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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Cold winds, showers, small hail & highland snow. Wind, showers and snow easing later.

  • Wednesday Cold morning. Frost then dry day for most inland. Light showers about west and south coasts.

  • Thursday Cold morning. Frost then dry day for most inland. Light showers about west coasts.

  • Friday Cold morning. Frost then dry day for most inland. Light showers in the west.

  • Saturday Generally sunny and mild after cold morning. Chance coastal showers in south.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 27/05 Sun 28/05 Mon 29/05

13.4°C

Swan Island
Hottest

18.4°C

Flinders Island

14.3°C

Launceston

16.5°C

Bridport

21.8°C

Hobart Ap

-2.3°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

0.1°C

Ouse

-1.9°C

Liawenee

-1.7°C

Lake Leake

-4.6°C

Liawenee

SSW 64km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

109km/h

Devonport Ap

77km/h

Mt Wellington

116km/h

Cape Grim
-
no rain last hr Wettest

41.4mm

Mt Read

22.6mm

Mt Read

39.4mm

Zeehan

29.0mm

Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 27.4°C at
Flinders Island in 1997
Lowest -3.2°C at
Mt Wellington in 1968
Highest 17.7°C at
Grove in 2005
Lowest -10.5°C at
Liawenee in 2006
Highest 153.7mm at
Bicheno in 1969

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

May 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.4 +0.2 15.0 +0.4 104.8 131
3.0 +0.2 15.1 -0.2 121.8 245
9.6 +0.6 16.6 +0.4 133.4 173
7.7 +0.7 14.8 +0.3 25.8 57
9.9 +0.6 15.6 +0.0 66.6 79
5.0 -0.1 16.0 +0.2 85.2 137
-0.0 -0.2 8.9 -0.2 98.4 126
3.3 -0.2 8.2 -0.4 80.6 105
7.4 -0.0 14.2 -0.1 187.6 127
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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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Roll cloud over southern Queensland

14:41 EST

A rare cloud formation was seen crossing southern Queensland on Monday morning.

Pre-winter frost grips eastern states

11:12 EST

Winter was knocking on the door in New South Wales and southern Queensland this morning as some areas shivered through their coldest May start on record.

Students unable to get to school after Cyclone Debbie find temporary classrooms

08:45 EST

Twenty-eight school children in North Queensland are adjusting to a new school campus, after damage to a road during Cyclone Debbie made their regular school commute unfeasible.