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Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Tue 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Rain and showers throughout. Snow higher ground. Gusty S'ly winds.

  • Thursday Strong northerly winds in the west. Showers in the northwest, dry elsewhere.

  • Friday Rain in the morning, heaviest in the north. Cool temperatures.

  • Saturday Strong northerly winds. Rain with a cold change in the morning.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 23/07 Mon 24/07 Tue 25/07

12.1°C

Swan Island
Hottest

16.0°C

Bicheno

13.5°C

Bicheno

16.0°C

Fingal

16.7°C

Bicheno

0.3°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-4.3°C

Mt Wellington

-2.7°C

Fingal
 

-10.4°C

Liawenee

W 68km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

107km/h

Maatsuyker Is

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is

103km/h

Cape Grim
-

0.6mm last hr

Cape Grim
Wettest

23.2mm

Lake Margaret

22.0mm

Mt Read
 

60.0mm

Mt Read
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
03:00 EST
W 69 91 10.3 8.5 5.2 89 4 3.2 1004.7
03:00 EST
SW 7 9 6.8 4.8 5.5 87 1 1.2 -
03:00 EST
WNW 37 43 11.9 10.0 8.7 88 2 1.8 1005.2
03:00 EST
SW 7 15 8.7 4.9 7.7 77 1 0.0 1000.4
03:00 EST
W 33 35 12.0 8.5 9.0 79 3 2.6 1008.3
03:00 EST
W 6 6 7.8 7.0 6.9 95 1 3.6 -
03:00 EST
W 22 30 1.2 1.1 -4.0 99 1 8.2 999.6
03:00 EST
SW 31 41 0.6 0.5 -5.9 99 1 10.8 -
03:00 EST
WSW 20 20 9.0 7.5 6.1 90 1 11.2 1002.9
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18:09 EST

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18:04 EST

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Murray-Darling Basin: Angry communities call for inquiry after Four Corners pumping revelations

15:39 EST

Broken Hill's Mayor has joined other angry community leaders in calling for an inquiry into the operation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.