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Port Arthur Forecast

Tonight 15°C
Tomorrow 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

16.5°C falling
Updated at 22:00 EDT

Lower Derwent for Wednesday Mostly clear. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the far south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW early in the morning then tending W in the middle of the day. High.

Currently at Tasman Island

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.5°C falling
Dew Point 15.7°C rising
Feels Like 16.5°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
N 38km/h falling
Wind Gusts 50km/h
Pressure 1010.8hPa
Fire Danger 2.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:38 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:06 EDT

Nearby Now

Hobart Ap 21.8°C
Hobart 22.4°C

Next 12 hours in Dunalley (Stroud Point)

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
18°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
17°C

6am

Mostly clear
18°C

9am

Clear
21°C

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National Forecast

Port Arthur 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 27°C 24°C 21°C 18°C 22°C 24°C 25°C
Minimum 12°C 15°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High High 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 25
km/h
28
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
25
km/h
27
km/h
24
km/h
11
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 25km/h
NNE
NE 28km/h
NE
NW 17km/h
NW
W 15km/h
W
W 19km/h
W
WSW 25km/h
WSW
WSW 27km/h
WSW
SW 24km/h
SW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
SSW 7km/h
SSW
N 12km/h
N
ENE 18km/h
ENE
N 22km/h
N
NNE 20km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 71% 59% 73% 67% 70% 64% 67% 60% 67% 55% 75% 66% 76% 67%
Dew Point 14°C 18°C 14°C 17°C 10°C 14°C 7°C 9°C 9°C 12°C 12°C 16°C 13°C 18°C

Port Arthur Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:09 EDT
sunrise
06:39 EDT
sunset
20:05 EDT
last light
20:34 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 02:56 EDT
set
Thu 17:48 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Tasman Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 22
10.5°C 19°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
10.8°C 16.2°C 2.8mm
Mon
Feb 20
10.4°C 15.8°C 0.4mm
Sun
Feb 19
- 15.9°C -
Sat
Feb 18
9.6°C 17.1°C 0.4mm

Tasman Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
124.8mm
26.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
60.2mm
25 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
55.4mm
17 Day(s)
Wettest Day
12.6mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
6.8°C
Feb 13
Highest Temperature
24.0°C
Jan 13

Tasman Island Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
6.8°C
13th
Lowest On Record
4.2°C
24th 2008
Average This Month
10.8°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
11.7°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
35.1°C
25th 2012
Average This Month
17.5°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
17.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.8mm
13th
Total This Month
24.8mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
52.2mm
12.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
117.4mm
2008
Driest On Record
27.6mm
2009
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