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Tasmanian Weather

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Sun 05:19 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Windy, showers, small hail, mainly north & west. Snow to about 400m.

  • Monday Powerful and very cold W/SW winds. Snow showers falling to low levels in the morning.

  • Tuesday Strong, cold and showery westerlies. Snow showers tending to rain below 1200 metres.

  • Wednesday Strong SW winds persisting all day. Frequent showers, heavy in the west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08

10.2°C

Cape Sorell
Hottest

15.2°C

Campania

13.1°C

Bicheno

12.0°C

Bridport

12.0°C

Bridport

-2.1°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.8°C

Mt Wellington

-4.1°C

Mt Wellington
 

-4.1°C

Mt Wellington

NW 72km/h

Low Rocky Point
Windiest

142km/h

Maatsuyker Is

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-

0.2mm last hr

Cape Grim
Wettest

26.6mm

Mount Victoria

35.2mm

Mount Victoria
 

35.2mm

Mount Victoria
Tasmania's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 25.0°C at
Campania in 2006
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mt Wellington in 2005
Highest 16.1°C at
Grove in 2005
Lowest -11.0°C at
Shannon Hec in 1974
Highest 199.4mm at
Mt Wellington in 2010

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
06:00 EST
W 61 80 9.4 5.7 4.2 78 5 2.4 1005.5
06:40 EST
NNW 41 56 8.1 5.4 3.4 83 2 8.4 1001.8
06:40 EST
NW 48 81 9.0 -1.2 4.2 49 10 0.0 997.8
06:40 EST
NW 56 67 0.9 0.3 -7.3 96 2 10.6 -
06:40 EST
NW 37 50 0.2 -1.4 -6.9 89 1 0.0 1000.3
06:40 EST
NE 13 15 7.0 0.5 4.5 63 2 0.0 -
06:40 EST
NNW 19 24 7.9 5.3 4.8 84 1 0.0 -
06:40 EST
WNW 33 44 9.2 6.6 5.3 84 2 1.4 1007.5
06:40 EST
WNW 24 26 8.9 6.9 5.6 87 2 1.0 1008.8
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Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.

Hobart hopes for snow on Monday.

11:43 EST

A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.

Adelaide records coldest July in almost 20 years

11:36 EST

Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.