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Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Tue 17:21 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Tuesday Strong southwesterly flow. Snow on highlands. Showers about west and south coast.

  • Wednesday Patchy light showers, mainly in the west. West to southwesterly winds.

  • Thursday Showers along the west coast. Cool throughout, light winds.

  • Friday Mostly sunny with light winds. Cool throughout.

  • Saturday Light winds and mostly clear skies. Cool to mild throughout.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 30/08 Sun 31/08 Mon 01/09

11.4°C

Flinders Island
Hottest

19.4°C

Scotts Peak Dam

20.0°C

Swansea

19.7°C

Swansea

19.7°C

Swansea

-2.1°C

Mt Wellington
Coldest

-1.9°C

Ouse

2.7°C

Maydena

-3.4°C

Mt Wellington

-3.4°C

Mt Wellington

S 38km/h

Eddystone Point
Windiest

72km/h

Mt Read

87km/h

Maatsuyker Is

77km/h

Maria Is
-

0.2mm last hr

Campania
Wettest

13.2mm

Strathgordon

15.2mm

Strahan Ap

18.4mm

Quamby Bluff

14.0mm

Mt Read
Tasmania's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 31.1°C at
Hobart Ap in 1987
Lowest -5.0°C at
Mt Wellington in 1995
Highest 19.0°C at
Risdon in 1973
Lowest -10.7°C at
Shannon Hec in 1983
Highest 188.0mm at
Port Arthur in 2005

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
8 15 90% 5-10mm Nil ENE 16 84 NNE 17 75
Mostly sunny
5 17 90% 1-5mm Slight NNE 20 87 N 23 60
Mostly sunny
7 18 70% 1-5mm Nil N 17 59 N 15 49
Mostly sunny
6 16 90% 5-10mm Nil N 16 79 N 20 69
Mostly sunny
6 17 70% 5-10mm Nil NNW 16 71 N 19 60
Mostly sunny
4 17 90% 1-5mm Slight NNE 6 90 NNW 16 59
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Weather News

Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.

Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.

South Australia warned of another severe bushfire season

15:08 EST

The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.