Current Conditions in Tasmania

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​At any time, Tasmania can experience different climate extremes to other parts of the Australian continent. Detailed information about current conditions can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) web site including specific agricultural weather information​.

The links below are to current BoM outlook information:

BoM Climate and Water Outlook video​ - current conditions
Climate Outlook (BoM) - monthly and seasonal
Climate Outlooks: Stacking the Odds in Your Favour video (BoM)​ - ​explains how to interpret climate outlook information to assist decision making. 

Access BoM from your mobile device using the App. Visit the website to find out more​.

Rainfall data

​​​12 month rainfall figures
12 month 'dry" percentiles
18 month "dry" percentiles
Current statement on conditions​


Maximum temperature deciles​ (October 2015)
Vegetation index​ (October 2015), shows the status and dynamics of vegetation across Australia which is a measure of the amount of live green vegetation.

Heat Wave Forecasts

The Heatwave Forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology can assist growers with the preparation of managing stressed crops over summer.  The Bureau updates the information twice daily.

The Heatwave Forecast shows the location of heatwaves, severe heatwaves and extreme heatwaves for the last two days and the next four days.  It uses some analysis Numerical Weather Prediction model data, not the Official Forecast data.


Check the Tasmanian Fire Service website.

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