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Climatologist Ian Barnes-Keoghan from the Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania

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 http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/month/tas/summary.shtml

For the full Tasmanian winter climate summary, please go to http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/season/tas/summary.shtml
Kelly McNeill. Media and Communications Manager, Tasmania and Antarctica