Climatologist Ian Barnes-Keoghan from the Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania chats with Dave about our Winter weather and how August stacked up to the previous two months.

Ian is covering the following points in this August and winter climate summary, current as of 1pm on 1 September 2017:


  • Continuation of cold nights in August, fairly average day time temperatures
  • Winter saw cold nights and mornings, below average rainfall in the east
  • Winter 2017 around a degree colder than last year
  • Equal chance of above average or below average rain for most of the state this spring.


For the full Tasmanian August climate summary, please go to

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For the full Tasmanian winter climate summary, please go to