Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Thu 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Friday Showers/storms, cold in the south. Windy/snow on the highlands. Isolated showers, cold in the north.

  • Saturday Snow tending to rain, cold in the southwest. Highland snow. Showers, cold in the southeast. Clearing shower, cold in the northwest. Cloud increasing, cold in the northeast.

  • Sunday Showers, cold in the southwest. Mostly cloudy, cold in the southeast. Cloud increasing, cold in the north.

  • Monday Showers, cold in the southwest. Mostly cloudy, cool in the southeast. Mostly cloudy, cold in the northwest. Mostly sunny, cold in the northeast.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 21/09 Wed 22/09 Thu 23/09

13.0°C

King Island Ap
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

19.6°C

Orford
Avg: Rec:

25.2°C

St Helens Ap
Avg: Rec:

20.2°C

Friendly Beach
Avg: Rec:

27.5°C

Swansea
Avg: Rec:

-0.7°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-2.8°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

1.3°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:
 

-5.8°C

Liawenee
Avg: Rec:

NW 92km/h

Maatsuyker Island
Windiest

90km/h

Maatsuyker Island

172km/h

Mt Wellington

127km/h

Scotts Peak Dam
-

2.0mm last hr

Cape Grim
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

22.6mm

Mount Read
Avg: Rec:

14.8mm

Mount Read
Avg: Rec:
 

51.4mm

Mount Victoria
Avg: Rec:
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 Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Ungroup by district)
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
01:00 EST
N 43 61 9.8 9.2 1.4 96 2 15.0 1006.4
01:30 EST
NW 30 41 9.2 8.0 3.0 92 1 10.6 1002.1
01:30 EST
NNW 13 20 8.6 2.8 4.6 67 2 0.0 999.8
01:30 EST
WNW 44 72 2.0 1.4 -8.4 96 1 4.2 -
01:30 EST
WNW 28 41 2.9 1.3 -4.3 89 1 0.0 999.9
01:30 EST
NNW 6 9 9.2 4.0 6.8 70 2 0.0 -
01:30 EST
NW 6 9 9.3 8.5 7.9 95 1 0.8 -
01:30 EST
WNW 48 67 11.9 10.3 2.7 90 3 3.4 1006.3
01:30 EST
NW 37 48 12.9 11.0 6.0 88 2 0.4 1006.9
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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.

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