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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Warm and dry throughout. Some cloud in the south. Light winds.

  • Thursday Showers in the south and east, dry elsewhere. Warm throughout, light winds.

  • Friday Possible showers in northwest. Hot and dry in the southeast.

  • Saturday Hot and dry throughout. Light showers along the northeast coast.

  • Sunday Cloud increasing. Very warm throughout. Showers and storms developing.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 21/01 Mon 22/01 Tue 23/01

26.5°C

Fingal
Hottest

29.4°C

Scotts Peak Dam

32.4°C

Fingal

30.0°C

Ross

39.7°C

St Helens Ap

11.7°C

Mt Hartz
Coldest

9.4°C

Mt Wellington

3.0°C

Liawenee

1.7°C

Butlers Gorge

-0.1°C

Mt Wellington

W 44km/h

Cape Bruny
Windiest

66km/h

Maatsuyker Is

90km/h

Mt Hartz

83km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.8mm

Sprent

1.0mm

Maria Is

0.8mm

Maatsuyker Is

0.8mm

Maatsuyker Is
Tasmania's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.2°C at
Scamander in 2009
Lowest 2.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 2009
Highest 25.6°C at
Risdon in 1962
Lowest -4.0°C at
Liawenee in 2000
Highest 265.0mm at
Scamander in 2011

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

January 2018
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
14.2 +1.0 25 20.2 +1.2 12.0 31
10.5 +0.2 26.0 +2.5 9.2 21
14.3 +0.9 23.7 +1.5 25.6 57
13.7 +1.7 24.0 +2.3 16.8 37
13.4 +1.0 21 22.8 +1.9 8.6 22
12.5 +0.2 26.2 +1.7 37 5.4 12
5.5 +0.2 16 20.5 +1.7 12.2 22
7.5 +0.4 18.3 +0.7 28.8 42
11.8 +1.0 22.1 +1.3 68.2 79
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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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Heating up in the south

15:58 EDT

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