NO rain during the day and a maximum temperature of 25 degrees meant near-perfect weather for the final day of the Australia Day long weekend yesterday.
Launceston had a minimum of 11.2 degrees, recorded at 6.40am, and a maximum of 25.3 degrees, recorded at 3.09pm.
The only rain recorded in the state between 9am and 3pm yesterday was 0.2 millimetres at Eddystone Point in the North-East.
The good weather is likely to continue in the Launceston area today, with a temperature range between 12 and 26 degrees and a 20 per cent chance of rain.
Across the North and North-West, the long weekend featured sport, art and entertainment.
Australia Day, on Saturday, included a fun run at Launceston's Royal Park, and woodchopping and a triathlon at Latrobe.
There was a movie night at Bridport and a regatta at St Helens, and award and citizenship ceremonies throughout the state.
On Sunday, guest DJs brought Royal Park alive, and there was jazz in City Park and harness racing in Devonport.
Two exhibitions - Moments of Splendour and the High Art Summer Show - closed at the Burnie Regional Gallery yesterday.
A big event in Launceston yesterday was a series of cricket matches at the NTCA Ground to raise money for the Tasmanian bushfire appeal.