Launceston Climate

Launceston Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
24.5 24.6 22.8 19.1 15.8 13.2 12.7 13.8 15.7 18.0 20.5 22.5 18.6
Mean Min (°C)
12.3 12.3 10.4 7.7 5.2 2.9 2.4 3.6 5.3 6.9 9.1 10.8 7.4
Mean Rain (mm)
46.4 30.3 38.9 51.0 65.2 68.7 77.9 86.3 66.6 50.0 52.5 46.7 680.7
Median Rain (mm)
36.4 24.8 31.3 41.6 50.2 61.0 74.2 67.1 69.8 49.4 50.4 41.6 677.9
Mean Rain Days
7.0 6.0 6.5 9.1 12.0 13.3 15.4 15.9 14.0 11.3 9.8 8.6 125.9

Launceston Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
39.0 34.4 33.0 27.7 23.5 18.4 18.4 20.3 24.8 28.7 30.7 33.8 39.0
Low Max (°C)
14.8 16.0 13.6 10.9 9.0 5.9 6.0 8.1 9.8 9.4 10.9 14.3 5.9
High Min (°C)
20.9 20.3 21.1 17.0 15.6 13.5 11.5 11.5 14.5 15.3 18.7 21.0 21.1
Low Min (°C)
2.5 3.4 0.5 -1.5 -3.0 -4.9 -5.2 -3.5 -2.4 -1.4 -2.0 2.0 -5.2
High Rain (mm)
88.0 39.8 43.0 42.0 45.8 34.2 67.6 65.4 53.4 42.0 43.0 46.0 88.0

Launceston Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
26.9 27.3 25.3 20.8 17.0 14.5 13.7 15.1 17.3 20.5 22.5 25.3 19.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
21.8 22.1 20.4 16.5 14.5 11.9 11.1 12.7 13.7 16.2 18.3 19.7 17.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.4 15.0 13.2 9.8 8.8 4.8 4.9 6.7 7.5 8.7 11.3 12.2 8.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
9.7 9.7 8.1 5.0 2.6 0.2 -0.3 1.7 3.3 5.2 7.0 8.4 6.3
High Rain (mm)
153.8 107.4 106.2 124.6 152.9 183.0 157.7 223.0 115.8 121.4 131.2 145.1 998.0
Low Rain (mm)
7.3 0.0 2.6 4.3 4.0 4.3 36.8 14.9 8.4 1.4 5.6 6.1 394.8

Launceston Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Launceston Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 35.0°C
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≥ 30.0°C
1.9 1.5 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.8 4.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.2 2.1 7.4 13.6 15.9 10.9 5.8 2.2 0.4 0.0 57.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.6 7.5 9.0 5.0 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 25.4

Launceston 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
27.7 28.0 26.2 22.1 18.1 15.1 14.5 15.7 17.7 20.6 23.8 25.5 24.2
Low Max
20.9 21.0 19.5 16.0 13.5 10.9 10.8 11.9 13.3 15.2 17.3 19.2 13.0
High Min
15.6 15.6 14.1 11.7 9.5 7.1 6.2 7.6 8.8 10.4 12.6 14.0 12.6
Low Min
8.6 8.4 6.2 3.4 0.9 -1.0 -1.2 -0.4 1.4 3.0 5.3 7.2 1.6

Launceston Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
37 37 37 37 38 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 36.9
Earliest Entry
1981 1981 1981 1981 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
37 37 37 37 38 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37.0
Earliest Entry
1981 1981 1981 1981 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
37 37 37 37 38 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37.0
Earliest Entry
1981 1981 1981 1981 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)
Central North, Tasmania
41.4194°S 147.1219°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 1980
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