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Tasmanian Weather

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Wed 16:05 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers in the west, south and southeast easing. Snow on highlands. Clearing in northeast.

  • Thursday Early fog/frost patches then generally cold. Showers and highland snow in west, mainly light.

  • Friday Cold. Windy. Showers in west, centre and south. Snow on highlands at night.

  • Saturday Showers & highland snow, mainly in west, easing. Cold winds easing.

  • Sunday Early fog/frost patches then generally cold. Showers and highland snow in west, mainly light.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 20/08 Mon 21/08 Tue 22/08

12.5°C

St Helens Ap
Hottest

14.5°C

Hobart

14.3°C

Friendly Beach

18.5°C

Bicheno

19.7°C

Swansea

0.0°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-5.8°C

Liawenee

-3.9°C

Fingal

0.0°C

Mt Wellington

-9.4°C

Liawenee

WSW 46km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

66km/h

Mt Hartz

70km/h

Mt Wellington

75km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.0mm

Mt Read

12.2mm

Mt Read

52.6mm

Mt Read

53.0mm

Mt Read
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 -11.1°C at
Liawenee in 2015
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 %
Mostly sunny
8 14 20% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
6 14 30% < 1mm Nil NW 15 70 WNW 18 55
Mostly sunny
4 15 40% < 1mm Slight NW 3 87 WNW 12 56
Mostly sunny
6 16 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Showers easing
7 12 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 13 87 WNW 16 73
Mostly sunny
6 16 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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Weather News

Early bushfire season in parts of NSW

10:30 EST

The NSW Rural Fire Service announced this week that nine Local Government Areas will commence their bushfire season early this year, following a run of warm and dry weather during winter.

Hobart longing for rain

16:27 EST

Hobart could be having its first wetter than average month since January tomorrow.

Has the 2017 snow season peaked?

13:30 EST

The current natural snow depth in the alps may be the best we see for the 2017 season.