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Tasmania Forecast

  • Friday Warm-to-hot statewide. Dry and mostly sunny. Light winds.

  • Saturday Mild to warm throughout. Patchy light showers in the north, dry in the S.

  • Sunday Showers confined to N & W, mostly dry elsewhere. Warm in the south & east, milder in the west.

  • Monday Becoming sunnier. Mostly dry throughout. Mild with light winds.

  • Tuesday Mild with light winds throughout. A few light showers in the south and far north.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01

36.2°C

Scottsdale
Hottest

27.2°C

Launceston

31.0°C

Ouse

36.3°C

Ouse

39.2°C

St Helens Ap

14.9°C

Maatsuyker Is
Coldest

1.1°C

Liawenee

1.1°C

Butlers Gorge

9.5°C

Maydena

-0.1°C

Mt Wellington

SSW 57km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

51km/h

Scotts Peak Dam

57km/h

Mt Wellington

96km/h

Mt Wellington
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Marrawah

0.4mm

Cape Grim

0.2mm

King Island Ap

0.2mm

King Island Ap
Tasmania's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.2°C at
Scamander in 2009
Lowest 2.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 2009
Highest 25.6°C at
Risdon in 1962
Lowest -4.0°C at
Liawenee in 2000
Highest 265.0mm at
Scamander in 2011

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Weather News

Melbourne hits 42C as Victorians warned of severe fire threat

14:24 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — are battling through temperatures up to 42C, as energy authorities flag the possibility of curtailing some industrial power users and firefighters across Victoria are on high alert.

Canberra braces for heatwave as temperatures expected to soar above 35C for five consecutive days

13:56 EDT

Canberrans are about to swelter through five consecutive days at or above 35 degrees Celsius.

SA heatwave will not affect power supply, Treasurer says, as TDU amateur cyclists ignore warnings

13:43 EDT

The South Australian Government is not expecting to use the state's new backup diesel power generators despite extreme weather forcing a tight power supply balance.