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Tasmanian Weather

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Thu 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Friday Rain easing in far east, showers in the south. Mostly sunny in the north and centre.

  • 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.

  • Monday Light showers in south and east. Mostly sunny inland with light winds.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 24/05 Wed 25/05 Thu 26/05

10.7°C

Cape Grim
Hottest

14.9°C

Eddystone Point

16.6°C

King Island Ap

14.0°C

Bridport

22.5°C

Bicheno

0.4°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-5.0°C

Liawenee

-3.4°C

Lake Leake
 

-5.0°C

Liawenee

SW 50km/h

Eddystone Point
Windiest

87km/h

Tasman Island

68km/h

Mt Wellington

74km/h

Eddystone Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

12.4mm

Gladstone

16.8mm

Cape Sorell
 

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 Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
00:16 EST
S 26 35 10.1 7.0 7.0 81 2 3.8 1004.7
00:30 EST
NE 6 11 6.4 5.8 5.3 96 1 1.2 1004.3
00:30 EST
SSW 13 19 10.3 3.8 8.5 64 3 0.0 1002.7
00:30 EST
SSW 17 26 3.1 2.2 -0.9 94 1 0.2 -
00:30 EST
SSW 17 24 1.4 0.8 -3.0 96 1 0.0 1001.4
00:30 EST
SW 15 28 6.9 3.7 4.1 80 1 14.4 -
00:30 EST
SSE 11 17 9.2 5.6 7.5 78 2 0.8 -
00:30 EST
SW 15 19 9.5 6.4 7.3 81 2 0.2 1006.1
00:30 EST
S 20 28 10.2 8.8 7.6 91 1 15.2 1000.4
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