Fairfax Media Network

Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Thu 16:05 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy & windy. Rain in north, west & centre. Snow to 700m later. The odd light shower in east.

  • Friday Windy with showers and small hail, mainly in west. Snow level rising from 600m early..

  • Saturday Windy with showers and small hail, mainly in west. Snow to 600m.

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

  • Monday Powerful and very cold W/SW winds. Snow to about 400m.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 27/07 Tue 28/07 Wed 29/07

15.0°C

Campania
Hottest

14.4°C

Bridport

16.6°C

Bicheno

14.9°C

Bicheno

17.8°C

Bicheno

0.9°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-2.3°C

Mt Wellington

-1.7°C

Fingal

-0.4°C

Mt Wellington

-9.3°C

Liawenee

NW 74km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

100km/h

Tasman Island

79km/h

Mt Hartz

90km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

51.4mm

Mt Read

27.0mm

Mt Read

13.8mm

Mt Read

14.0mm

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 Sky Observations

Latest Sky Observations
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Time Vis Cloud Current weather Past weather
m
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia

15:28 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.

Grantham flood inquiry: Former quarry owner says western embankment natural, not manmade

15:25 EST

The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.

Drought to be high on agenda of bush councils during talks in St George

11:28 EST

The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.