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Tasmanian Weather

Thu 05:00 EST
Current Warnings

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Showers in the NW. Mostly sunny in the NE. Showers in the SW. Fog then sunny in the SE.

  • Friday Showers in the NW. Mostly cloudy in the NE . Showers in the south. Windy over the highlands.

  • Saturday Thunderstorms in the NW. Mostly sunny in the NE. Showers in the south. Windy over the highlands.

  • Sunday Mostly cloudy in the NW. Mostly sunny in the NE. Showers in the south. Windy over the highlands.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 18/06 Tue 19/06 Wed 20/06


Swan Island


Wynyard Ap


Eddystone Point




Friendly Beach






Butlers Gorge



WNW 44km/h

Maatsuyker Is


Eddystone Point


Mt Read


Mt Read
no rain last hr Wettest


Cape Bruny


Friendly Beach


Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for June
Max Min Rain
Highest 24.4°C at
Low Head in 1895
Lowest -4.0°C at
Mount Barrow in 1973
Highest 15.9°C at
Flinders Island in 2016
Lowest -13.0°C at
Shannon Hec in 1983
Highest 215.9mm at
Kingston in 1954

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

June 2018
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
4.6 -1.0 13.6 +0.9 103.0 63
5.2 +0.0 13.0 +1.0 32.0 60
2.4 +0.2 8.0 +1.2 80.0 77
-1.5 -0.5 6.9 +0.4 85.0 75
2.2 +1.1 12.9 +0.2 39.4 60
2.7 -0.2 14.1 +0.9 51.4 75
7.1 -1.1 14.3 +0.3 76.2 80
6.2 -0.9 14.4 +0.3 53.4 73
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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Weather News

Clear signs of drought in western NSW

21:05 EST

The prospect of El Nino forming during the second half of 2018 is troubling for parched western NSW, where some places are experiencing their driest year to date in more than five decades.

Young farmers taught 'drought driving' skills as country roads plagued by millions of 'roos

14:26 EST

An initiative by Hay Inc in the New South Wales Riverina town of Hay is teaching young farmers life-saving 'drought driving' lessons on how to drive when faced with kangaroos on the road.

BOM declares a 50 per cent chance of El Nino this spring, possible dry and warm conditions ahead

13:31 EST

Warm and dry — that has been the story of the season, and now there is a good chance that is set to continue for south-east Australia.