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Tasmanian Weather

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Thu 05:32 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Strong winds throughout. Showers, heaviest in the west and north.

  • Friday Strong S winds, cool throughout. Showers easing.

  • Saturday Light showers in the west. Dry in the east. Strong winds in the south.

  • Sunday Cool throughout. Light showers in the west. Gusty winds in the south, lighter in the north.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 05/12 Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12

17.4°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

25.9°C

Friendly Beach

23.1°C

Launceston
 

26.8°C

Bushy Park

5.6°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-0.1°C

Butlers Gorge

2.8°C

Mt Read
 

-1.1°C

Butlers Gorge

NNW 72km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is

74km/h

Mt Wellington

88km/h

Mt Read
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.8mm

Tasman Island

10.0mm

Mt Read
 

28.4mm

Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.6°C at
Hobart in 1897
Lowest -0.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 1964
Highest 23.9°C at
Hobart in 1920
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mount Barrow in 1969
Highest 202.0mm at
Mt Wellington in 1995

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 %
Possible shower
8 18 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Showers
8 14 90% 1-5mm Nil SW 35 68 SW 34 57
Possible shower
8 15 30% < 1mm Nil SW 37 54 - -
Mostly sunny
9 18 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
8 16 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
9 18 5% < 1mm Nil SW 23 55 SW 26 42
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Weather News

Turbulent Thursday in Vic, Tas, SA

15:52 EDT

Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.

How to protect yourself from lightning strikes

15:38 EDT

It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.

Storms plaguing NSW, Qld

10:52 EDT

Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.