Climatologist Ian Barnes-Keoghan from the Bureau of Meteorology.

Ian is covering the following points in this October climate summary, current as of 1.30pm on 1 November 2017:

• October was a warm month across Tasmania
• Mean temperature across the state around 1.5 degrees above average
• Records broken for some sites including Hobart, Launceston and Wynyard
• Likely to be warmer than average over the next three months

The final Tasmanian October climate summary is available at

The November to January climate outlook summary is available at
Kelly McNeill. Media and Communications Manager, Tasmania and Antarctica