Thermal Comfort Observations

WBGT and Apparent Temperature for Tasmania

Issued at 6.12 am (EDT) Thursday 28 October 2021
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Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

EDT °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Northwest Coast and King Island
Cape Grim 06:00 am 12.4 -- 12.0 6.8 95 11.5 E 32
Devonport 06:00 am 10.7 -- 10.0 7.2 90 8.8 SSE 17
King Is Airport 06:00 am 13.4 -- 13.3 10.8 100 13.2 SW 19
Luncheon Hill 06:00 am 10.2 -- 9.6 6.3 90 8.6 ESE 19
Smithton 06:00 am 12.0 -- 11.3 9.2 90 10.1 E 15
Sheffield 06:00 am 8.3 -- 8.0 7.3 95 7.4 ESE 2
Wynyard 06:00 am 9.5 -- 9.2 8.5 95 8.7 S 4
Central North And Midlands
Cressy 06:00 am 9.1 -- 8.7 6.9 95 8.0 NNW 9
Launceston 06:00 am 8.9 -- 8.5 8.4 95 7.8   Calm
Launceston Airport          *         
Low Head 06:00 am 11.3 -- 11.1 8.0 95 10.8 SSE 19
Ross          *         
Northeast Coast and Flinders Island
Eddystone Pt 06:00 am 11.2 -- 10.6 9.1 90 9.6 WNW 11
Flinders Island 06:00 am 13.5 -- 12.8 12.7 90 11.7 E 7
Hogan Is 06:00 am 14.2 -- 13.1 11.1 85 11.5 W 19
Scottsdale 06:00 am 9.6 -- 8.8 6.5 85 7.4 SSE 13
St Helens 06:00 am 11.3 -- 10.4 9.9 85 9.0 NNW 6
Swan Is 06:00 am 11.6 -- 11.6 10.4 100 11.6 SSW 9
West Coast, South Coast and Highlands
Hartz Mts 06:00 am 10.2 -- 8.4 2.5 70 5.4 W 35
Maatsuyker Is 06:00 am 9.6 -- 9.4 3.3 95 9.0 W 32
Mount Read 06:00 am 7.3 -- 6.7 3.1 90 5.6 NNW 17
Scotts Peak 06:00 am 13.2 -- 11.1 6.9 70 7.6 WNW 30
Strahan Airport 06:00 am 13.3 -- 12.5 11.7 90 11.4 W 11
Warra 06:00 am 13.4 -- 10.2 11.4 55 4.6 NNW 4
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

EDT °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Central Plateau And Upper Derwent Valley
Bushy Park 06:00 am 10.4 -- 10.1 9.6 95 9.6 WSW 4
Liawenee 06:00 am 9.9 -- 8.1 5.5 70 4.9 N 17
Ouse 06:00 am 10.8 -- 10.1 10.2 90 9.1 ESE 2
East Coast
Fingal 06:00 am 8.1 -- 7.4 6.8 85 6.1 N 2
Friendly Beaches 06:00 am 12.3      *      S 2
Maria Island 06:00 am 14.0 -- 13.1 10.0 85 11.7 NNW 24
Southeast, Huon , Channel And Lower Derwent Valley
Campania 06:00 am 12.9 -- 11.1 7.9 75 8.2 N 24
Cape Bruny 06:00 am 14.1 -- 12.1 12.2 70 9.1 W 9
Grove          *         
Hobart 06:00 am 14.5 -- 11.6 9.2 60 6.6 NW 24
Hobart Airport 06:00 am 13.6 -- 11.5 9.5 70 8.0 NNW 19
Mt Wellington 06:00 am 10.1 -- 6.9 0.4 50 0.7 WNW 41
Tasman Is 06:00 am 17.1 -- 11.9  *  35 2.3    
Tunnack 06:00 am 9.4 -- 8.9 5.8 90 8.2 N 17
Macquarie Is
Macquarie Is 06:00 am 6.4 -- 6.2 -1.6 95 5.8 NW 37

Note: Calculation of the sun WBGT has been suppressed for this hour because the approximation used is not valid at these times.

The shade WBGT is calculated for an environment shaded from direct (and strong reflected) solar radiation and where surfaces are not significantly hotter or colder than the indicated air temperature.

* The calculation of AT requires an observation of temperature, humidity, and wind. If any of these are unavailable, the AT field is left blank.

The WBGT values displayed here should be used in conjunction with guidelines provided by Sports Medicine Australia (SMA).

The AT values displayed here are the Steadman Apparent Temperatures measured in the shade. The Apparent Temperature is an estimation of what the temperature "feels like" to an appropriately dressed adult. Direct exposure to the afternoon sun would add as much as 8C to the AT.

Further information About Thermal Comfort Observations including Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) and Apparent Temperature (AT).