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Tasmanian Weather

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Tue 10:03 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Cold with gusty winds and heavy rain in the west. Showers and less cold in the east but windy.

  • Wednesday Rain and showers throughout. Snow higher ground. Gusty S'ly winds.

  • Thursday Strong northerly winds in the west. Showers in the northwest, dry elsewhere.

  • Friday Rain in the morning, heaviest in the north. Cool temperatures.

  • Saturday Strong northerly winds. Rain with a cold change in the morning.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 22/07 Sun 23/07 Mon 24/07

14.6°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

16.0°C

Bicheno

16.0°C

Bicheno

13.0°C

Devonport Ap

16.7°C

Bicheno

1.3°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-2.0°C

Ouse

-4.0°C

Mt Wellington

-3.0°C

Fingal

-10.4°C

Liawenee

W 51km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

111km/h

Scotts Peak Dam

107km/h

Maatsuyker Is

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

34.5mm

Lake Margaret

19.0mm

Mt Read

22.0mm

Mt Read

22.4mm

Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 24.0°C at
Swansea in 1975
Lowest -4.8°C at
Mt Wellington in 1991
Highest 14.5°C at
Swansea in 1985
Lowest -12.5°C at
Butlers Gorge in 1983
Highest 137.4mm at
Strathgordon in 2013

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 %
Clearing shower
6 12 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Showers easing
6 11 80% 1-5mm Nil SSW 20 86 SW 19 68
Showers easing
5 10 70% < 1mm Slight SW 24 80 SW 25 54
Clearing shower
5 13 20% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Clearing shower
4 12 70% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Mostly sunny
4 13 20% < 1mm Slight SSW 4 96 SW 12 55
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