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Tasmanian Weather

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Sun 16:05 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Cold and gusty showers throughout the day. Snowfalls possible over the ranges.

  • Monday Widespread showers, sunny in the far east. Mostly cool, windy along coasts.

  • Tuesday Cold. Areas of heavy rain in the west. Gusty winds throughout. Cloudy.

  • Wednesday Light showers over eastern parts. Dry and sunny elsewhere.

  • Thursday Showers in the far northwest. Cool and dry in the south and east.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 25/05 Fri 26/05 Sat 27/05

13.5°C

Low Head
Hottest

18.0°C

Friendly Beach

17.1°C

Bicheno

18.4°C

Flinders Island

21.8°C

Hobart Ap

1.1°C

Mt Read
Coldest

-0.3°C

Mt Wellington

-2.0°C

Butlers Gorge

0.1°C

Ouse

-4.6°C

Liawenee

WSW 46km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

94km/h

Maatsuyker Is

92km/h

Mt Wellington

109km/h

Devonport Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

23.2mm

Mt Read

1.8mm

Targa

41.4mm

Mt Read

41.4mm

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 %
10.6 +0.4 15.1 +0.5 95.0 119
7.5 +0.1 14.4 +0.0 162.0 110
7.8 +0.8 15.0 +0.5 23.4 52
3.5 -0.0 8.6 -0.0 70.0 92
0.0 -0.2 9.3 +0.2 96.6 124
3.4 +0.6 15.3 +0.0 118.8 239
5.3 +0.2 16.2 +0.4 72.8 117
9.9 +0.6 15.8 +0.2 52.6 63
9.5 +0.5 16.8 +0.6 125.8 163
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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Weather News

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14:03 EST

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12:03 EST

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Early snow heading to Australian Alps

13:47 EST

A cold front is surging across southern Australia today and will reach the Alps on Sunday morning.