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Fri 05:01 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Friday Early fog/frost in north & east then generally dry. Light showers and highland snow developing.

  • Saturday Showers in the west. The odd shower elsewhere. Cold. Windy. Snow on the highlands.

  • Sunday Light, isolated showers, mainly inland, clearing. Brisk winds easing. Highland snow clearing.

  • Monday Early fog/frost patches then becoming sunnier. Mild northerly winds developing.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 23/08 Wed 24/08 Thu 25/08

10.4°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

14.6°C

Bicheno

14.6°C

Friendly Beach

15.0°C

Burnie

20.0°C

Swansea

-1.1°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.5°C

Lake Leake

-4.9°C

Lake Leake
 

-7.0°C

Liawenee

NW 66km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

74km/h

Maatsuyker Is

59km/h

Maatsuyker Is

94km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.8mm

Zeehan

17.0mm

Mt Read

7.0mm

Low Rocky Point

50.6mm

South Queenstown
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 Rainfall Bulletin

Friday August 26, 2016
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Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
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Weather News

Snow season high becoming a low point

16:18 EST

The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.

Late winter soaking causes flooding

16:13 EST

Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.

NSW weather: Bystanders 'watched helplessly' as 72yo man swept away by floodwaters

12:58 EST

A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.