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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

12.4°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 70km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

107km/h

Maatsuyker Is

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is

103km/h

Cape Grim
-
no rain last hr 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

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Weather News

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Taxpayer-purchased water intended for rivers harvested by irrigators

18:09 EST

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers are instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-growing operations, in a policy failure that threatens to undermine the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Windy night ahead for NSW, Vic

18:04 EST

It's going to be a blustery night in parts of eastern NSW, Victoria and Tasmania with damaging gusts possible in some areas into tomorrow morning.

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.