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Launceston Forecast

Today 18°C
Tonight 9°C
rain_developing

Now

13.8°C rising
Updated at 10:00 EDT

Central North for Sunday Partly cloudy. The chance of fog this morning. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely this evening. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16. Low-Moderate.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.8°C rising
Dew Point 6.4°C falling
Feels Like 12.8°C
Relative Humidity 61%
Wind icon
NNW 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:43 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:19 EDT

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 12.0°C
Cressy 11.2°C
Low Head 13.3°C
Sheffield 11.3°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly cloudy
15°C

3pm

Slight chance shower
18°C

6pm

Rain
16°C

9pm

Heavy rain
13°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 10:05 EDT
Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Tas - Sun 10:00 EDT
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

Tas - Sun 09:38 EDT
Flood Warning for the Macquarie River

Tas - Sat 17:25 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the Meander River

Tasmania Weather Update

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Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4
Wed
Oct 5
Thu
Oct 6
Fri
Oct 7
Sat
Oct 8

Rain developing

Windy with showers

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 20°C 22°C 19°C
Minimum 7°C 9°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 10°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 70% 40% 60% 80%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 8
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
32
km/h
23
km/h
31
km/h
22
km/h
36
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 8km/h
NNW
N 18km/h
N
NW 18km/h
NW
NW 32km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WNW 36km/h
WNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
NW 20km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
W 8km/h
W
WNW 18km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 84% 63% 92% 74% 86% 61% 82% 66% 78% 62% 82% 55% 74% 50%
Dew Point 8°C 11°C 9°C 11°C 9°C 8°C 7°C 10°C 7°C 12°C 13°C 13°C 7°C 9°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:15 EDT
sunrise
06:43 EDT
sunset
19:19 EDT
last light
19:47 EDT
moon
set
Sun 20:25 EDT
rise
Mon 07:55 EDT
moon
Sun
Oct 9
moon
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Oct 16
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Oct 23
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Mon
Oct 31

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Oct 2
8°C - -
Sat
Oct 1
7.8°C 15°C 1.0mm
Fri
Sep 30
8.1°C 12.8°C 27.0mm
Thu
Sep 29
8.8°C 16.5°C 0.2mm
Wed
Sep 28
7.8°C 16.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
578.9mm
110.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
782.4mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
410.9mm
87 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
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.8°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
21st 2006
Average This Month
7.9°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
6.9°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
28.7°C
31st 1987
Average This Month
15.0°C
-2.9°C
Long-term Average
17.9°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
1st
Total This Month
1.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
50.7mm
11.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.4mm
2000
Driest On Record
9.9mm
2008
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Weather News

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08:11 EDT

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SA weather: Virginia, Port Wakefield under threat as rivers burst banks

00:13 EST

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WA storm blacks out homes, blocks roads as severe weather warning cancelled

20:48 EST

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