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Mon 22:03 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Monday Showers in west and about Bass Strait. Dry elsewhere. Cool winds.

  • Tuesday Cold winds, showers, small hail & highland snow. Wind, showers and snow easing later.

  • Wednesday Cold morning. Frost then dry day for most inland. Light showers about west and south coasts.

  • Thursday Cold morning. Frost then dry day for most inland. Light showers about west coasts.

  • Friday Cold morning. Frost then dry day for most inland. Light showers in the west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 26/05 Sat 27/05 Sun 28/05

13.0°C

King Island Ap
Hottest

17.1°C

Bicheno

18.4°C

Flinders Island

14.3°C

Launceston

21.8°C

Hobart Ap

0.4°C

Fingal
Coldest

-2.0°C

Butlers Gorge

0.1°C

Ouse

-1.9°C

Liawenee

-4.6°C

Liawenee

WNW 55km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

92km/h

Mt Wellington

109km/h

Devonport Ap

77km/h

Mt Wellington
-

0.2mm last hr

Cape Grim
Wettest

3.0mm

Glengarry

41.4mm

Mt Read

22.6mm

Mt Read

23.0mm

Mt Read
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 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.5 +0.3 15.1 +0.5 97.2 122
7.4 -0.0 14.3 -0.0 165.6 112
7.7 +0.7 15.0 +0.5 23.4 52
3.4 -0.1 8.4 -0.2 74.0 97
-0.0 -0.2 9.1 -0.0 96.8 124
3.2 +0.4 15.3 -0.0 120.6 242
5.2 +0.1 16.1 +0.3 73.0 118
9.9 +0.6 15.7 +0.1 56.0 67
9.6 +0.6 16.7 +0.5 132.8 172
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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