Central Weather

Tas
Thu 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Central Forecast

  • Friday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers or snow. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W/NW 35 to 50 km/h tending W/SW 40 to 60 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 3 and 8.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of snow showers in the W, high chance elsewhere. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 5 and zero with daytime temperatures reaching between zero and 6.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the E. Slight chance of a shower in the W. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 5 and minus 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 9.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight chance of a shower in the W. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

Issued Thu 06:25 EST

Central Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
00:00 EST
NW 13 31 5.0 1.8 0.8 80 1 15.8 -
00:00 EST
WNW 22 33 2.2 0.9 -4.0 91 1 0.0 1002.1
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Why does the date of the equinox change some years?

16:24 EST

It's the Southern Hemisphere's vernal (or spring) equinox today, which means the sun sat directly above the equator early this morning, giving roughly equal amounts of day and night in most parts of the world – but why does the date of the equinox differ by a day or so each year? They don't change the date of New Year's Day or your birthday.

Strongest wind in 10 years blasts parts of Tasmania

12:38 EST

The weather station at the top of kunanyi / Mount Wellington clocked its strong wind gust in a decade on Thursday morning, with more dangerous wind on the way for all of Tasmania.

Get a sneak peak into the new Weatherzone Beta website experience while we continue to build out its full functionality.
Explore new datasets, map layers, 7-day charts, 12-month trends and much more!