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Tasmanian Weather

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Mon 05:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Monday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow on low ground rising during day.

  • Tuesday Strong, cold and showery westerly winds. Small hail. Showers, mainly west. Snow to 700m.

  • Wednesday Strong, cold winds easing. Showers, mainly west. Small hail. Snow to 500m.

  • Thursday Cold winds easing. Light showers west & south. Early frost then mostly sunny in northeast.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08

6.5°C

Cape Grim
Hottest

13.1°C

Bicheno

12.5°C

Bridport

14.0°C

Friendly Beach

14.0°C

Friendly Beach

-7.1°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.1°C

Mt Wellington

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington
 

-4.5°C

Mt Wellington

WSW 92km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

118km/h

Maatsuyker Is

137km/h

Maatsuyker Is

140km/h

Cape Grim
-

0.2mm last hr

Cape Grim
Wettest

35.2mm

Mount Victoria

10.6mm

Mt Hartz
 

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 Monthly Summaries

August 2015
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
7.3 -1.0 23 10.6 -2.0 27 11.6 11
1.3 +0.0 28 10.6 -2.7 114 3.2 5
8.1 +1.5 52 11.6 -2.2 7.8 10
6.2 +1.0 11.6 -1.6 122 3.0 6
8.0 +0.2 19 11.6 -2.0 35 9.0 8
3.2 -0.6 34 11.2 -2.6 34 14.4 16
-1.6 -0.6 13 1.8 -4.9 13 7.2 5
16 -1.4 -2.9 16 1.8 -5.0 15 15.6 13
5.5 -0.2 23 10.2 -3.0 35.2 20
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

Snow across Tasmania forces key road closures

06:23 EST

Snow is falling in Hobart's central business district and across the state, prompting the closure of many key roads.

I thought it was supposed to be winter?

16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.