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Tue 10:00 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Early light showers in NE, dry elsewhere. Mostly sunny elsewhere and warm.

  • Wednesday Scattered showers in the east and south. Dry in the northwest.

  • Thursday Possible light, isolated showers in the south. Warmer with possible light showers in the north.

  • Friday A few showers, mainly on the ranges. Mild with generally light winds.

  • Saturday Showers across the west. Cool change spreading across the state.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 06/02 Sun 07/02 Mon 08/02

30.4°C

Ouse
Hottest

29.6°C

Ouse

30.7°C

Scotts Peak Dam

30.5°C

Devonport Ap

33.6°C

Scotts Peak Dam

14.9°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

7.8°C

Liawenee

7.1°C

Liawenee

2.0°C

Liawenee

-0.3°C

Liawenee

NW 42km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

62km/h

Cape Grim

66km/h

Maatsuyker Is

79km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.4mm

Erriba

1.0mm

Mt Wellington

2.8mm

St Helens Ap

3.0mm

St Helens Ap
Tasmania's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.1°C at
Hobart in 1899
Lowest -2.7°C at
Mt Wellington in 1994
Highest 27.3°C at
Strahan in 1982
Lowest -7.4°C at
Mt Wellington in 1994
Highest 162.6mm at
Mt Read in 2014

Tasmania Rainfall Bulletin

Tuesday February 9, 2016
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Station
(Group by district)
Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
FINGAL (LEGGE STREET) 0.4 24
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

Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record

14:34 EDT

The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.

Flash flooding swamps parched Townsville

13:54 EDT

A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.

Dry spell to continue for the Top End

13:53 EDT

After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.