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Sat 20:49 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Cool. Light winds in the west and central parts. Showers in the east, dry in the west.

  • Monday Light showers in south and east. Mostly sunny inland with light winds.

  • Tuesday Showers, possibily heavy, in the southeast and E. Drier inland but cool throughout.

  • Wednesday Cold in mainly dry. Isoalted showers in the north and west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 26/05 Fri 27/05 Sat 28/05

11.5°C

Cape Grim
Hottest

14.2°C

Bridport

14.7°C

Burnie

15.0°C

Burnie

22.5°C

Bicheno

0.5°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-0.2°C

Mt Wellington

-1.7°C

Lake St Clair
 

-5.0°C

Liawenee

SW 48km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

74km/h

Eddystone Point

57km/h

Eddystone Point

72km/h

Cape Grim
-
no rain last hr Wettest

56.6mm

St Helens Ap

12.2mm

Swan Island
 

122.6mm

Tasman Island
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 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
11.2 +1.0 15.3 +0.7 132.8 166
5.6 +2.8 15.4 +0.1 87.6 176
11.4 +2.4 17.1 +0.9 123.6 160
9.2 +2.2 16.0 +1.5 92.6 204
11.3 +2.0 16.2 +0.6 152.0 181
7.5 +2.4 15.8 +0.0 128.6 207
2.0 +1.8 8.6 -0.5 207.4 266
3.4 -0.1 8.3 -0.3 17 213.0 278
9.1 +1.7 14.7 +0.4 27 300.2 203
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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Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.

Kiwis in for a pounding

12:24 EST

A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.

When it rains over Uluru

12:19 EST

The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.