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Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Saturday Mild to warm throughout. Patchy light showers in the north, dry in the S.

  • Sunday Showers confined to N & W, mostly dry elsewhere. Warm in the south & east, milder in the west.

  • Monday Becoming sunnier. Mostly dry throughout. Mild with light winds.

  • Tuesday Mild with light winds throughout. A few light showers in the south.

  • Wednesday Warm and dry throughout. Some cloud in the south. Light winds.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01 Fri 19/01

27.7°C

Scotts Peak Dam
Hottest

31.0°C

Ouse

36.3°C

Ouse

39.7°C

St Helens Ap

39.7°C

St Helens Ap

9.7°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

1.1°C

Butlers Gorge

9.5°C

Maydena

7.0°C

Mt Wellington

-0.1°C

Mt Wellington

SSW 38km/h

Cape Sorell
Windiest

57km/h

Mt Wellington

96km/h

Mt Wellington

74km/h

Mt Wellington
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.4mm

Cape Grim

0.2mm

COPPING (YAXLEY ESTATE)

5.0mm

Swansea

5.0mm

Swansea
Tasmania's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.2°C at
Scamander in 2009
Lowest 2.1°C at
Mt Wellington in 2009
Highest 25.6°C at
Risdon in 1962
Lowest -4.0°C at
Liawenee in 2000
Highest 265.0mm at
Scamander in 2011

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 %
Mostly sunny
14 23 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
12 24 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 6 70 SW 19 56
Possible shower
15 23 50% < 1mm Nil N 9 68 ESE 19 53
Mostly sunny
15 24 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Clearing shower
15 24 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
13 31 40% < 1mm Nil SSE 5 65 N 13 36
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Weather News

Tropical thunder at the top of Down Under

12:55 EDT

Weather news of late has been focussed on the heatwave conditions plaguing southeastern Australia - and rightly so: these conditions are severe.

100 years ago, a cyclone without a name killed 30 people and almost levelled a young city

10:09 EDT

Nearly one year after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast, the region is marking the centenary of another destructive cyclone, which all but flattened the young town of Mackay.

Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

00:08 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, after temperatures in some areas hit 40 degrees Celsius.