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Tasmanian Weather

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Mon 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Strong, cold, showery winds. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow near sea level rising during day.

  • Wednesday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow to 300m.

  • Thursday Cold winds easing. Light showers west & south. Snow to 600m. Early frost, sunnier in northeast.

  • Friday Cold morning inland with some frost. Partly cloudy & cold day. Few showers in the west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08

7.8°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

12.5°C

Bridport

14.9°C

Bicheno

9.0°C

Launceston

14.9°C

Bicheno

-5.3°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington
 

-7.5°C

Mt Wellington

NW 44km/h

Scotts Peak Dam
Windiest

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is

140km/h

Cape Grim

105km/h

Cape Grim
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.6mm

Mt Hartz

34.0mm

Zeehan
 

35.2mm

Mount Victoria
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 2015
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
23 5.9 -2.4 23 10.0 -2.7 27 16.8 17
4.3 -1.4 23 9.8 -3.3 55.8 32
4.5 -0.7 121 9.9 -3.2 12.0 22
16 -2.4 -3.9 16 0.9 -5.9 15 18.4 16
13 -3.0 -2.0 13 0.3 -6.4 13 13.0 9
1.4 +0.1 28 9.5 -3.8 114 4.4 7
2.5 -1.2 34 10.4 -3.4 20.2 23
19 6.5 -1.3 19 10.9 -2.8 15.4 13
7.0 +0.4 52 10.6 -3.2 13.0 17
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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Tasmanian snow: Two men rescued from snowbound car in central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

00:44 EST

Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.