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Port Arthur Forecast

Today 23°C
Tonight 12°C
possible_shower

Now

15.5°C falling
Updated at 16:10 EDT

Lower Derwent for Tuesday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers during this afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 27. High.

Currently at Tasman Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.5°C falling
Dew Point 10.0°C rising
Feels Like 15.5°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
SE 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:49 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:47 EDT

Nearby Now

Hobart Ap 20.2°C
Hobart 18.8°C

Next 12 hours in Dunalley (Stroud Point)

48-hour forecast

6pm

Rain
20°C

9pm

Cloudy
18°C

12am

Mostly clear
16°C

3am

Mostly clear
15°C

Lower Derwent Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 16:05 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

National Forecast

Port Arthur 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 17
Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23

Possible shower

Windy with showers

Cloudy

Rain

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 23°C 16°C 20°C 18°C 20°C 25°C 25°C
Minimum 14°C 12°C 11°C 13°C 12°C 13°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 10% 10% 20% 60% 10% 10% 20%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 11
km/h
9
km/h
49
km/h
48
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction NW 11km/h
NW
SSE 9km/h
SSE
W 49km/h
W
WSW 48km/h
WSW
SW 21km/h
SW
S 12km/h
S
NE 16km/h
NE
SE 12km/h
SE
W 20km/h
W
WSW 14km/h
WSW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
E 9km/h
E
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NE 22km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 68% 71% 65% 62% 66% 61% 81% 79% 70% 67% 74% 71% 78% 77%
Dew Point 13°C 17°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 11°C 14°C 13°C 10°C 13°C 13°C 19°C 15°C 20°C

Port Arthur Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:16 EDT
sunrise
05:49 EDT
sunset
20:47 EDT
last light
21:21 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 23:34 EDT
set
Wed 11:49 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Tasman Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
- 19°C -
Mon
Jan 16
11.5°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
10.7°C 17.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
12.5°C 17.1°C 2.4mm
Fri
Jan 13
12.7°C 24.0°C 0.0mm

Tasman Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
72.6mm
13.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
4.4mm
5 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
7.6mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
2.4mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
9.7°C
Jan 4
Highest Temperature
24.0°C
Jan 13

Tasman Island Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.7°C
4th
Lowest On Record
5.0°C
27th 2007
Average This Month
12.3°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
11.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.0°C
13th
Highest On Record
37.7°C
4th 2013
Average This Month
18.5°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
18.0°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.4mm
14th
Total This Month
4.4mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
72.6mm
13.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
156.0mm
2004
Driest On Record
8.8mm
2008
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