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Fri 05:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Friday Rain clearing. Gusty winds in the west and south.

  • Saturday Light showers in the northwest and southeast. Winds easing throughout.

  • Sunday Windy and cold. Rain and storms with possible snow.

  • Monday Windy and cold. Rain and storms with likely snow on peaks.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 03/05 Wed 04/05 Thu 05/05

20.0°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

20.1°C

Flinders Island

17.5°C

Campania

22.0°C

Bushy Park

22.0°C

Bushy Park

2.5°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-2.5°C

Mt Wellington

-1.1°C

Mt Wellington

9.0°C

Maydena

-2.5°C

Mt Wellington

WNW 70km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

129km/h

Maatsuyker Is

114km/h

Maatsuyker Is

112km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

41.4mm

Mount Victoria

24.2mm

Mt Barrow

18.0mm

Maydena

18.0mm

Maydena
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 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
11.3 +1.1 15.5 +0.9 40.4 51
9.5 +2.1 14.9 +0.6 88.2 60
9.6 +2.6 121 17.6 +3.1 24.6 54
2.9 -0.6 8.8 +0.2 55.4 72
2.5 +2.3 8.6 -0.5 65.8 84
27 8.6 +5.8 15.4 +0.1 16.2 33
34 9.8 +4.7 15.7 -0.1 45.4 73
11.2 +1.9 16.3 +0.7 64.0 76
11.6 +2.6 50 18.5 +2.3 20.0 26
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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