Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Sat 10:00 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Saturday Clearing showers in the south, windy in highlands. Mostly sunny in the north.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Wind easing. Showers in the west. Mild to warm and mostly sunny inland.

  • Monday Parly cloudy and cool along coastline. Sunny and warm to hot inland.

  • Tuesday A few light showers in the far S. Dry elsewhere. Mild and breezy statewide.

  • Wednesday Light winds and mostly sunny in the north. Clearing showers in the south.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 16/01 Thu 17/01 Fri 18/01

23.5°C

Friendly Beach
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

32.3°C

Lake St Clair
Avg: Rec:

32.5°C

Ouse
Avg: Rec:

32.3°C

Bushy Park
Avg: Rec:

39.7°C

Campania
Avg: Rec:

7.8°C

Mt Read
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

6.6°C

Lake St Clair
Avg: Rec:

10.4°C

Mt Read
Avg: Rec:

3.0°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

-0.5°C

Butlers Gorge
Avg: Rec:

NW 75km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

61km/h

Mt Read

66km/h

Mt Read

103km/h

Mt Wellington
-
no rain last hr Wettest

6.4mm

Mt Barrow
Avg: Rec:
- -

2.0mm

Tunbridge
Avg: Rec:
- -

9.0mm

Mt Read
Avg: Rec:

9.0mm

Mt Read
Avg: Rec:
Tasmania's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.2°C at
Scamander in 2009
Lowest 2.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 2009
Highest 25.6°C at
Risdon in 1962
Lowest -4.0°C at
Liawenee in 2000
Highest 265.0mm at
Scamander in 2011

Tasmania Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Sunny
12 24 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
12 20 90% < 1mm Nil W 22 68 WNW 27 58
Mostly sunny
13 23 5% < 1mm Nil WNW 23 51 W 28 41
Sunny
13 25 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
12 25 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
12 27 5% < 1mm Nil NW 12 56 WNW 21 37
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09:38 EDT

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09:25 EDT

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