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Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Sun 22:01 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Light, isolated showers, mainly inland, clearing. Brisk winds easing. Highland snow clearing.

  • Monday Early fog/frost patches then becoming sunnier. Mild northerly winds developing.

  • Tuesday Cloud imcreasing with late patchy rain. Mild in the northeast, cool elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Scattered showers throughout, clearing later. Cool westerly winds easing.

  • Thursday Showers in west and interior. Alpine snow possible. Chance showers in the east.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 25/08 Fri 26/08 Sat 27/08

9.5°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

15.3°C

Burnie

16.1°C

Swansea

16.3°C

Bicheno

20.0°C

Swansea

-3.0°C

Liawenee
Coldest

-4.1°C

Lake Leake

-1.3°C

Fingal

-4.2°C

Mt Wellington

-7.0°C

Liawenee

W 55km/h

Mt Hartz
Windiest

94km/h

Maatsuyker Is

96km/h

Maatsuyker Is

105km/h

Scotts Peak Dam
-
no rain last hr Wettest

17.6mm

Mt Read

28.6mm

Mt Read

31.0mm

Mt Read

31.0mm

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 -11.0°C at
Shannon Hec in 1974
Highest 199.4mm at
Mt Wellington in 2010

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

August 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
7.8 -0.5 12.4 -0.3 96.8 95
5.5 -0.2 13.0 -0.1 219.2 125
5.6 +0.4 14.1 +1.0 14.2 26
0.9 -0.6 6.0 -0.8 79.4 68
-1.6 -0.6 6.3 -0.4 90.2 63
0.8 -0.5 12.8 -0.5 15.0 24
3.4 -0.3 13.7 -0.1 58.2 66
7.4 -0.4 13.6 -0.1 97.6 84
6.9 +0.3 13.8 -0.0 37.4 49
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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Waves pound southern WA

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