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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Windy, showers, small hail, mainly west. Snow lowering to about 300m in south in evening.

  • Monday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow to low levels rising during day.

  • Tuesday Strong, cold and showery westerly winds. Small hail. Showers, mainly west. Snow to 700m.

  • Wednesday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow to 500m.

  • Thursday Cold winds easing. Light showers west & south. Early frost then mostly sunny in northeast.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08

12.5°C

Friendly Beach
Hottest

15.2°C

Campania

13.1°C

Bicheno

13.0°C

Swansea

13.0°C

Swansea

-1.5°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.8°C

Mt Wellington

-4.1°C

Mt Wellington

-4.0°C

Mt Wellington

-4.1°C

Mt Wellington

NW 92km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-

2.8mm last hr

Maatsuyker Is
Wettest

26.6mm

Mount Victoria

35.2mm

Mount Victoria

11.0mm

Mt Hartz

11.0mm

Mt Hartz
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 %
7.2 -1.0 23 10.0 -2.7 27 11.4 11
5.4 -0.3 23 10.0 -3.1 35.0 20
6.0 +0.8 121 10.0 -3.1 122 3.0 6
16 -1.2 -2.8 16 2.0 -4.8 15 16.0 14
-1.8 -0.8 13 2.0 -4.7 13 7.2 5
1.6 +0.2 28 10.0 -3.3 114 3.2 5
2.9 -0.8 34 11.0 -2.8 34 14.4 16
8.0 +0.2 19 11.0 -2.7 35 9.2 8
8.0 +1.4 52 11.0 -2.8 7.6 10
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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