Bureau of Meteorology explains mixed weather in Tasmania in July | Examiner




Warmer days and nights may seem like an oxymoron in the depths of a Tasmanian winter, but that’s what was served across Tasmania in July, new data shows. Dr Andrew Marshall, senior climate researcher at the Bureau of Meteorology, explained that Tasmania has not descended into the frigid climate associated with this time of year. “July was not as cold as usual for Tasmania, the days and nights were warmer than the statewide average for July,” he said. Average daytime temperature was Tasmania’s highest since 2014. READ MORE: Launceston crypto expert and multi-million dollar claims Daytime and nighttime temperatures are expected to be above average in Tasmania for the next three years month. Nighttime temperatures were more than four degrees warmer across most of northern Tasmania from July 14 to 16, while they were six degrees warmer than the northeast average on July 28. Bicheno led the rankings for the hottest average daytime temperature in July with 14.5 degrees. READ MORE: Hydrogen hub outlook strengthened as eyes set on federal pledge Hottest night belonged to Flinders Island in July after recording 13 degrees on July 28. “The daytime and nighttime temperatures were in the [top] ten percent of the records for parts of northern Tasmania, ”said Dr Marshall. Rains fell in Meander, which received 224 ml of rain for the month, which is a record for the region. “July’s rainfall was above average in northwest Tasmania, particularly King Island (…) MORE: It’s far too early to honor Titmus with the aquatic center name The expected rainfall will be impacted by the movements of the Indian Ocean dipole in the coming months. “The eastern Indian Ocean is warmer than average and we are now in the negative phase of the Indian Ocean dipole and this forecast is expected to last at least until mid-spring,” he said. rainfall to the east and south of Australia, including Tasmania, providing a flow of moist air across the continent, ”he said. Northeast Tasmania is likely to receive above average precipitation from August to October, unlike the rest of Tasmania. Our reporters work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content: What do you think? Send us a letter to the editor:




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