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Tasmanian Weather

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Wed 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Heavy showers. Windy. Cold with the chance of snow on the peaks.

  • Friday Gusty showers possible in the east, heavy at times. Drier northerlies in the west.

  • Saturday Southwesterly winds increasing. Cool wiith showers along the coast.

  • Sunday Cool. Light winds in the west and central parts. Showers in the east, dry in the west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 23/05 Tue 24/05 Wed 25/05

13.4°C

Low Head
Hottest

16.0°C

Bicheno

14.9°C

Eddystone Point

17.0°C

King Island Ap

22.5°C

Bicheno

3.9°C

Ouse
Coldest

-1.8°C

Mt Wellington

-5.0°C

Liawenee
 

-5.0°C

Liawenee

NW 51km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

111km/h

Tasman Island

87km/h

Tasman Island

68km/h

Mt Wellington
-

0.2mm last hr

Cape Grim
Wettest

39.0mm

Mt Read

5.0mm

Tim Shea
 

105.0mm

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 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
11.5 +1.3 15.6 +1.0 117.2 147
6.0 +3.2 16.1 +0.8 44.4 89
11.5 +2.5 17.7 +1.5 99.8 129
9.6 +2.6 16.4 +1.9 92.6 204
11.6 +2.3 16.5 +0.9 133.6 159
8.0 +2.9 16.1 +0.3 127.8 206
2.2 +2.0 9.1 -0.0 207.4 266
3.5 +0.0 8.5 -0.1 17 210.6 275
9.5 +2.1 15.0 +0.7 27 285.0 193
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

Wet week for NSW

20:12 EST

Three rain-bearing systems will traverse New South Wales within the next seven days, rounding out a bumper May.

Big surf closes beaches across Sydney, NSW

18:13 EST

Surf lifesavers have issued a warning to beachgoers as a large swell closes stretches of the New South Wales coastline.

Dampened SA in for more rain but also cold, strong winds

18:01 EST

Rain has fallen across a large part of South Australia during Wednesday and there is more to come, mainly on Friday, coinciding with cold winds.