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Tasmanian Weather

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Thu 07:47 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy & windy. Rain in north, west & centre. Snow to 700m later. The odd light shower in east.

  • Friday Windy with showers and small hail, mainly in west. Snow to 600m.

  • Saturday Windy with showers and small hail, mainly in west. Snow to 400m.

  • Sunday Windy, showers, small hail, mainly north & west. Snow lowering to 200m later.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 27/07 Tue 28/07 Wed 29/07

11.3°C

Burnie Ntc
Hottest

14.4°C

Bridport

16.6°C

Bicheno

15.0°C

Friendly Beach

17.8°C

Bicheno

-0.3°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-2.3°C

Mt Wellington

-1.7°C

Fingal
 

-9.3°C

Liawenee

NW 68km/h

Mt Wellington
Windiest

100km/h

Tasman Island

79km/h

Mt Hartz

90km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

51.4mm

Mt Read

27.0mm

Mt Read
 

73.8mm

South Forest
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 %
Windy with showers
6 12 90% 5-10mm Nil WNW 40 72 W 41 72
Windy with showers
5 10 90% 10-20mm Slight WNW 39 95 W 38 73
Possible shower
4 11 90% 1-5mm Slight NW 29 69 W 31 52
Possible shower
4 12 80% 1-5mm Slight NW 40 74 WNW 41 69
Possible shower
3 13 90% 1-5mm Moderate NW 37 64 WNW 34 59
Possible shower
2 11 80% 1-5mm Moderate N 23 93 W 31 67
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Weather News

Hunter graziers upbeat amidst better conditions

06:32 EST

Hunter graziers, buoyed by high cattle prices, are beginning to address a backlog of farm work that has built up during tough times.

Grantham floods inquiry: Former quarry owner Denis Wagner gives evidence

19:01 EST

The owner of a quarry which allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 Grantham flood says a safety bund appeared to be man made and may have been built without his knowledge.

Interior set to turn up the winter warmth this weekend

15:35 EST

Chilly weather will quickly turn to very warm and windy conditions this weekend over many parts of Australia's interior this weekend.