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Mon 22:06 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Monday Gusty showers with strong W'ly winds in southwest. Mostly dry in east.

  • Tuesday Cold with gusty winds and heavy rain in the west. Showers and less cold in the east but windy.

  • Wednesday Rain and showers throughout. Snow higher ground. Gusty S'ly winds.

  • Thursday Strong northerly winds in the west. Showers in the northwest, dry elsewhere.

  • Friday Rain in the morning, heaviest in the north. Cool temperatures.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 21/07 Sat 22/07 Sun 23/07

11.4°C

King Island Ap
Hottest

14.5°C

Bridport

16.0°C

Bicheno

16.0°C

Bicheno

16.7°C

Bicheno

-2.1°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.6°C

Butlers Gorge

-2.0°C

Ouse

-4.0°C

Mt Wellington

-10.4°C

Liawenee

NW 81km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

74km/h

Mt Wellington

111km/h

Scotts Peak Dam

107km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.2mm

Fort Direction

34.5mm

Lake Margaret

19.0mm

Mt Read

19.4mm

Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 24.0°C at
Swansea in 1975
Lowest -4.8°C at
Mt Wellington in 1991
Highest 14.5°C at
Swansea in 1985
Lowest -12.5°C at
Butlers Gorge in 1983
Highest 137.4mm at
Strathgordon in 2013

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

July 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
7.8 -0.4 12.4 -0.1 131.4 119
30 -2.4 -3.0 11.6 -0.6 16.4 29
5.0 -1.3 13.2 -0.2 75.2 92
3.2 -1.4 11.8 -0.0 30.0 57
7.0 -0.6 13.1 -0.1 125.0 110
0.5 -1.9 12.2 -0.5 65.4 84
15 -3.5 -2.0 5.4 -0.2 68.4 60
0.8 -0.6 5.2 -0.8 85.6 85
4.6 -0.6 12.1 -0.1 118.2 66
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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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