Tasmanian Weather

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Tasmania Forecast

  • Saturday Showers, cold in the southwest. Highland snow later. Late shower, cool in the southeast. Mostly cloudy, cool-to-mild in the northwest. Rain, cold in the northeast.

  • Sunday Clearing shower, cold in the southwest. Frost then sunny, cool in the southeast. Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Mostly cloudy, cold in the northeast.

  • Monday Mostly sunny, cool in the south. Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Showers, cold in the northeast.

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

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

Tas Extremes and Records

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

17.1°C

Launceston
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

18.9°C

Wynyard Ap
Avg: Rec:

20.8°C

Launceston
Avg: Rec:

19.0°C

Flinders Island
Avg: Rec:

28.2°C

Flinders Island
Avg: Rec:

1.6°C

Mount Read
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

0.7°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

3.0°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

1.1°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

-5.3°C

Liawenee
Avg: Rec:

NW 68km/h

Maatsuyker Island
Windiest

51km/h

Maatsuyker Island

53km/h

Mt Wellington

59km/h

Maatsuyker Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

19.6mm

Sheffield
Avg: Rec:

7.6mm

Verwood
Avg: Rec:
- -

13.6mm

Devonport Ap
Avg: Rec:

14.0mm

Devonport Ap
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
(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 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
8 13 90% 1-5mm Nil SW 21 81 WSW 28 66
Late shower
10 15 80% < 1mm Nil WSW 15 64 W 24 45
Showers
11 15 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Clearing shower
10 16 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Clearing shower
11 18 30% < 1mm Nil SSE 11 87 SSW 11 49
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