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Launceston Forecast

This morning 9°C
Today 15°C
clearing_shower

Now

11.0°C rising
Updated at 07:00 EST

Central North for Wednesday Very high (90%) chance of showers, clearing around midday. Areas of morning fog. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.0°C rising
Dew Point 10.4°C rising
Feels Like 10.4°C
Relative Humidity 96%
Wind icon
WNW 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 14.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:21 EST
Sunset sunset
16:55 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 10.3°C
Cressy 9.8°C
Low Head 13.6°C
Sheffield 8.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

9am

Shower
11°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
14°C

3pm

Mostly clear
14°C

6pm

Clear
10°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Wed 05:00 EST
Strong Wind for Far North West, Central North, South East and South West coasts, Banks Strait & Franklin Sound & East of Flinders Island

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 24
Thu
May 25
Fri
May 26
Sat
May 27
Sun
May 28
Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30

Clearing shower

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Rain developing

Rain

Mostly sunny

Showers easing
Maximum 15°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 13°C
Minimum 9°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 5°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 80% 90% 90% 90% 80% 70% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Slight Slight Nil Nil Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 10
km/h
18
km/h
6
km/h
23
km/h
4
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
27
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction NW 10km/h
NW
W 18km/h
W
NNW 6km/h
NNW
NW 23km/h
NW
NNW 4km/h
NNW
NW 13km/h
NW
N 17km/h
N
N 27km/h
N
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 9km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 96% 54% 94% 77% 90% 62% 97% 77% 94% 72% 88% 61% 91% 75%
Dew Point 11°C 5°C 8°C 12°C 6°C 7°C 10°C 12°C 8°C 10°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 8°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:50 EST
sunrise
07:21 EST
sunset
16:55 EST
last light
17:26 EST
moon
set
Wed 16:05 EST
rise
Thu 06:03 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
Tue
May 23
7.8°C 16°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
Sat
May 20
9.3°C 13.6°C 1.0mm
Fri
May 19
4.4°C 17.6°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
228.0mm
40.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
139.8mm
35 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
383.9mm
44 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
5.2°C
+0.1°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
32.4mm
9 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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