Upper Derwent Valley Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Saturday 25 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A series of low pressure systems will move to the south of Tasmania tonight, Sunday evening and during Tuesday. These lows are bringing cold fronts over the state on Sunday night, early Tuesday and on Wednesday. Cold and fresh to strong and gusty southwest to northwesterly winds prevail over the coming days before shifting to an even cooler southerly on Wednesday with a high pressure centre establishing south of the Bight.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds northwesterly 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Sunday 26 May

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 700 metres late. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Becoming windy. New Norfolk 5 11

Monday 27 May

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Possible small hail. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

Tuesday 28 May

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, with possible small hail. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 10.

Wednesday 29 May

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, with possible small hail. Snow falling above 500 metres. Morning frost. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 9.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Sunday.

Product IDT16110