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Mt Read Forecast

This morning 1°C
Today 4°C
showers

Now

1.9°C rising
Updated at 08:00 EST

Central for Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of snow showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between minus 2 and 4 above zero.

Currently at Sheffield

24-hour graph
Temperature 1.9°C rising
Dew Point -4.0°C steady
Feels Like -1.3°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
W 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1004.3hPa
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 6.4mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:23 EST
Sunset sunset
17:25 EST

Nearby Now

Liawenee -4.6°C
Devonport Ap 3.1°C
Luncheon Hill 0.8°C

Next 12 hours in Mt Read

48-hour forecast

9am

Shower
3°C

12pm

Shower. Windy
4°C

3pm

Chance shower. Windy
4°C

6pm

Rain. Windy
3°C

Central Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 05:00 EST
Gale Warning for Lower East, South East and South West Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for remaining waters except Derwent Estuary

Tas - Wed 04:18 EST
Road Weather Alert for for N W Coast, Central N, N E, W, Central Plateau, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley & S E due to ice and snow

Tas - Wed 04:14 EST
Bushwalking Alert for the Western and Central Plateau due to snow down to 200m

Tasmania Weather Update

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Mt Read 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7
Sat
Aug 8
Sun
Aug 9
Mon
Aug 10
Tue
Aug 11

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Rain

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms
Maximum 4°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 9°C 8°C
Minimum 1°C 2°C 3°C -1°C 1°C 5°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 60% 70% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk High Moderate Moderate Severe Moderate Slight Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 34
km/h
37
km/h
22
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
29
km/h
29
km/h
28
km/h
28
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction SW 34km/h
SW
SW 37km/h
SW
SSW 22km/h
SSW
SW 23km/h
SW
SSW 21km/h
SSW
SSW 20km/h
SSW
E 13km/h
E
W 15km/h
W
NNE 25km/h
NNE
N 29km/h
N
NW 29km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
N 28km/h
N
WSW 29km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 81% 81% 84% 79% 91% 76% 81% 64% 83% 71% 86% 81% 89% 84%
Dew Point 0°C 1°C 3°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 1°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 5°C

Mt Read Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:54 EST
sunrise
07:23 EST
sunset
17:25 EST
last light
17:55 EST
moon
set
Wed 10:03 EST
rise
Wed 23:16 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Lake St Clair Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Aug 3
-3.6°C - 28.4mm
Sun
Aug 2
-0.6°C 3.3°C 7.6mm
Sat
Aug 1
-0.8°C 3.1°C 38.8mm
Fri
Jul 31
- 7.9°C -
Thu
Jul 30
- - -

Lake St Clair Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1213.2mm
154.8 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1154.0mm
131 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1101.8mm
139 Day(s)
Wettest Day
50.4mm
Jun 9
Lowest Temperature
-6.7°C
Jul 8
Highest Temperature
31.8°C
Jan 3

Lake St Clair Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.6°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-7.0°C
17th 1998
Average This Month
-1.7°C
-1.9°C
Long-term Average
0.2°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
3.3°C
2nd
Highest On Record
17.0°C
30th 1999
Average This Month
3.2°C
-5.0°C
Long-term Average
8.2°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
28.4mm
3rd
Total This Month
74.8mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
250.4mm
24.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
519.2mm
2009
Driest On Record
95.5mm
2000
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