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Launceston Climate

Launceston Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
24.4 24.6 22.8 19.0 15.8 13.2 12.7 13.8 15.7 17.9 20.5 22.5 18.5
Mean Min (°C)
12.3 12.2 10.3 7.7 5.1 2.9 2.4 3.7 5.3 6.9 9.0 10.7 7.3
Mean Rain (mm)
43.0 31.4 38.6 53.0 62.0 67.5 76.8 88.6 67.3 50.7 52.9 46.5 680.1
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
7.1 6.1 6.3 9.2 11.6 13.2 15.5 16.0 14.2 11.3 9.9 8.7 128.3

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 1.0 10.9 14.3 1.0
High Min (°C)
20.9 20.3 19.1 17.0 15.6 13.2 11.5 11.5 14.5 15.3 18.7 19.1 20.9
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)
54.0 39.8 43.0 42.0 45.8 34.2 67.6 65.4 53.4 42.0 42.8 46.0 67.6

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 19.1 22.5 24.6 19.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
21.8 22.1 20.8 16.5 14.5 11.9 11.1 12.7 13.7 16.2 18.3 19.7 17.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.0 15.0 12.1 9.8 8.8 4.8 4.5 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)
139.4 107.4 106.2 124.6 152.9 183.0 157.7 223.0 115.8 121.4 131.2 145.1 871.3
Low Rain (mm)
7.3 0.0 2.6 4.3 4.0 4.3 36.8 14.9 8.4 9.9 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
2.0 1.4 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 4.7
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.2 2.1 7.3 13.5 16.1 10.7 6.0 2.3 0.5 0.0 58.7
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.7 7.4 9.1 4.9 1.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 26.0

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
34 34 34 34 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 34.5
Earliest Entry
1981 1981 1981 1981 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
34 34 34 34 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 34.5
Earliest Entry
1981 1981 1981 1981 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
34 34 34 34 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 34.6
Earliest Entry
1981 1981 1981 1981 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND)
Central North, Tasmania
41.4194°S 147.1219°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 1980
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Severe weather warning for Tasmania's north-east, possible flash flooding

18:03 EDT

Severe weather predicted for Tasmania's north and east on Friday has prompted a public warning from emergency services.

Wet night ahead of Friday flood threat

15:00 EDT

Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

14:03 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.