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Launceston Forecast

Tonight 8°C
Tomorrow 17°C
late_shower

Now

9.0°C falling
Updated at 21:30 EST

Central North for Saturday Mostly clear. Light winds.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers at night. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 9.0°C falling
Dew Point 7.6°C falling
Feels Like 9.0°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
NW 1km/h falling
Wind Gusts 4km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:56 EST
Sunset sunset
17:21 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 10.2°C
Cressy 8.2°C
Scottsdale 11.9°C
Low Head 12.9°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
11°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
9°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
9°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4
Fri
May 5

Sunny

Late shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 19°C 17°C 18°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 18°C
Minimum 9°C 8°C 11°C 5°C 2°C 2°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 40% 90% 90% 50% 5% 30% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Moderate Moderate Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 2
km/h
7
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
26
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
4
km/h
6
km/h
1
km/h
7
km/h
3
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 2km/h
SSE
S 7km/h
S
NNW 8km/h
NNW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 18km/h
W
S 4km/h
S
SW 6km/h
SW
SSE 1km/h
SSE
NW 7km/h
NW
NNW 3km/h
NNW
NNW 13km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 78% 52% 88% 68% 92% 77% 78% 49% 76% 48% 78% 54% 86% 65%
Dew Point 9°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 14°C 14°C 5°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 4°C 7°C 8°C 11°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:28 EST
sunrise
06:57 EST
sunset
17:20 EST
last light
17:49 EST
moon
rise
Sun 10:47 EST
set
Sun 20:49 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Apr 29
7.0°C 21°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 28
5.7°C 18.4°C 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 27
1.0°C 14.6°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 26
9.3°C 14.0°C 1.0mm
Tue
Apr 25
13.2°C 19.1°C 8.0mm

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
166.0mm
28.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
107.4mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
235.5mm
25 Day(s)
Wettest Day
15.0mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
1.0°C
Apr 27
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.0°C
27th
Lowest On Record
-1.5°C
26th 1981
Average This Month
8.0°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
7.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.0°C
21st
Highest On Record
27.7°C
12th 1985
Average This Month
19.8°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
19.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.8mm
10th
Total This Month
32.2mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
53.0mm
9.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
124.6mm
1992
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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Weather News

Fog and low cloud glooming southern Australia

14:41 EST

Large areas of southern Australia can expect a foggy start to the next few mornings, reducing visibility for the first few hours, even in the southeastern capitals.

Dry taste for tropics

11:51 EST

The strongest southeasterly wind surge since last Dry Season has swept out any lingering sticky humidity from the summer over a large swathe of the central and eastern tropics.

BOM predicts a less destructive South Australian coastal storm season this year

18:26 EST

As the mercury plummets across South Australia ahead of winter, coastal properties are preparing for the inevitable storm surges.