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Launceston Forecast

This morning -1°C
Today 15°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

2.6°C rising
Updated at 00:50 EST

Central North for Sunday Clear. Light winds.
Monday Mostly sunny. Morning frost. Light winds.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 2.6°C rising
Dew Point 1.8°C rising
Feels Like 2.6°C
Relative Humidity 94%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:41 EST
Sunset sunset
17:44 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 2.0°C
Cressy 1.3°C
Low Head 4.9°C
Sheffield 2.0°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
1°C

6am

Mostly clear
-1°C

9am

Mostly clear
5°C

12pm

Mostly clear
12°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 22:01 EST
Road Weather Alert for for N W Coast, Central N, N E, W, Central Plateau, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley & S E Forecast Districts

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Aug 29
Tue
Aug 30
Wed
Aug 31
Thu
Sep 1
Fri
Sep 2
Sat
Sep 3
Sun
Sep 4

Frost then sunny

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 15°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 17°C 17°C
Minimum -1°C 2°C 8°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 10% 90% 90% 40% 40% 60% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Severe Moderate Nil Slight Slight Slight Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 1
km/h
6
km/h
1
km/h
9
km/h
4
km/h
15
km/h
3
km/h
9
km/h
1
km/h
4
km/h
3
km/h
11
km/h
5
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SE 1km/h
SE
NNW 6km/h
NNW
ESE 1km/h
ESE
NE 9km/h
NE
N 4km/h
N
NW 15km/h
NW
WNW 3km/h
WNW
NW 9km/h
NW
SSE 1km/h
SSE
ENE 4km/h
ENE
SSW 3km/h
SSW
W 11km/h
W
W 5km/h
W
WNW 16km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 80% 52% 88% 75% 100% 83% 93% 66% 89% 62% 91% 63% 85% 62%
Dew Point 2°C 5°C 6°C 12°C 11°C 13°C 8°C 10°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 6°C 10°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:13 EST
sunrise
06:41 EST
sunset
17:44 EST
last light
18:12 EST
moon
rise
Mon 04:20 EST
set
Mon 14:34 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Aug 28
5.7°C 13°C 6.2mm
Sat
Aug 27
2.1°C 14.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 26
0.8°C 13.9°C 0.2mm
Thu
Aug 25
-0.3°C 13.8°C 1.0mm
Wed
Aug 24
-1.1°C 14.4°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
460.9mm
85.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
721.9mm
94 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
382.6mm
82 Day(s)
Wettest Day
88.0mm
Jan 29
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jun 25
Highest Temperature
33.5°C
Jan 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.3°C
23rd
Lowest On Record
-3.5°C
1st 1997
Average This Month
3.4°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
3.7°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
16.4°C
19th
Highest On Record
20.3°C
26th 2004
Average This Month
13.7°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
13.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.0mm
10th
Total This Month
58.2mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
88.6mm
16.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
223.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
14.9mm
1982
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