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Launceston Forecast

Today 11°C
Tonight 2°C
mostly_sunny

Now

6.5°C rising
Updated at 10:20 EST

Central North for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 600 metres in the morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 11. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Launceston

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.5°C rising
Dew Point 3.3°C rising
Feels Like 4.7°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
NNW 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:38 EST
Sunset sunset
16:49 EST

Nearby Now

Launceston Ap 5.9°C
Cressy 6.2°C
Scottsdale 5.9°C
Low Head 8.8°C

Next 12 hours in Launceston

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
9°C

3pm

Mostly clear
11°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
6°C

9pm

Mostly clear
3°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 10:18 EST
the South East Forecast District. There Is A Risk of Losses of Lambs and Sheep

Tas - Sat 10:12 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Lower East Coast, South East Coast and South West Coast. Cancellation for Upper East Coast and Central West Coast

National Forecast

Launceston 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny

Clearing shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 11°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 12°C
Minimum -1°C 2°C 1°C -1°C 1°C 1°C -1°C
Chance of Rain 70% 70% 5% 60% 30% 60% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe Moderate High Severe High High Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
1
km/h
8
km/h
1
km/h
10
km/h
0
km/h
5
km/h
1
km/h
9
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
Wind Direction NW 4km/h
NW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
NW 18km/h
NW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
N 1km/h
N
WNW 8km/h
WNW
NE 1km/h
NE
NW 10km/h
NW
Calm
NNW
WNW 5km/h
WNW
S 1km/h
S
WSW 9km/h
WSW
S 4km/h
S
SSW 10km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 85% 54% 92% 66% 90% 58% 92% 66% 98% 69% 97% 59% 90% 58%
Dew Point 0°C 2°C 6°C 7°C 2°C 5°C 1°C 7°C 3°C 7°C 4°C 5°C 1°C 4°C

Launceston Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
07:07 EST
sunrise
07:38 EST
sunset
16:49 EST
last light
17:21 EST
moon
set
Sat 17:12 EST
rise
Sun 08:15 EST
moon
Sat
Jul 1
moon
Sun
Jul 9
moon
Mon
Jul 17
moon
Sun
Jul 23

Launceston Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jun 24
0°C - 9mm
Fri
Jun 23
5°C 13°C 5mm
Thu
Jun 22
1.5°C 11°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jun 21
1.7°C 12.6°C 3.0mm
Tue
Jun 20
- 14.1°C -

Launceston Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
300.5mm
53.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
216.8mm
48 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
520.1mm
60 Day(s)
Wettest Day
23.6mm
May 28
Lowest Temperature
-1.5°C
May 31
Highest Temperature
30.9°C
Mar 1

Launceston Almanac

full climatology
June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.5°C
7th
Lowest On Record
-4.9°C
30th 1983
Average This Month
2.4°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
2.9°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.5°C
3rd
Highest On Record
18.4°C
10th 2005
Average This Month
14.3°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.0mm
24th
Total This Month
20.0mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
68.7mm
13.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
183.0mm
2003
Driest On Record
4.3mm
2007
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18:30 EST

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Late start to winter in Tasmania

12:06 EST

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