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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Windy, mostly cloudy and mild. Showers developing in the afternoon and evening.

  • Monday Cloud increasing. Showers, heaviest in the west. Gusty northerly winds increasing.

  • Tuesday Showers in the N & W, locally heavy. Winds becoming gusty in the W, calmer in the E.

  • Wednesday Very windy with showers, heaviest in west. Feeling cold throughout.

  • Thursday Patchy light showers throughout. Cool and mostly cloudy. Winds easing.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 24/05 Fri 25/05 Sat 26/05

17.0°C

King Island Ap
Hottest

16.6°C

Devonport Ap

16.1°C

Flinders Island

16.4°C

Liawenee

25.3°C

Campania

0.1°C

Ouse
Coldest

-6.1°C

Liawenee

-5.4°C

Liawenee

-5.6°C

Liawenee

-6.1°C

Liawenee

WNW 46km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

87km/h

Tasman Island

64km/h

Mt Hartz

61km/h

Tasman Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.4mm

Scotts Peak Dam

0.4mm

Lake Leake

0.4mm

Longley

0.4mm

Scotts Peak Dam
Tasmania's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 27.4°C at
Flinders Island in 1997
Lowest -3.2°C at
Mt Wellington in 1968
Highest 17.7°C at
Grove in 2005
Lowest -10.5°C at
Liawenee in 2006
Highest 153.7mm at
Bicheno in 1969

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

May 2018
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.6 +0.4 15.6 +1.0 35.8 42
8.2 +0.8 14.7 +0.4 179.0 114
8.6 +1.6 15.9 +1.4 143.4 313
3.5 +0.1 8.5 +0.1 147.6 171
0.7 +0.5 10.0 +1.0 69.2 76
2.9 +0.0 16.0 +0.8 99.0 194
4.7 -0.5 16.5 +0.7 38.2 59
10.2 +0.8 15.9 +0.3 84.2 98
9.8 +0.8 16.4 +0.1 54.2 69
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Mid-week snow to help pre-season base

15:11 EST

A cold front due to cross the alpine region will bring some snow to the resorts from Tuesday, assisting the snow-making guns that are currently forming the base for the upcoming winter.

Melbourne's mild run nearly over

13:13 EST

With a trifecta of 20 degree days on the cards for Melbourne, residents are encouraged to make the most of these final warm days.

Tasmanian floods: Victims disappointed they will miss out on disaster relief funding

09:10 EST

Flood victims in Tasmania's Derwent Valley have criticised the Government for locking them out of the Natural Disaster Relief Fund.