Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Sun 15:47 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Sunday Showers, cold in the southwest. Showers, cool in the southeast. Mostly cloudy, cool-to-cold in the north.

  • Monday Showers, cool in the southwest. Highland snow retreating. Mostly cloudy, cool in the southeast. Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Mostly cloudy, cold in the northeast.

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, mild in the south. Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the north.

  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy, very warm in the southwest. Mostly sunny, very warm in the southeast. Mostly cloudy, cool-to-mild in the northwest. Mostly sunny, cool in the northeast.

  • Thursday Showers, mild in the southwest. Late shower, mild in the southeast. Clearing shower, cool-to-mild in the northwest. Late shower, mild in the northeast.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 21/10 Fri 22/10 Sat 23/10

16.4°C

Devonport Ap
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

25.0°C

Dover
Avg: Rec:

23.3°C

Bushy Park
Avg: Rec:

17.8°C

Flinders Island
Avg: Rec:

25.0°C

Dover
Avg: Rec:

0.1°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

4.7°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

2.1°C

Lake St Clair
Avg: Rec:

-0.7°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

-3.7°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

SSW 68km/h

Cape Grim
Windiest

81km/h

Mount Read

81km/h

Tasman Island

88km/h

Mt Wellington
-

0.2mm last hr

Mt Hartz
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

54.0mm

Mt Barrow
Avg: Rec:

32.6mm

Erriba
Avg: Rec:

61.2mm

Nunamara
Avg: Rec:

53.4mm

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 %
Possible shower
10 19 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
13 22 60% 5-10mm Nil NNW 12 59 SW 21 58
Possible shower
10 23 60% 1-5mm Nil N 9 70 NNW 17 55
Possible shower
10 24 60% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Showers
12 18 70% 1-5mm Nil W 12 92 SW 21 86
Showers increasing
12 24 80% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
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