Tasmanian Weather

Tas
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Current Warnings
 

Tasmania Forecast

  • Thursday Windy with rain, cool in the southwest. Windy on the highlands. Windy with showers, cool in the southeast. Clearing shower, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Mostly cloudy, cool in the northeast.

  • Friday Showers, cold in the southwest. Showers increasing, cool in the southeast. Windy, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Mostly cloudy, cool in the northeast.

  • Saturday Showers, cold in the southwest. Highland rain/snow. Showers, cold in the southeast. Windy, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Mostly sunny, cool in the northeast.

  • Sunday Isolated showers, cool in the south. Mostly sunny, cool-to-cold in the northwest. Mostly cloudy, cold in the northeast.

Tas Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 11/11 Tue 12/11 Wed 13/11

12.5°C

Flinders Island
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

27.0°C

Hobart East
Avg: Rec:
- -

19.4°C

St Helens Ap
Avg: Rec:

20.0°C

Friendly Beach
Avg: Rec:

34.2°C

Friendly Beach
Avg: Rec:

2.3°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-1.0°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

-3.1°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:
 

-3.8°C

Mt Wellington
Avg: Rec:

NW 88km/h

Maatsuyker Is
Windiest

105km/h

Maatsuyker Is

112km/h

Cape Grim

122km/h

Maatsuyker Is
-

0.2mm last hr

Cape Grim
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

17.4mm

Maatsuyker Is
Avg: Rec:

28.2mm

Zeehan
Avg: Rec:
 

74.2mm

Mt Read
Avg: Rec:
Tasmania's Records for November
Max Min Rain
Highest 38.5°C at
Hobart Ap in 1966
Lowest -1.7°C at
Mt Wellington in 1963
Highest 20.6°C at
Maydena in 1969
Lowest -6.8°C at
Liawenee in 2008
Highest 125.0mm at
Hastings in 1953

Tasmania Monthly Summaries

November 2019
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
25 9.2 -1.4 25 14.3 -1.7 53.4 98
5.8 -1.3 19.2 -0.4 13.6 29
10.3 +0.0 17.9 -0.7 34.8 63
8.7 -0.6 19.0 +0.3 25.2 47
9.5 -0.6 16.3 -1.1 47.4 88
8.1 -1.0 37 18.2 -2.3 26.4 50
1.8 -1.0 15 10.5 -4.6 45.0 70
2.8 -1.4 20 9.3 -4.4 89.2 120
8.8 +0.4 25 15.7 -2.1 99.6 103
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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