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Launceston Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 4°C
possible_shower

Now

14.3°C rising
Updated at 13:10 EST

Central North for Thursday Cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 14.3°C rising
Dew Point 11.8°C rising
Feels Like 13.4°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
NNW 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:22 EST
Sunset sunset
16:55 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 13.2°C
Cressy 13.6°C
Scottsdale 12.4°C
Low Head 14.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3pm

Chance shower
16°C

6pm

Slight chance shower
15°C

9pm

Slight chance shower
12°C

12am

Mostly clear
9°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 10:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning Far North West, Central North, S East, South West and Central West Coasts & Banks St. Small Craft Alert inland waters

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 25
Fri
May 26
Sat
May 27
Sun
May 28
Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30
Wed
May 31

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Rain

Rain clearing

Late shower

Showers easing

Possible shower
Maximum 16°C 15°C 16°C 14°C 13°C 14°C 15°C
Minimum 5°C 4°C 6°C 8°C 3°C 5°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 80% 70% 90% 80% 80% 70% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Slight Nil Nil Moderate Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 5
km/h
22
km/h
2
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
6
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 5km/h
NNW
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NW 2km/h
NW
NW 13km/h
NW
N 16km/h
N
N 26km/h
N
NW 12km/h
NW
NW 19km/h
NW
WNW 6km/h
WNW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NW 22km/h
NW
W 10km/h
W
W 18km/h
W
Relative Humidity 94% 80% 90% 62% 93% 76% 94% 67% 87% 60% 91% 64% 85% 59%
Dew Point 9°C 13°C 6°C 7°C 10°C 12°C 9°C 8°C 4°C 5°C 7°C 7°C 5°C 7°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:51 EST
sunrise
07:22 EST
sunset
16:55 EST
last light
17:25 EST
moon
set
Thu 16:48 EST
rise
Fri 07:17 EST
moon
Fri
May 26
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 25
3.4°C - 0.0mm
Wed
May 24
8.5°C 15.9°C 14.2mm
Tue
May 23
7.8°C 16.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 22
7.8°C 18.2°C 0.4mm
Sun
May 21
9.6°C 17.4°C 16.4mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
154.0mm
36 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
384.2mm
45 Day(s)
Wettest Day
16.4mm
May 21
Lowest Temperature
-0.8°C
May 3
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.8°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
5.3°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
5.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.5°C
18th
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
16.4°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.4mm
21st
Total This Month
46.6mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
62.0mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.9mm
2007
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2005
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