Tasmanian Weather

Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers, cool in the southwest. Late shower, cool in the southeast. Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Showers, cold in the northeast.

  • Thursday Late thunder, cool in the southwest. Late shower, cool in the southeast. Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Showers, cold in the northeast.

  • Friday Windy with showers, cool in the south. Windy with showers, cool-to-cold in the north.

  • Saturday Windy with rain, cold in the southwest. Highland rain/snow. Showers, cold in the southeast. Showers, cold in the northwest. Windy, cold in the northeast.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 13/10 Mon 14/10 Tue 15/10

10.9°C

Swan Island
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

19.4°C

Cape Sorell
Avg: Rec:

25.1°C

Hobart
Avg: Rec:

20.0°C

Launceston
Avg: Rec:

29.0°C

Hobart East
Avg: Rec:
- -

-5.2°C

Liawenee
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-1.5°C

Lake Leake
Avg: Rec:

-4.2°C

Ross
Avg: Rec:
 

-7.8°C

Liawenee
Avg: Rec:

WSW 29km/h

Mt Hartz
Windiest

68km/h

Mt Read

90km/h

Maatsuyker Is

53km/h

Eddystone Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Gray
Avg: Rec:
- -

13.8mm

Mt Read
Avg: Rec:
 

40.0mm

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:
Tasmania's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 34.6°C at
Hobart in 1987
Lowest -2.2°C at
Mt Wellington in 1962
Highest 20.6°C at
Flinders Island in 1977
Lowest -9.5°C at
Mt Wellington in 1990
Highest 154.4mm at
Cradle Valley in 1981

Tasmania Weather Forecasts

Station
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Clearing shower
5 16 60% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Mostly sunny
7 17 30% < 1mm Nil SW 10 73 S 17 56
Possible shower
6 18 70% 1-5mm Nil S 9 82 SW 10 48
Showers
6 16 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
6 15 80% 1-5mm Nil SE 4 79 WSW 20 60
Possible shower
5 16 40% 1-5mm Slight - - - -
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