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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Showers in the north, dry elsewhere. Very warm in central parts, mild elsewhere.

  • Monday Rain in the north, showers in the south and east. Mild most places, cooler over highground.

  • Tuesday Showers over western coasts and higher ground. Dry in the east. Mild in the east, cool west.

  • Wednesday Warm and sunny throughout. Clouds and rain developing in the west.

  • Thursday Widespread showers, rain in the west. Mild in most places, cool over high ground.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 23/03 Fri 24/03 Sat 25/03

17.6°C

King Island Ap
Hottest

22.8°C

Scotts Peak Dam

22.0°C

Launceston

24.0°C

King Island Ap

33.2°C

Bushy Park

7.4°C

Tunnack
Coldest

0.1°C

Liawenee

5.1°C

Mt Wellington
 

-2.1°C

Liawenee

SSE 22km/h

Low Head
Windiest

51km/h

Eddystone Point

62km/h

Cape Grim

61km/h

Mt Read
-
no rain last hr Wettest

3.8mm

Wynyard Ap

2.0mm

Loongana
 

47.6mm

Upper Esk
Tasmania's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 38.0°C at
Campania in 2008
Lowest -0.9°C at
Mt Wellington in 1995
Highest 24.0°C at
Strahan in 1986
Lowest -6.9°C at
Liawenee in 2005
Highest 164.1mm at
Hastings in 1946

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

March 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
22 14.8 +1.9 22 21.3 +2.8 37.0 78
23 11.6 +1.8 23 23.2 +3.7 27 24.2 23
13.3 +2.4 22.4 +2.2 29.2 65
18 9.0 +2.7 18 18.6 +4.0 28.8 40
4.8 +1.0 13 19.8 +3.7 22.6 33
27 10.5 +2.5 23.3 +1.7 12.8 28
33 13.6 +3.3 33 25.6 +2.8 13.6 35
18 14.4 +2.3 18 23.5 +3.3 36.4 75
50 14.7 +2.1 23.6 +2.3 30.0 60
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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01:31 EDT

A cyclone off northern Queensland has intensified to a category two and could reach category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.

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20:42 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.

Queensland braces for Tropical Cyclone Debbie

12:37 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.