Queensland set an Australian record in the number of patients treated in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi.