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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Cold. Rain in the west & north, heaviest in north. Generally dry in the far south.

  • Monday Cold. Rain in the west & north, mostly clearing. Generally dry in the far south.

  • Tuesday Cold morning with fog patches. Light showers in Bass Strait & east coast clearing.

  • Wednesday Cold morning with fog patches. The odd shower in the east and north.

  • Thursday Cold morning with fog patches. Isolated showers in the north, later in the west.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 02/07 Fri 03/07 Sat 04/07

13.1°C

King Island Ap
Hottest

13.4°C

Bridport

14.4°C

Bicheno

17.8°C

Bicheno

17.8°C

Bicheno

-1.9°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.9°C

Liawenee

-3.1°C

Lake Leake

-3.0°C

Liawenee

-6.1°C

Liawenee

W 31km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

98km/h

Cape Grim

109km/h

Maatsuyker Is

98km/h

Cape Grim
-

0.8mm last hr

Cape Grim
Wettest

18.2mm

Waratah

57.6mm

Mt Read

29.0mm

Melbourne Bay

32.8mm

Luncheon Hill
Tasmania's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 24.0°C at
Swansea in 1975
Lowest -4.8°C at
Mt Wellington in 1991
Highest 14.5°C at
Swansea in 1985
Lowest -12.5°C at
Butlers Gorge in 1983
Highest 137.4mm at
Strathgordon in 2013

Tasmania Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Group by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
20:00 EST
W 31 54 12.0 11.0 9.1 94 2 6.8 1012.8
20:10 EST
- 0 0 6.7 5.3 6.7 91 1 2.2 -
20:10 EST
WNW 26 30 11.7 9.9 9.0 89 2 0.2 1014.7
20:10 EST
ENE 4 11 7.8 3.6 7.8 75 1 0.0 1015.0
20:10 EST
NW 30 31 12.9 10.4 10.3 85 2 1.6 1014.0
20:10 EST
SSE 4 6 9.1 8.5 8.4 96 1 3.2 -
20:10 EST
WSW 6 7 3.1 2.7 1.5 97 1 0.0 1012.2
20:10 EST
- 0 0 1.0 0.7 1.0 98 0 0.0 -
20:10 EST
SSE 13 15 8.0 7.6 5.7 97 1 1.4 1013.8
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