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Launceston Forecast

This morning -1°C
Today 14°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

1.5°C steady
Updated at 01:50 EST

Central North for Friday Frost and areas of fog in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.
Saturday Fog and areas of frost in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 1.5°C steady
Dew Point 0.7°C steady
Feels Like 1.5°C
Relative Humidity 94%
Wind icon
ESE 3km/h steady
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 2.4°C
Cressy 0.1°C
Scottsdale 5.4°C
Low Head 7.6°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
0°C

6am

Mostly clear
0°C

9am

Mostly clear
4°C

12pm

Mostly clear
11°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Thu 14:15 EST
Frost Warning for the North West Coast, Central North, Midlands, East Coast and Upper Derwent Valley

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Showers

Showers increasing

Mostly sunny
Maximum 14°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 15°C 13°C 13°C
Minimum -1°C 1°C 4°C 10°C 8°C 3°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 10% 20% 50% 80% 70% 70% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe High Slight Nil Nil Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 1
km/h
9
km/h
1
km/h
7
km/h
1
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
6
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction NE 1km/h
NE
NNW 9km/h
NNW
ENE 1km/h
ENE
NNW 7km/h
NNW
ENE 1km/h
ENE
N 11km/h
N
NNE 6km/h
NNE
N 16km/h
N
N 12km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
WNW 6km/h
WNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
SSW 7km/h
SSW
SW 17km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 88% 66% 96% 68% 98% 75% 97% 79% 99% 76% 90% 64% 90% 65%
Dew Point 2°C 8°C 4°C 9°C 8°C 13°C 12°C 13°C 10°C 11°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 7°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:51 EST
sunrise
07:22 EST
sunset
16:55 EST
last light
17:25 EST
moon
set
Fri 02:21 EST
rise
Fri 14:51 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 24
-0.9°C 16°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
1.5°C 18.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
6.1°C 18.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
4.8°C 14.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
2.3°C 17.7°C 0.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
231.8mm
40.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
208.6mm
37 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
154.2mm
33 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.0mm
Mar 25
Lowest Temperature
-1.1°C
May 16
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Jan 19

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.1°C
16th
Lowest On Record
-3.0°C
18th 1981
Average This Month
5.0°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
5.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
22.9°C
3rd
Highest On Record
23.5°C
3rd 1988
Average This Month
16.7°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
15.8°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.2mm
4th
Total This Month
38.2mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.2mm
12.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.9mm
2007
Driest On Record
4.0mm
2005
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Weather News

Severe weather warning issued as destructive cold front hits southern WA

23:06 EST

Heavy rain has soaked Perth and surrounds as the first strong cold front of the season batters the southern half of the state, with damaging winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour predicted overnight.

Tourists and feral animals flock to Lake Eyre as floodwaters end 1,000km journey

18:11 EST

Rain that fell ago in north west Queensland has finally hit South Australia's Lake Eyre, attracting tourists and feral animals not seen there in years.

Wild night in the west

16:47 EST

Perth's run of warm and dry weather will come to an abrupt end tonight when one of Western Australia's strongest cold front so far this year reaches the state's west coast.