Tasmanian Weather

Tas
Wed 06:58 EST
Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Wednesday Windy with showers, cool in the southwest. Windy on the highlands. Mostly cloudy, cool in the southeast. Showers easing, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Mostly cloudy, cool in the northeast.

  • Thursday Wind easing, showers mostly clearing, cold in the south. Clearing showers, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Showers, cold in the northeast.

  • Friday Mostly cloudy, cold in the southwest. Windy on the highlands. Mostly sunny, cool in the southeast. Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the north.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny, cool in the south. Windy on the highlands. Fog then sunny, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Mostly sunny, cool in the northeast.

  • Sunday Mostly cloudy, cool in the southwest. Windy on the highlands. Mostly sunny, cool in the southeast. Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the north.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 16/05 Mon 17/05 Tue 18/05

15.1°C

Flinders Island
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

16.5°C

Bicheno
Avg: Rec:

15.7°C

Launceston
Avg: Rec:

18.5°C

Bushy Park
Avg: Rec:

24.6°C

Campania
Avg: Rec:

4.6°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-2.8°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

-4.7°C

Ross
Avg: Rec:

-0.2°C

Fingal
Avg: Rec:

-5.4°C

Butlers Gorge
Avg: Rec:

NW 59km/h

Maatsuyker Island
Windiest

109km/h

Maatsuyker Island

100km/h

Mt Hartz

100km/h

Mt Wellington
-
no rain last hr Wettest

27.0mm

Warra
Avg: Rec:

18.2mm

Mount Read
Avg: Rec:

9.2mm

Mount Read
Avg: Rec:

9.2mm

Mount Read
Avg: Rec:
Tasmania's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 27.4°C at
Flinders Island in 1997
Lowest -3.2°C at
Mt Wellington in 1968
Highest 17.7°C at
Grove in 2005
Lowest -10.5°C at
Liawenee in 2006
Highest 153.7mm at
Bicheno in 1969

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 %
Mostly sunny
6 16 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
6 19 5% < 1mm Nil NNW 17 64 NNW 16 46
Mostly cloudy
4 17 10% < 1mm Slight N 6 95 N 14 72
Mostly sunny
5 18 5% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Mostly sunny
8 18 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 23 91 N 24 74
Mostly sunny
6 18 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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